TABLE 7
AVERAGE (MEDIAN) EXPENDITURES
WINNERS AND LOSERS
1976-1996 General Elections
California State Legislature
 
 
YEAR
ASSEMBLY WINNERS
$
ASSEMBLY LOSERS
$
SENATE WINNERS
$
SENATE LOSERS
$
1976
36,582
(80)
12,643
(73)
59,552
(20)
48,588
(19)
1978
53,415
(80)
13,070
(73)
61,845
(20)
15,700
(19)
1980
96,248
(80)
18,229
(70)
118,561
(20)
14,086
(19)
1982
117,924
(80)
26,760
(70)
176,414
(20)
48,608
(18)
1984
118,306
(80)
8,406
(64)
241,622
(20)
6,966
(21)
1986
140,309
(79)
6,169
(74)
248,105
(20)
9,486
(19)
1988
189,971
(80)
9,291
(73)
277,317
(20)
27,997
(19)
1990
144,272
(80)
12,592
(68)
230,051
(20)
2,544
(18)
1992
169,670
(80)
15,479
(73)
210,033
(20)
16,045
(18)
1994
150,330
(80)
12,886
(76)
567,274
(20)
16,852
(21)
1996
247,957
(80)
16,151
(74)
393,767
(20)
9,312
(20)
 
NOTE: Numbers in parentheses are the total number of major party candidates.

 

 

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