ENTITIES IN THIS SUMMARY --------------------------------------------------------------------

 Category

# in Summary

# Terminated in 2000

# Continuing Registration

Candidates filing for office in 2000:

 

 

 

   State Senate

149

5

144

   State Representative

293

15

278

   Judicial

20

5

15

Officeholders:

 

 

 

   Constitutional

5

1

4

   Judicial 

19

3

16

Other Registered Candidates

392

126

266

Subtotal

878

155

723

Political Party Committees:

 

 

 

   DFL

170

1

169

   RPM

143

0

143

   IPM

3

0

3

   CP

6

0

6

   LPM 

1

0

1

   PM

           1

0

1

   GPM 

10

0

10

Subtotal 

334

1

333

Political Committees & Funds

322

22

300

Total

1,534

178

1,356

 

ABBREVIATIONS ------------------------------------------------------------------

OFFICE          POLITICAL PARTY UNITS
GC  Governor Committee   DFL   Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
AG Attorney General Committee  RPM Republican Party of Minnesota
SS   Secretary of State Committee   IPM     Independence Party of Minnesota
ST State Treasurer Committee CP  Constitution Party 
SA  State Auditor Committee   LPM   Libertarian Party of Minnesota
SC  Supreme Court  PM Progressive Minnesota
AC    Appeals Court GPM   Green Party of Minnesota
DC District Court      OTH Other party affiliation
   
PUBLIC SUBSIDY   MISCELLANEOUS
Y   Public Subsidy Agreement in effect T  Terminated with 1998 Report
N   No Public Subsidy Agreement in effect A    Amendment pending
I    Increase in Spending Limit N/A Not Applicable

 

2000 BASE CAMPAIGN EXPENDITURE LIMITS------------------------

Election Year Non Election Year
Governor/Lt. Governor N/A $385,226
Attorney General N/A $64,205
Secretary State, State Auditor, State Treasurer N/A $32,103
State Senator $50,630 N/A
State Representative $25,320 N/A  

           	
	  	

CASH BALANCES / CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED ---------------------

BEGINNING CASH BALANCES

Candidates for:

2000

1998

1996

Constitutional Office

-

$253,756

-

State Senate

$648,375

-

$501,288

State Representative

$995,362

$801,352

$673,362

TOTAL

$1,643,737

$1,055,108

$1,174,650

State Senate and State Representative Candidates ending cash balances December 31, 2000: $2,128,008.

Officeholders

2000 beginning cash balance

Constitutional

$152,149

TOTAL

$152,149

Constitutional officeholders ending cash balances December 31, 2000: $152,805.

CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED ----------------------------------------------

 

Candidates for:

Individuals

Lobbyists

Political Party Units

Political Committees & Funds

State Senate

$1,950,623

$89,891

$255,705

$569,180

State Representative

$2,568,755

$58,593

$430,800

$691,725

TOTAL

$4,519,378

$148,484

$686,505

$1,260,905

State Senate and State Representative Candidates contributions total: $6,615,272.

Officeholders

Individuals

Lobbyists

Political Party Units

Political Committees & Funds

Constitutional

$260,376

$15,446

$6,404

$49,527

TOTAL

$260,376

$15,446

$6,404

$49,527

Constitutional contributions total: $331,753.

 

EXPENDITURES MADE -----------------------------------------------------

Constitutional Office and State Representative Candidates

Candidate for:

2000 Campaign Expenditures

1998 Campaign Expenditures

1996 Campaign Expenditures

State Senator

$3,916,752

-

$4,104,403

State Representative

$4,336,825

$4,280,840

$4,384,325

Total

$8,253,577

$4,280,840

$8,488,728

 

Constitutional Office Holders - 5 campaign committees reported making expenditures totaling $118,554.

Political party units, political committees, and political funds

In 2000, 334 political party units and 322 political committees and political funds were registered with the Board. These entities reported receiving total contributions of $39,865,757 in 2000 from which they made total contributions of $6,950,106 to state candidates.

