PAC'S WITH THE LARGEST INCREASE IN CONTRIBUTIONS TO CANDIDATES
1994-1996 1994 1996
RANK CONTRIBUTIONS CONTRIBUTIONS INCREASE
1 MONDAY MORNING POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $0 $771,500 $771,500
2 MAJORITY LEADER'S FUND $0 $737,558 $737,558
3 LABORERS' POLITICAL LEAGUE $1,206,367 $1,933,300 $726,933
4 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS/ SAVE AMERICA'S FREE ENTERPRISE TRUST $371,675 $1,070,543 $698,868
5 ACTIVE BALLOT CLUB, A DEPT OF UNITED FOOD & COMMERCIAL WORKERS INT'L UNION $1,456,139 $2,030,795 $574,656
6 DEALERS ELECTION ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION $1,822,570 $2,351,925 $529,355
7 UNITED STEELWORKERS OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION FUND $1,040,262 $1,524,650 $484,388
8 INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION $1,609,925 $2,080,587 $470,662
9 NEW REPUBLICAN MAJORITY FUND $0 $415,142 $415,142
10 REPUBLICAN MAJORITY FUND $21,500 $400,676 $379,176
11 HARRAH'S ENTERTAINMENT INC EMPLOYEES' POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE F/K/A PROMUS/HARRAH'S PAC $108,131 $480,615 $372,484
12 NATIONAL PAC $219,000 $590,000 $371,000
13 ERNST & YOUNG POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $510,510 $880,615 $370,105
14 DELOITTE AND TOUCHE LLP FEDERAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $227,003 $593,402 $366,399
15 EMPLOYEES OF NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (ENGPAC) $335,439 $698,175 $362,736
16 OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE INC POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $146,400 $502,950 $356,550
17 TENNECO INC. EMPLOYEES GOOD GOVERNMENT FUND (AKA TENNECO EMPLOYEES GOOD GOVERNMENT FUND $310,600 $658,725 $348,125
18 PHYSICAL THERAPY POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (PT-PAC) $252,097 $598,737 $346,640
19 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NURSE ANESTHETISTS SEPARATE SEGREGATED FUND (CRNA-PAC) $81,641 $426,760 $345,119
20 ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (ABC/PAC) $179,125 $519,600 $340,475
21 NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR AN EFFECTIVE CONGRESS $780,499 $1,108,110 $327,611
22 UNITED ASSOCIATION POLITICAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE $636,350 $961,500 $325,150
23 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION $1,290,690 $1,614,833 $324,143
24 UAW-V-CAP (UAW VOLUNTARY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM $2,147,190 $2,467,319 $320,129
25 ADAM SMITH POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $0 $320,000 $320,000
26 IRONWORKERS POLITICAL ACTION LEAGUE $526,126 $828,615 $302,489
27 MACHINISTS NON-PARTISAN POLITICAL LEAGUE $1,702,081 $1,999,675 $297,594
28 CAPITOL COMMITTEE, THE $0 $296,000 $296,000
29 COMMITTEE ON LETTER CARRIERS POLITICAL EDUCATION (LETTER CARRIERS POLITICAL ACTION FUND) $1,428,290 $1,715,064 $286,774
30 SHEET METAL WORKERS INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION LEAGUE (PAL) $781,050 $1,066,000 $284,950
31 BANC ONE PAC $211,465 $473,156 $261,691
32 CAMPAIGN AMERICA $563,512 $819,681 $256,169
33 REALTORS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $1,851,978 $2,099,683 $247,705
34 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $996,500 $1,243,350 $246,850
35 CWA-COPE POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS COMMITTEE $1,059,073 $1,297,286 $238,213
36 FIGHT-PAC $0 $234,500 $234,500
37 SBC COMMUNICATIONS INC EMPLOYEE FEDERAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (SBC EMPAC) $286,850 $514,333 $227,483
38 NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $658,844 $880,119 $221,275
39 TEAM AMERITECH POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $428,957 $642,285 $213,328
40 THE FREEDOM PROJECT $0 $210,221 $210,221
41 AFL-CIO COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION/POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS COMMITTEE $981,439 $1,190,514 $209,075
42 ASSOCIATION OF TRIAL LAWYERS OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $2,161,535 $2,362,938 $201,403
43 TRANSPORT WORKERS UNION POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS COMMITTEE $510,760 $711,263 $200,503
44 BELL ATLANTIC CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $81,250 $278,464 $197,214
45 INTERNATIONAL LONGSHOREMEN'S ASSOCIATION AFL-CIO COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION ILA-COPE $371,475 $568,050 $196,575
46 SENATE VICTORY FUND PAC (FKA COCHRAN COMMITTEE) $98,655 $287,711 $189,056
47 BROWN & WILLIAMSON TOBACCO CORPORATION EMPLOYEE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE AKA EMPAC $194,200 $380,000 $185,800
48 MBNA CORPORATION FEDERAL POLITICAL COMMITTEE $193,132 $377,904 $184,772
49 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONVENIENCE STORES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $188,170 $371,439 $183,269
50 UST EXECUTIVES ADMINISTRATORS AND MANAGERS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (AKA USTEAM PAC) $376,050 $554,000 $177,950