TABLE 2
TOTAL RECEIPTS
All Candidates for the State Legislature
1976-1996 General Elections
 
 
Year
Assembly
$
Senate
$
Total Legislature 
$
1976
5,065,837
(183)
2,288,566
(43)
7,322,603
(226)
1978
7,074,354
(172)
3,090,348
(45)
10,116,591
(217)
1980
12,863,369
(219)
3,798,911
(56)
16,603,418
(275)
1982
15,788,977
(150)
6,236,904
(38)
21,880,722
(188)
1984
14,727,640
(144)
7,298,784
(41)
21,260,123
(185)
1986
15,138,592
(153)
10,477,246
(39)
25,271,534
(192)
1988
24,714,953
(153)
8,375,057
(39)
33,027,718
(192)
1990
12,713,624
(148)
4,510,727
(38)
17,224,351
(186)
1992
26,480,928
(153)
4,639,314
(38)
31,120,242
(191)
1994
24,707,362
(156)
13,981,309
(41)
38,688,671
(197)
1996
34,562,440
(154)
18,858,991
(40)
53,307,931
(194)
 

NOTE: Numbers in parentheses are the total number of candidates, which include minor
party candidates from 1972-1980 and only major party candidates from 1982-1996.

Due to transfers, amounts for the Total Legislature may be less than the sum of the amounts
for the Assembly plus the Senate.
 

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