2001 – 2002 PAC Fundraising, 15 months

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Top 50 PAC’s by Contributions to Candidates Through March 31, 2002

RANK COMMITTEE TYPE* CONTRIBUTIONS TO CANDIDATES

1 ASSOCIATION OF TRIAL LAWYERS OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE T $1,783,753
2 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES- P E O P L E, QUALIFIED L $1,411,500
3 MACHINISTS NON-PARTISAN POLITICAL LEAGUE L $1,364,750
4 INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION L $1,360,450
5 REALTORS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE T $1,183,570
6 DEMOCRAT REPUBLICAN INDEPENDENT VOTER EDUCATION L $1,178,718
7 DEALERS ELECTION ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION (NADA) T $1,156,250
8 LABORERS' POLITICAL LEAGUE-LABORERS' INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NA L $1,097,500
9 BUILD POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS T $1,082,000
10 UAW -V- CAP (UAW VOLUNTARY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM) L $1,029,450
11 CARPENTERS LEGISLATIVE IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE UNITED BROTHERHOOD OF CARPENTERS AND JOINERS L $1,008,000
12 UNITED PARCEL SERVICE INC. POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE C $1,002,021
13 SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION POLITICAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE L $1,000,499
14 BELLSOUTH CORPORATION EMPLOYEES' FEDERAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE C $921,412
15 SBC COMMUNICATIONS INC. EMPLOYEE FEDERAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (SBC EMPAC) C $920,676
16 CREDIT UNION LEGISLATIVE ACTION COUNCIL OF CUNA T $919,210
17 FEDERAL EXPRESS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (FED EXPAC) C $864,500
18 CWA-COPE POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS COMMITTEE L $845,050
19 UNITED FOOD & COMMERCIAL WORKERS, ACTIVE BALLOT CLUB L $843,844
20 NATIONAL BEER WHOLESALERS ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE T $833,250
21 ABA BANKPAC T $814,383
22 UNITED TRANSPORTATION UNION (UTU) TRANSPORTATION POLITICAL EDUCATION LEAGUE L $802,000
23 IRONWORKERS POLITICAL ACTION LEAGUE L $731,000
24 VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC GOOD GOVERNMENT CLUB (FKA BELL ATLANTIC CORPORATION PAC) C $720,200
25 SHEET METAL WORKERS INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION LEAGUE (PAL) L $718,000
26 AIR LINE PILOTS ASSOCIATION PAC L $717,000
27 ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (ABC/PAC) T $702,000
28 AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (AHAPAC) T $691,459
29 AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE T $684,700
30 AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS INCORPORATED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE T $681,054
31 NRA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND T $668,464
32 LOCKHEED MARTIN EMPLOYEES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE C $658,550
33 AMERICAN MARITIME OFFICERS, AFL-CIO VOLUNTARY POLITICAL ACTION FUND L $649,162
34 NEA FUND FOR CHILDREN AND PUBLIC EDUCATION; THE (FKA NEAPAC) L $636,550
35 WAL-MART STORES INC PAC FOR RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT C $606,500
36 HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN FUND POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE T $586,168
37 AFLAC INCORPORATED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE AFLACPAC C $584,000
38 PAC TO THE FUTURE M $557,500
39 AMALGAMATED TRANSIT UNION-COPE L $551,805
40 INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS INTERESTED IN REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION PAC L $549,675
41 INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF BOILERMAKERS, IN SP BLDRS, BKMTHS, FRGRS & HLPRS-LEG ED..FUND L $544,750
42 UNION PACIFIC CORP FUND FOR EFFECTIVE GOVERNMENT C $536,647
43 ACTION COMMITTEE FOR RURAL ELECTRIFICATION (ACRE) NATIONAL RURAL ELECTRIC COOP. ASSOC. T $536,362
44 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION L $534,640
45 AMERICAN DENTAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE T $521,761
46 GENERAL DYNAMICS VOLUNTARY POLITICAL CONTRIBUTION PLAN C $519,750
47 AMERICANS FOR A REPUBLICAN MAJORITY (ARMPAC) M $512,855
48 KPMG PARTNERS/PRINCIPALS & EMPLOYEES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE M $505,002
49 BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION PAC FKA NATIONSBANK CORPORATION PAC C $499,056
50 AFL-CIO COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION/POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS COMMITTEE L $494,925

* C = Corporate
L = Labor
M = Nonconnected
T = Trade/Membership/Health
V= Cooperative
W = Corporation without capital stock