Political Party Units

Contributions received

Contributions made

Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL)

$7,794,784

$1,166,117

Republican Party of Minnesota (RPM)

$9,683,078

$472,240

Independence Party of Minnesota (IPM)

$31,163

$1,515

Libertarian Party of Minnesota (LPM)

$37,111

$0

Green Party of Minnesota (GPM)

$41,607

$2,500

Progressive Minnesota (PM)

$66,587

$3,500

Constitution Party (CPM)

$26,911

$221

Political Committees and Political Funds

$22,184,516

$5,304,014

TOTAL

$39,865,757

$6,950,106

 

COMPARISON OF REPORT FILED BY PRINCIPAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEES

Election years 2000, 1998, 1996

 


Office/

Year

Received

Cash

Balance

Jan 1

Total

Contributions

Received

Top Total

Contributions

Received

Contributions

From Major

Donors

# of

Major*

Donors

Total

Campaign

Expenditures

 

Top Total

Campaign

Expenditures

Cash

Balance

Dec 31

State Constitutional Offices

2000

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1998

      253,756

8,788,165

   1,911,430

6,302,455

7,157

   10,976,129

2,168,363

     426,445

1996

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

State Senator

2000

648,376

2,865,399

57,895

1,166,668

3,311

3,916,752

60,723

1,001,503

1998

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1996

501,288

2,748,177

62,255

1,007,378

2,846

4,104,403

      50,023

866,585

State Representative

2000

995,362

3,749,873

39,891

1,380,859

3,593

4,336,825

33,861

1,129,690

1998

   801,352

3,535,944

      38,457

1,419,667

3,533

  4,280,840

     29,983

1,209,538

1996

   673,362

3,364,596

      31,970

1,238,056

3,250

  4,384,325

      30,021

1,099,136

Other Registered Principal Campaign Committees

2000

825,769

1,223,023

22,700

136,969

372

281,126

9,774

680,230

1998

   647,066

    857,407

    312,021

  391,615

   799

    889,182

    322,594

   209,697

1996

   566,656

    364,322

     92,838

  236,043

    606

    322,288

    142,552

   494,576

Totals

2000

2,469,507

7,838,295

120,486

2,684,496

7,276

8,534,703

104,358

       2,811,423

1998

1,702,174

13,181,516

2,261,908

8,113,737

11,489

 16,146,151

  2,520,940

       1,845,680

1996

1,240,018

  3,728,918

   124,808

1,474,099

  3,856

    4,706,613

     222,596

       1,593,712

 * Major Donors - individuals, political party units, political committees, and political funds contributing in aggregate more than $100 to state legislators,
and more than $200 to state constitutional officeholders.
 

Election years for state offices:                                                                                                         

2000 - State Senator, State Representative
1998 - Governor-Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, State Auditor, State Representative
1996 - State Senator, State Representative                                                                                                                                       

          

2000 STATISTICS FOR
STATE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE CANDIDATES 

                                                                                                                                                                    

                                 

Senate

House

 

CANDIDATES:

   149 - 100%

293 - 100%

Number of candidates registered with the Board

 

   148 -   99%

288 -   98%

Number of candidates who signed public subsidy agreement                    

 

  59 - 100%

118 - 100%

Number of incumbents who ran for reelection and signed a public subsidy agreement

 

   89 -   98%

170 -   97%

Number of non-incumbents who signed public subsidy agreement

DISTRICTS:

67 - 100%

134 - 100%

Number of districts

 

  1 -   1.5%

   14 -   10%

Number of unopposed general election candidates

 

58 -   86%

108 -   80%

Number of districts in which winner outspent loser in general election

 

59 - 88%

118 -   88%

Number of districts in which incumbents ran for re-election

 

8 - 14%

29 -    25%

Number of districts in which non-incumbents outspent incumbent and lost in general election

