September 29, 2007
2008 Congressional Candidates Raise $239 Million in First Half of 2007
"2008 candidates for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives reported raising a total of $239 million from January 1 through June 30, 2007, according to data compiled by the Federal Election Commission (FEC). Candidates seeking election to the 33 U.S. Senate reported raising $80.6 million during the first six months of 2007. Democratic Senate candidates raised $47.6 million while Republicans raised $33 million. Candidates for the House of Representatives reported raising $157.8 million in the first six months of this year, with Democrats raising $94.2 million and Republicans raising $63.6 million.
Included in the following tables are fund raising totals for the top 50 House members in the following categories:total receipts, contributions from individuals, PAC contributions, disbursements, and cash on hand.Comparative charts and graphs are also included, along with summary statistical information for each Senate candidate.Financial activity for these Senate candidates in 2003-2004 and 2005-2006 is also included." [RJ]
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