Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2000

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Elections for the office of Pennsylvania's House of Representatives consisted of a primary election date on April 4, 2000 and a general election on November 7, 2000. All 203 seats were up for election.

Campaign contributions

This chart shows how many candidates ran for state house in Pennsylvania in past years and the cumulative amount of campaign spending in state house races, including spending in both primary and general election contests. All figures come from Follow The Money.[1]

Year Number of candidates Total contributions
2012 410 $33,351,949
2010 444 $36,502,678
2008 403 $45,787,518
2006 531 $50,730,125
2004 391 $32,641,151
2002 420 $29,793,903
2000 395 $24,838,142

During the 2000 election, the total contributions to the 395 House candidates was $24,838,142. The top 10 contributors were:[2]

2000 Donors, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Donor Amount
House Republican Campaign Cmte of Pennsylvania $3,655,640
House Democratic Campaign Cmte of Pennsylvania $1,568,617
Pennsylvania Republican Party $608,233
Pennsylvania State Education Association $313,656
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers $265,925
Democratic Congressional Campaign Cmte $234,500
Pennsylvania Chamber of Business & Industry $163,400
National Republican Congressional Cmte $160,000
Pennsylvanians for Effective Government-Peg $139,000
Afscme Council 13 $135,545

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