Contributions to Candidates Average Limits

Median and Average Contribution Limits -- 2011-2012 Election Cycle

Last updated October 3, 2011



Limits on Individual Contributions to Candidates:  National Average and Median

All amounts are per election cycle






National Average




National Median




Highest Limit

$60,800 (New York)

$23,087 (Ohio)

$23,087 (Ohio)

Lowest Limit

$872 (Arizona)

$320 (Montana)

$320 (Montana)

View a 50-state chart of the limits on contributions to candidates (PDF) for the 2011-2012 election cycle.

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