 

1-   2 %

2 -   2%

Number of districts in which non-incumbents outspent incumbent and won in general election

CONTRIBUTIONS:

$2,609,694

$3,319,073

Contributions received from individuals, lobbyists, political committees and funds          

 

$17,514

$11,327

Average amount of contributions received from individuals, lobbyists, political committees and funds per candidate                  

 

$255,705

$430,800

Contributions received from political parties

 

$1,716

$1,470

Average amount of contributions received from political parties per candidate

 

$2,865,399

$3,749,873

Total amount of contributions received

 

$19,230

$12,798

Average amount of contributions received per candidate

 

 

 

 

EXPENDITURES:

$3,916,752

$4,336,825

Total amount of campaign expenditures

 

$26,286

$14,801

Average amount of campaign expenditures per candidate

 

$746,887

$1,229,886

Total amount of non-campaign expenditures

 

$5,012

$4,197

Average amount of non-campaign expenditures per candidate

 

$4,663,639

$5,566,711

Total amount of campaign expenditures, non-campaign disbursements and other disbursements

 

$31,299

$18,999

Average amount of campaign expenditures, non-campaign disbursements and other disbursements per candidate

                                                                     

STATE PUBLIC SUBSIDY PROGRAM

2000 ELECTION OF STATE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 

Candidate participation in public subsidy program 

 

DFL

IPM

RPM

GPM

LIB

CPM

OTHER

TOTAL

Candidates filing for office:

202

40

206

1

1

8

2

460

Filing candidates who registered a committee with the Board:

197

(97%)

37

(92%)

201

(98%)

1

(100%)

1

(100%)

4

(50%)

1

(50%)

442

(96%)

Registered candidates who signed a public subsidy agreement:

197

(100%)

35

(95%)

200

(99%)

1

(100%)

1

(100%)

1

(25%)

1

(100%)

436

(98%)

Registered candidates with PSA who received public subsidy payments:

184

(93%)

23

(66%)

176

(88%)

1

(100%)

0

(0%)

0

(0%)

1

(100%)

385

(88%)

 

Distribution of Party Account public subsidy by office and party:

 State Senate

 

DFL

IPM

RPM

GPM

LIB

CPM

TOTAL

Available:

$358,283

$96,238

$343,769

$8,240

$9,245

$3,594

$819,369

Paid to candidates:

$356,302

$11,594

$332,567

0

0

0

$700,463

Paid to party 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Returned to State 2

$1,981

$84,644

$11,202

$8,240

$9,245

$3,594

$118,906

 

House of Representatives

 

DFL

IPM

RPM

GPM

LIB

CPM

TOTAL

Available:

$253,542

$189,199

$338,205

$16,479

$18,491

$7,188

$823,104

Paid to candidates:

$228,953

$22,973

$294,764

 $481

0

0

$547,171

Paid to party 1

$3,488

0

$33,327

0

0

0

$36,815

Returned to State 2

$21,101

$166,226

$10,114

$15,998

$18,491

$7,188

$239,118

1    Party account public subsidy designated for an otherwise qualified candidate of the party who is unopposed is paid to the party. 
2   Party account public subsidy designated for a district and office in which the party has no candidate is returned to the general fund of the state.

 

Distribution of General Account public subsidy by office

 

 

Total Paid

Number of Candidates

Payment Per Candidate

State Senate:

$992,985

129

$7,697

House of Representatives:

$986,980

242

$4,078

 

Distribution of General Account public subsidy by party:

 

 

DFL

IPM

RPM

GPM

LIB

CPM

OTHER

TOTAL

State Senate:

$508,039

$15,395

$461,854

0

0

0

$7,697

$992,985

House of Representatives:

$481,255

$28,549

$473,098

$4,078

0

0

0

$986,980

Total:

$989,294

$43,944

$934,952

$4,078

0

0

$7,697

$1,979,965

 

Public subsidy totals by party:

