Top 50 PACs - Contributions to Candidates

1997-98

1

REALTORS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$2,474,133

2

ASSOCIATION OF TRIAL LAWYERS OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$2,428,300

3

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES- P E O P L E, QUALIFIED

$2,374,950

4

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$2,336,281

5

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICAN INDEPENDENT VOTER EDUCATION COMMITTEE

$2,183,250

6

DEALERS ELECTION ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION (NADA)

$2,107,800

7

UAW-V-CAP (UAW VOLUNTARY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM)

$1,915,460

8

INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION

$1,884,470

9

NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$1,853,390

10

BUILD POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS

$1,807,240

11

COMMITTEE ON LETTER CARRIERS POLITICAL EDUCATION (LETTER CARRIERS POLITICAL ACTION FUND)

$1,760,496

12

MACHINISTS NON-PARTISAN POLITICAL LEAGUE

$1,637,300

13

NRA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND

$1,633,211

14

UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA INC POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (UPSPAC)

$1,527,149

15

UNITED FOOD & COMMERCIAL WORKERS, ACTIVE BALLOT CLUB

$1,505,951

16

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION

$1,415,400

17

LABORERS' POLITICAL LEAGUE-LABORERS' INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NA

$1,413,850

18

CARPENTERS LEGISLATIVE IMPROVEMENT COMM, UNITED BROTHERHOOD OF CARPENTERS & JOINERS OF AME

$1,372,423

19

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIFE UNDERWRITERS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$1,336,000

20

NATIONAL BEER WHOLESALERS' ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (NBWA PAC)

$1,301,719

21

SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION POLITICAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE

$1,295,099

22

UNITED TRANSPORTATION UNION (UTU) TRANSPORTATION POLITICAL EDUCATION LEAGUE

$1,290,875

23

CWA-COPE POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS COMMITTEE

$1,219,613

24

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

$1,209,836

25

AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION BANKPAC

$1,205,350

26

LEADERSHIP '98 (FKA FRIENDS OF ALBERT GORE JR INC)

$1,192,500

27

SHEET METAL WORKERS INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION LEAGUE (PAL)

$1,159,900

28

IRONWORKERS POLITICAL ACTION LEAGUE

$1,140,800

29

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS EFFECTIVE LEGISLATION COMMITTEE (AICPA)

$1,134,414

30

AFL-CIO COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION/POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS COMMITTEE

$1,113,140

31

UNITED STEELWORKERS OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION FUND

$1,083,462

32

AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (AHAPAC)

$1,075,368

33

LOCKHEED MARTIN EMPLOYEES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$1,043,745

34

CREDIT UNION LEGISLATIVE ACTION COUNCIL OF CUNA

$1,040,333

35

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

$996,117

36

FEDERAL EXPRESS CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE "FEPAC"

$995,750

37

NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR AN EFFECTIVE CONGRESS

$930,035

38

AMERICANS FOR FREE INTERNATIONAL TRADE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE INC

$908,500

39

AMERICAN DENTAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$908,312

40

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS INTERESTED IN REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION PAC

$899,400

41

ERNST & YOUNG POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$897,241

42

MAJORITY LEADER'S FUND

$879,892

43

AMERICAN MARITIME OFFICERS, AFL-CIO VOLUNTARY POLITICAL ACTION FUND

$860,750

44

UNION PACIFIC CORP FUND FOR EFFECTIVE GOVERNMENT

$831,268

45

NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$825,983

46

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (NARFE-PAC)

$822,150

47

AMERICAN NURSES' ASSOCIATION PAC (ANA-PAC) (FKA N-CAP)

$819,848

48

AIR LINE PILOTS ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$816,200

49

HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN FUND POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$803,125

50

ACTION COMMITTEE FOR RURAL ELECTRIFICATION (ACRE)

$789,771