2001 – 2002 PAC Fundraising, 15 months

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Top 50 Corporate PAC’s by Contributions to Candidates Through March 31, 2002
RANK COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTIONS TO CANDIDATES

1 UNITED PARCEL SERVICE INC. POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $1,002,021
2 BELLSOUTH CORPORATION EMPLOYEES' FEDERAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $921,412
3 SBC COMMUNICATIONS INC. EMPLOYEE FEDERAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (SBC EMPAC) $920,676
4 FEDERAL EXPRESS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (FED EXPAC) $864,500
5 VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC GOOD GOVERNMENT CLUB (FKA BELL ATLANTIC CORPORATION PAC) $720,200
6 LOCKHEED MARTIN EMPLOYEES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $658,550
7 WAL-MART STORES INC PAC FOR RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT $606,500
8 AFLAC INCORPORATED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE AFLACPAC $584,000
9 UNION PACIFIC CORP FUND FOR EFFECTIVE GOVERNMENT $536,647
10 GENERAL DYNAMICS VOLUNTARY POLITICAL CONTRIBUTION PLAN $519,750
11 BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION PAC FKA NATIONSBANK CORPORATION PAC $499,056
12 PHILIP MORRIS COMPANIES INC POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (AKA PHIL-PAC) $491,000
13 EL PASO CORPORATION PAC $433,166
14 SMITHKLINE BEECHAM CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (GLAXOSMITHKLINE PAC) $423,283
15 GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $410,600
16 WORLDCOM INC POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $403,951
17 THE BOEING COMPANY POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $394,215
18 MICROSOFT CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $383,201
19 BANK ONE CORPORATION PAC $357,150
20 EXELON CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (EXELONPAC) $350,225
21 METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY (METLIFE) EMPLOYEES' POLITICAL PARTICIPATION FUND A $344,849
22 PFIZER INC. PAC $343,500
23 CIGNA CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $337,300
24 RAYTHEON COMPANY POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $324,500
25 NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING PAC (SHIPPAC) $317,200
26 EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (EXXONMOBIL PAC) $316,000
27 EMPLOYEES OF NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION PAC $313,750
28 RJR POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE; R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY $312,750
29 MBNA CORPORATION FEDERAL POLITICAL COMMITTEE $302,500
30 DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION POLITICAL SUPPORT COMMITTEE $288,590
31 MORGAN STANLEY DEAN WITTER & CO POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $285,540
32 CITIGROUP INC. POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE-FEDERAL (CITIGROUP PAC-FEDERAL) $285,500
33 HOUSEHOLD INTERNATIONAL INC & SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (HOUSEPAC) $280,751
34 FORD MOTOR COMPANY CIVIC ACTION FUND $277,600
35 WALT DISNEY PRODUCTIONS EMPLOYEES PAC (DISNEY EMPLOYEES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE) $264,500
36 MERCK PAC THE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE FOR MERCK & CO INC $259,653
37 AMERICAN AIRLINES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $258,682
38 ENTERGY CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE "ENPAC" $253,500
39 BURLINGTON NORTHERN SANTA FE CORPORATION RAILPAC (BNSF RAILPAC) $248,498
40 BAE SYS NORTH AMER INC PAC (BAE SYS USA PAC) FKA MARCONI N-AMER INC PAC (MARCONI USA PAC) $245,777
41 GENERAL ATOMICS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $242,500
42 AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER COMMITTEE FOR RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT; THE $237,000
43 AT&T CORP POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (AT&T PAC) $234,274
44 DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE-FEDERAL "DUKEPAC" $223,500
45 UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION GROUP POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (USAA GROUP PAC) $217,000
46 GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $215,000
47 BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY EMPLOYEE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $206,572
48 SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION VOLUNTARY POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $199,500
49 CMS ENERGY CORP EMPLOYEES FOR BETTER GOVERNMENT (FKA CONSUMERS POWER COMPANY...) $197,615
50 PROGRESS ENERGY EMPLOYEES' FEDERAL PAC $196,144