 

 

DFL

IPM

RPM

GPM

LIB

CPM

OTHER

TOTAL

General Account Paid to candidates:

$989,294

$43,944

$934,952

$4,078

0

0

$7,697

$1,979,965

Party Account paid to candidates:

$585,255

$34,567

$627,331

$481

0

0

0

$1,247,634

Party Account paid to party:

$3,488

0

$33,327

0

0

0

0

$36,815

Total:

$1,578,037

$78,511

$1,595,610

$4559

0

0

$7,697

$3,264,414

 Differences between totals shown and individual amounts included in totals are due to rounding. 

                                                                   

 

STATE ELECTIONS CAMPAIGN FUND

   INCOME TAX AND PROPERTY TAX CHECKOFFS(A)

                                             See Chart

TAX YEAR

 

GENERAL  %oF
ACCOUNT TOTAL

 DFL       % OF
ACCT.  TOTAL

 RPM      % OF
ACCT.   TOTAL

   IPM      % OF
ACCT.   TOTAL

OTHER        % OF
PARTIES(B) TOTAL
 TOTAL(C)

1974 - Actual

$125,169 - 33.6%

       $175,259 - 7.1%

$68,395 - 18.4%

 

$3,488  - 0.9%

$ 372,311

1975 - Actual

125,979 - 33.5%

164,071 - 43.6%

83,218 - 22.1%

 

2,955  - 0.8%

376,233

1976 - Actual

106,303 - 27.2%

186,927 - 47.7%

89,227 - 22.8%

 

9,252  - 2.3%

391,799

1977 - Actual

118,774 - 26.3%

187,812 - 41.6%

132,913 - 29.4%

 

12,013  - 2.7%

451,512

1978 - Actual

127,740 - 24.8%

220,116 - 42.6%

153,921 - 29.8%

 

14,523  - 2.8%

516,300

1979 - Actual

118,454 - 24.2%

197,503 - 40.3%

160,327 - 32.7%

 

13,529  - 2.8%

489,813

1980 - Actual

198,028 - 24.7%

332,394 - 41.4%

258,748 - 32.2%

 

13,962  - 1.7%

803,132

1981 - Actual

206,640 - 26.1%

307,286 - 38.8%

262,240 - 33.1%

 

14,331  - 2.0%

791,608

1982 - Actual

207,014 - 25.7%

356,800 - 44.2%

229,748 - 28.5%

 

13,180  - 1.6%

806,742

1983 - Actual

208,328 - 25.0%

330,206 - 39.6%

282,790 - 34.0%

 

11,888  - 1.4%

833,212

1984 - Actual

230,294 - 27.0%

356,074 - 41.7%

266,658 - 31.3%

 

0     - 0%

853,026

1985 - Actual

241,682 - 30.7%

299,904 - 38.1%

245,682 - 31.2%

 

0     - 0%

786,848

1986 - Actual

228,470 - 31.1%

306,258 - 41.7%

200,358 - 27.2%

 

0     - 0%

735,086

1987 - Actual

564,790 - 31.3%

673,870 - 37.3%

567,954 - 31.4%

 

0     - 0%

1,806,605

1988 - Actual

545,885 - 28.8%

778,275 - 41.0%

573,560 - 30.2%

 

0     - 0%

1,897,720

1989 - Actual

572,375 - 30.2%

669,370 - 35.4%

650,620 - 34.4%

 

0     - 0%

1,892,365

1990 - Actual

593,250 - 31.6%

731,055 - 38.9%

554,005 - 29.5%

 

0     - 0%

1,878,310

1991 - Actual

555,730 - 33.0%

636,225 - 37.8%

491,450 - 29.2%

 

0     - 0%

1,683,405

1992 - Actual

515,855 - 31.5%

673,285 - 41.1%

449,390 - 27.4%

 

0     - 0%

1,638,530

1993 - Actual

517,790 - 32.2%

577,240 - 36.0%

511,115 - 31.8%

 

