Daily Fundraising requirements for Congress

Written by admin on November 8th, 2010

Courtesy of Maplight, here are the actual average amounts of money that a legislator has to raise in order to win a seat in Congress.

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PRICE OF ADMISSION FOR HOUSE AND SENATE SEAT

HOUSE

• Election Cycle Average: $1,472,146

• Annual Average: $736,073

• Daily Average: $2,016 (2 years)

HOUSE MEMBERS HAVE TO RAISE $2K EVERY DAY FOR 2 YEARS TO WIN A HOUSE SEAT

SENATE

• Election Cycle Average: $7,297,936

• Annual Average: $1,216,323

• Daily Average: $3,332 (6 years)

SENATE MEMBERS HAVE TO RAISE $3.3K FOR 6  YEARS TO WIN A SENATE SEAT

 

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