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Top 10 Most Expensive Senate Races in 2006

Reported by the Center for Responsive Politics. Names in italics denote incumbent, and those in boldface denote winner.

10. Nebraska: $18,800,051

Pete Ricketts (R.) Spent: $11,302,078 Raised: $12,997,458
Ben Nelson (D.) Spent: $7,497,973 Raised: $7,668,661

9. Florida: $18,855,996

Bill Nelson (D.) Spent: $11,085,250 Raised: $17,704,022
Katherine Harris (R.) Spent: $7,737,906 Raised: $8,783,508
Other Spent: $32,840 Raised: $43,177

8. Ohio: $20,762,238

Mike DeWine (R.) Spent: $11,807,805 Raised: $13,962,005
Sherrod Brown (D.) Spent: $8,954,433 Raised: $7,689,115

7. Washington: $22,548,549

Maria Cantwell (D.) Spent: $13,803,318 Raised: $18,236,993
Michael McGavick (R.) Spent: $8,610,285 Raised: $9,568,239
Other Spent: $134,946 Raised: $1,339,407

6. Arizona: $23,830,520

Jim Pederson (D.) Spent: $12,314,616 Raised: $12,406,902
Jon Kyl (R.) Spent: $11,515,904 Raised: $13,713,968

5. Tennessee: $24,803,651

Bob Corker (R.) Spent: $14,200,790 Raised: $15,173,962
Harold Ford, Jr. (D.) Spent: $10,602,861 Raised: $9,886,998

4. Connecticut: $26,160,754

Joseph Lieberman (I.) Spent: $13,362,421 Raised: $16,822,226
Ned Lamont (D.) Spent: $12,648,793 Raised: $13,898,217
Other Spent: $149,540 Raised: $202,938

3. Missouri: $27,886,361

Jim Talent (R.) Spent: $19,408,892 Raised: $22,070,958
Claire McCaskill (D.) Spent: $8,475,845 Raised: $9,124,019
Other Spent: $1,624 Raised: $202,938

2. Pennsylvania: $37,767,899

Rick Santorum (R.) Spent: $24,101,782 Raised: $26,323,111
Bob Casey (D.) Spent: $13,666,117 Raised: $16,348,820

1. New York: $40,749,449

Hillary Clinton (D.) Spent: $35,921,038 Raised: $49,588,100
John Spencer (R.) Spent: $4,796,224 Raised: $5,138,870
Other Spent: $32,187 Raised: $54,856


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