0     - 0%

1,606,145

1994 - Actual

485,905 - 30.7%

592,650 - 37.5%

500,260 - 31.6%

 

0     - 0%

1,578,815

1995 - Actual

327,055 - 22.9%

528,905 - 37.1%

460,820 - 32.2%

  48,820 - 2.4%

63,305  - 4.4%

1,428,905

1996 - Actual

333,135 - 24.0%

546,740 - 39.3%

415,620 - 29.9%

27,685 - 2.0%

67,745  - 4.8%

1,390,925

1997 - Actual

328,575 - 24.5%

494,430 - 36.9%

404,055 - 30.2%

46,465 - 3.5%

65,075  - 4.9%

1,338,600

1998 - Actual

      330,920 - 24.1%

     199,165 - 14.5%

444,645 - 32.4%

342,480 - 4.9%

   53,495  - 3.9%

1,370,705

1999 - Actual

       279,480 - 26.2%

356,050 - 33.3%

305,260 - 28.6%

69,875 - 6.5%

    57,905  - 5.4%

1,068,570

 

(A) Beginning with tax year 1980, taxpayers may check off $2.00 per individual; beginning in tax year 1987 taxpayers may check off $5.00 per individual.

(B) Other parties that are, or have been, qualified for inclusion on the state tax form since 1998 include: Grassroots, Constitution, Progressive Minnesota, Green, and Libertarian.

(C) Beginning with tax year 1990, 3% of check off is retained in the general fund for administration costs.

Prepared:  3/22/01

TAX RETURN PARTICIPATION RATE

                                                                                             See Chart

 

Tax Year                       Income Tax                        Property Tax Returns            Total No. of Checkoffs         % of Participation
1974 Actual                               1,669,794                                     -                                            372,311                                       22.3%

1975 Actual                               1,584,086                                     -                                            376,223                                       23.8%

1976 Actual                               1,616,441                                     -                                            391,799                                       24.2%

1977 Actual                               1,667,924                                     -                                            451,512                                       27.1%

1978 Actual                               1,722,053                                  938,791                                     516,300                                       19.4%

1979 Actual                               1,761,586                                  880,185                                     458,586                                       17.4%

1980 Actual                               1,752,137                                  797,327                                     401,566                                       15.8%

1981 Actual                               1,738,194                                  806,698                                     395,804                                       15.6%

1982 Actual                               1,712,796                                  703,470                                     403,371                                       16.7%

1983 Actual                               1,721,645                                  660,854                                     416,606                                       17.5%

1984 Actual                               1,773,807                                  630,530                                     426,514                                       17.7%

1985 Actual                               1,801,993                                  571,772                                     393,424                                       16.6%

1986 Actual                               1,814,958                                  556,935                                     367,543                                       15.5%

1987 Actual                               1,963,300                                  429,993                                     361,321                                       15.1%

1988 Actual                               1,978,135                                  524,855                                     379,544                                       15.2%

1989 Actual                               2,012,123                                  480,123                                     379,845                                       15.2%

1990 Actual                               2,029,347                                  544,138                                     398,235                                       15.5%

1991 Actual                               2,063,233                                  523,085                                     355,727                                       13.8%

1992 Actual                               2,059,228                                  557,892                                     350,545                                       13.4%

1993 Actual                               2,087,914                                  554,942                                     341,034                                       12.9%

1994 Actual                               2,132,617                                  534,040                                     335,641                                       12.6%

1995 Actual                               2,178,578                                  518,236                                     302,053                                       11.2%

1996 Actual                               2,226,721                                  499,845                                     293,312                                         9.8%

1997 Actual                               2,404,536                                  500,001                                     284,528                                         9.0%

1998 Actual                               2,455,354                                  491,768                                     288,901                                         9.8%

1999 Actual                               2,396,305                                  481,316                                     226,270                                         7.9%