Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2004

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Elections for the office of Pennsylvania's House of Representatives consisted of a primary election date on April 27, 2004 and a general election on November 2, 2004. 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 2004 election, the total contributions to the 391 House candidates was $32,641,151. The top 10 contributors were:[2]

2004 Donors, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Donor Amount
House Republican Campaign Cmte of Pennsylvania $2,382,831
Pennsylvania Republican Party $1,079,115
House Democratic Campaign Cmte of Pennsylvania $988,608
Pennsylvania Democratic Party $840,978
Pennsylvania Education Association $345,861
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association $331,775
Electrical Workers Local 98 $270,370
Afscme Council 13 $172,579
Pennsylvania Association of Realtors $161,867
Pennsylvania Future Fund $159,250

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