Numbers: Nov. 20, 2000

$4 billion Estimated amount spent on federal and state campaigns this year, the most expensive in U.S. history, up nearly 50% from 1996

$4.7 billion Amount Americans spend each year on laundry detergent

$37.15 Amount Democrat Jon Corzine spent per vote in New Jersey, using some $60 million of his own money to win the most expensive Senate campaign

$7.20 Amount Republican Michael Huffington spent per vote in California in the previous record-setting Senate race, losing his $27.5 million bid in 1994

4,025 Total votes for Gore in Cedar County, Iowa

4,025 Total votes for Bush in Cedar County,...