ENTITIES IN THIS SUMMARY                                                                                                         

Category # in Summary # Terminated in 1999 # Continuing Registration
OfficeHolders
   Constitutional 5 0 5
   Senate 67 2 65*
   House of Representatives 134 0 134
   Judicial 6 0 6

Special Election Candidates

30 2 28
Other Registered Candidates 466 68 398
Subtotal 694 72 636
Political Party Units
   DFL 170 0 170
   RPM 143 0 143
   REF 4 1 3
   TXP 1 0 1
   Other Parties 6 0 6
Subtotal 324 1 323
Political Committees, Political Funds 346 25 321

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Total 1,378 98 1,280

*Two senators resigned from office and terminated their campaign committees. 

ABBREVIATIONS                                                                                                                                  

Office Polictical Party Units
GC Governor Committee DFL Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
AG Attorney General Committtee REF Reform Party
SS Secretary of State Committee TXP Minnesota Taxpayers Party
ST State Treasurer Committee OTH Other Party Affiliation
SA State Auditor Committee
SC Sumpreme Court
AC Appeals Court
DC District Court
Public Subsidy Miscellaneous
Y Public Subsidy Agreement in effect R Final feport not filed
N No Public Subsidy Agreement in effect T Terminated with 1999 Report
I Increase Spending Limit A Amendment pending
N/A Not Applicable

 CAMPAIGN EXPENDITURE LIMITS - 1999                                                                                        

Governor/Lt. Governor $385,226
Attorney General $64,205
Secretary State, State Auditor, State Treasurer $32,103
State Senator $9,114
State Representative $4,817

CASH BALANCES 

Officeholder beginning cash balances January 1, 1999:  $1,550,068. 

Ending cash balances

Office held 1999 1997 1995
Constitutional $152,151 $141,642 $206,700
Senators $639,734 $586,141 $539,303
Representatives $975,621 $805,051 $678,670

TOTAL

$1,767,506 $1,534,831 $1,426,668

Other Registered Committee’s beginning cash balances January 1, 1999:  $898,078.

Other Registered Committee’s

1999 ending cash balance

Constitutional $159,904
Senate $122,701
Representative $387,140
TOTAL $669,745

CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED 

Officeholders contributions total:  $1,800,048 in 1999. 

Office held

Individuals Lobbyists Political Party Units Political Committees& Funds
Constitutional $219,768 $4,075 $3,386 $4,775
Senators $534,789 $25,218 $14,723 $47,554
Representatives $830,728 $18,230 $33,525 $63,277

TOTAL

$1,585,285 $47,523 $51,634 $115,606

Other Registered Committees contributions total:  $574,877 in 1999. 

Other Registered Committees

Individuals Lobbyists Political Party Units Political Committees& Funds
Constitutional $222,034 $7,772 $1,372 $12,450
Senators $119,290 $2,318 $6,500 $2,918
Representatives $188,685 $1,958 $7,100 $2,480

TOTAL

$530,009 $12,048 $14,972 $17,848

EXPENDITURES MADE
Officeholders

Office Held

1999 Expenditures 1997 Expenditures % increase or decrease
Constitutional $228,599  $25,642 88% increase
Senators $248,670 $196,532 21% increase
Representatives $356,426 $319,724 10% increase

TOTAL

$833,695 $541,898

Other Registered Committees – 466 campaign committees reported making expenditures totaling $487,954.

Political party units, political committees, and political funds
In 1999, 324 political party units and 346 political committees and political funds were registered with the Board.  These entities reported receiving total contributions of $12,748,002 in 1999 from which they made total contributions of  $1,300,792 to state candidates.  

Political Party Committees

Contributions received

Contributions made

Democratic - Farmer - Labor (DFL) $1,488,174

$157,609

Republican Party of Minnesota (RPM) $4,250,672

$148,820

Reform Party  (REF) $39,661 $3,193
Minn Taxpayers Party (TXP) $9,948 $0
Other Parties (OTH) $108,423 $330
Political Committees and Political Funds $6,502,841 $990,841
Total $12,399,719 $1,300,792

COMPARISON OF REPORTS FILED BY STATE OFFICEHOLDERS
Nonelection years 1999, 1997, 1995


Constitutional Office

Office/Year

Cash Balance January 1 Contributions From Major Donors

# of Major Donors

Total Contributions Received Total Campaign Expenditures Cash Balance December 31
1999 121,659 21,908 109 232,004 228,599 152,151
1997 170,436 38,500 147 64,880 25,642 141,642
1995 241,273 140,480 409 395,494 337,750 206,700

Senate

Office/Year

Cash Balance January 1 Contributions From Major Donors

# of Major Donors

Total Contributions Received Total Campaign Expenditures Cash Balance December 31
1999 503,486 14,313 29 622,283 248,670 639,734
1997 31,759 8,550 17 391,210 196,532 586,141
1995 479,421 28,665 44 604,479 244,022 539,303

Representative

Office/Year

Cash Balance January 1 Contributions From Major Donors

# of Major Donors

Total Contributions Received Total Campaign Expenditures Cash Balance December 31
1999 924,923 52,364 79 945,760 356,426 975,621
1997 821,374 52,155 98 688,177 397,829 813,880
1995 765,824 48,030 79 776,519 284,268 678,670

Totals

Office/Year

Cash Balance January 1 Contributions From Major Donors

# of Major Donors

Total Contributions Received Total Campaign Expenditures Cash Balance December 31
1999 $1,550,068 $88,585 217 $1,800,047 $833,695 $1,767,506
1997 $1,623,569 $99,205 262 $1,144,267 $620,003 $1,541,663
1995 $1,486,518 $227,175 532 $1,776,492 $866,040 $1,424,673

* 1999 major donors include individuals, political party units, political committees, and political funds contributing in aggregate more than $100 to state officeholders.  In 1995 and 1997, major donor totals included aggregate contributions of more than $100 to state legislators, and more than $200 to state constitutional officeholders.
 **1995 and 1997 totals include special election candidates.

Election years for state offices:                                                                                                                                                                     

2000 - State Senator, State Representative
1998 - Governor-Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, State Auditor, State Representative

1996 - State Senator, State Representative