2022 Election Statistics. There were 435 House races, 35 Senate races and 36 Governor races up for election. 45.9 million people voted early. The most ad spending in a Senate race = $305 million in Pennsylvania. There were 34 House retirements (22 Democrats, 12 Republicans). There were 36 women nominees for governor (up from 16 in 2018); There were 11 Black Senate nominees . Most ad spending in governor’s race was $214 million (Illinois). Most ad spending in a House race was $38 million (Maine’s 2nd CD). George Soros is the top donor to Democratic outside groups ($127 million). Richard Uihlein is the top Republican donor to outside groups. (From Politico).