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North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2006

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Elections for the office of North Carolina's State House of Representatives consisted of a primary election day on May 2, 2006 and a general election on November 7, 2006.

Campaign contributions

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

Year Number of candidates Total contributions
2012 290 $18,937,780
2010 268 $17,390,203
2008 233 $14,037,756
2006 220 $15,381,190
2004 263 $14,234,075
2002 322 $11,732,634
2000 265 $12,530,685

During the 2006 election, the total contributions to the 220 House candidates was $15,381,190. The top 10 contributors were:[2]

2006 Donors, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Donor Amount
North Carolina Democratic House Cmte $944,242
North Carolina Democratic Party $930,785
Morgan, Richard T $401,864
North Carolina Association of Realtors $389,850
North Carolina Medical Society $240,668
Citizens for Higher Education $235,000
North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers $163,750
North Carolina Home Builders Association $156,850
Nationwide $116,750
North Carolina Hospital Association $107,250