TOP 50 PAC'S - CONTRIBUTIONS TO CANDIDATES

1999-2000

CONTRIB TO

RANK

NAME

CANDIDATES

1

REALTORS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$3,423,441

2

ASSOCIATION OF TRIAL LAWYERS OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$2,656,000

3

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

$2,590,074

4

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

$2,498,700

5

DEMOCRAT REPUBLICAN INDEPENDENT VOTER EDUCATION

$2,494,450

6

INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION

$2,455,325

7

MACHINISTS NON-PARTISAN POLITICAL LEAGUE

$2,181,113

8

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

$2,155,050

9

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$1,942,623

10

SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION POLITICAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE

$1,887,649

11

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

$1,871,500

12

BUILD POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS

$1,822,599

13

LABORERS' POLITICAL LEAGUE-LABORERS' INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NA

$1,792,750

14

UNITED PARCEL SERVICE INC POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$1,755,065

15

UNITED FOOD & COMMERCIAL WORKERS, ACTIVE BALLOT CLUB

$1,734,693

16

NEA FUND FOR CHILDREN AND PUBLIC EDUCATION; THE (FKA NEAPAC)

$1,716,375

17

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

$1,714,200

18

NRA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND

$1,583,304

19

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION

$1,580,355

20

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

$1,530,650

21

AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION BANKPAC

$1,507,500

22

IRONWORKERS POLITICAL ACTION LEAGUE

$1,441,960

23

CREDIT UNION LEGISLATIVE ACTION COUNCIL OF CUNA

$1,430,103

24

UNITED TRANSPORTATION UNION (UTU) TRANSPORTATION POLITICAL EDUCATION LEAGUE

$1,425,450

25

CWA-COPE POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS COMMITTEE

$1,397,745

26

AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (AHAPAC)

$1,388,887

27

SHEET METAL WORKERS INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION LEAGUE (PAL)

$1,294,500

28

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

$1,293,150

29

UNITED STEELWORKERS OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION FUND

$1,227,350

30

FEDERAL EXPRESS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (FED EXPAC)

$1,206,680

31

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

$1,083,250

32

AMERICAN DENTAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$1,069,849

33

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL ADVISORS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$1,052,575

34

ERNST & YOUNG POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$1,041,386

35

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS INCORPORATED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$1,041,002

36

LOCKHEED MARTIN EMPLOYEES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$1,017,719

37

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

$1,013,867

38

AFL-CIO COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION/POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS COMMITTEE

$998,595

39

DELOITTE AND TOUCHE LLP FEDERAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$997,095

40

AMERICAN MARITIME OFFICERS, AFL-CIO VOLUNTARY POLITICAL ACTION FUND

$991,500

41

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

$983,244

42

HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN FUND POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$971,236

43

NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR AN EFFECTIVE CONGRESS

$969,000

44

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS INTERESTED IN REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION PAC

$960,800

45

ACTION COMMITTEE FOR RURAL ELECTRIFICATION (ACRE) NATIONAL RURAL ELECTRIC COOP. ASSOC.

$944,489

46

BANK ONE CORPORATION PAC

$929,000

47

VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

$908,562

48

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

$904,000

49

UNION PACIFIC CORP FUND FOR EFFECTIVE GOVERNMENT

$896,710

50

AMERICANS FOR FREE INTERNATIONAL TRADE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE INC

$882,000