PAC'S WITH THE LARGEST INCREASE IN CONTRIBUTIONS TO CANDIDATES

1996-1998

1996

1998

RANK

CONTRIBUTIONS

CONTRIBUTIONS

INCREASE

1

BELL ATLANTIC CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$278,464

$783,495

$505,031

2

SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION POLITICAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE

$820,950

$1,295,099

$474,149

3

ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (ABC/PAC)

$524,600

$996,117

$471,517

4

CAMPAIGN FOR WORKING FAMILIES

$0

$454,847

$454,847

5

CREDIT UNION LEGISLATIVE ACTION COUNCIL OF CUNA

$642,688

$1,040,333

$397,645

6

REALTORS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$2,099,683

$2,474,133

$374,450

7

PLANNED PARENTHOOD ACTION FUND INC PAC (PLANNED PARENTHOOD FEDERAL PAC)

$0

$346,757

$346,757

8

FREEDOM PROJECT; THE

$210,221

$545,780

$335,559

9

BUILD POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS

$1,472,849

$1,807,240

$334,391

10

BOEING COMPANY POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (BPAC)

$341,105

$660,175

$319,070

11

IRONWORKERS POLITICAL ACTION LEAGUE

$828,615

$1,140,800

$312,185

12

NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (AKA SHIPPAC)

$0

$308,250

$308,250

13

SBC COMMUNICATIONS INC EMPLOYEE FEDERAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (SBC EMPAC)

$514,333

$761,071

$246,738

14

AOPA LEGISLATIVE ACTION PAC

$0

$242,500

$242,500

15

DAIRY FARMERS OF AMERICA INC DEPAC (DAIRY EDUCATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE)

$457,500

$692,956

$235,456

16

LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES PAC)

$0

$233,250

$233,250

17

MANUFACTURED HOUSING INSTITUTE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (MHI PAC)

$131,000

$362,950

$231,950

18

NEW DEMOCRAT NETWORK

$34,512

$264,257

$229,745

19

KOCH INDUSTRIES INC POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (KOCHPAC)

$307,000

$533,878

$226,878

20

PIONEER POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$0

$220,588

$220,588

21

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS INCORPORATED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$538,172

$751,529

$213,357

22

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONVENIENCE STORES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$371,439

$573,853

$202,414

23

BANK ONE CORPORATION PAC

$467,917

$667,949

$200,032

24

KPMG PARTNERS/PRINCIPALS & EMPLOYEES POLITICAL ACTIONCOMMITTEE KPMG PAC

$314,750

$513,785

$199,035

25

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS INTERESTED IN REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION PAC

$703,875

$899,400

$195,525

26

AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (AHAPAC)

$879,863

$1,075,368

$195,505

27

DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORP POL SUPPORT CMTE A/K/A DAIMLERCHRYSLER POL SUPPORT COMMITTEE

$304,615

$493,386

$188,771

28

NATIONAL AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (AKA NATCA PAC)

$361,990

$540,650

$178,660

29

PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE I

$397,058

$571,156

$174,098

30

VENTUREPAC

$224,000

$393,000

$169,000

31

MICROSOFT CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$43,500

$212,000

$168,500

32

AMERICANS FOR A REPUBLICAN MAJORITY (ARMPAC)

$222,059

$389,082

$167,023

33

NEW REPUBLICAN MAJORITY FUND

$415,142

$581,998

$166,856

34

RAYTHEON COMPANY POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$282,383

$448,858

$166,475

35

MCI WORLDCOM, INC. FEDERAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$212,275

$377,250

$164,975

36

AMERICAN DIETETIC ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (ADAPAC)

$51,950

$212,118

$160,168

37

AMERICAN HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (AHCA-PAC)

$565,171

$722,580

$157,409

38

UNION PACIFIC RESOURCES GROUP INC POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (UPR PAC)

$3,000

$159,516

$156,516

39

HOTEL EMPLOYEES & RESTAURANT EMPLOYEES INT'L UNION T I P - "TO INSURE PROGRESS"

$215,915

$371,600

$155,685

40

MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$251,100

$399,494

$148,394

41

GTE CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION CLUB (GTE PAC)

$443,191

$590,429

$147,238

42

MAJORITY LEADER'S FUND

$737,558

$879,892

$142,334

43

CNA FINANCIAL CORPORATION CITIZENS FOR GOOD GOVERNMENT

$128,050

$269,550

$141,500

44

NATIONAL FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION OF THE U S INC POLITICAL ACTION CMTE (NFDA-PAC)

$18,300

$159,150

$140,850

45

NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS/ SAVE AMERICA'S FREE ENTERPRISE TRUST

$1,070,543

$1,209,836

$139,293

46

ACTION COMMITTEE FOR RURAL ELECTRIFICATION (ACRE)

$651,866

$789,771

$137,905

47

CHICAGO BOARD OF OPTIONS EXCHANGE INC PAC

$67,500

$204,499

$136,999

48

MBNA CORPORATION FEDERAL POLITICAL COMMITTEE

$377,904

$514,000

$136,096

49

POWER PAC OF THE EDISON ELECTRIC INSTITUTE

$81,000

$213,472

$132,472

50

AMERICAN HOTEL MOTEL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$185,200

$317,077

$131,877