2001 – 2002 PAC Fundraising, 15 months

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Top 50 PAC’s by Disbursements Through March 31, 2002
RANK COMMITTEE TYPE* Federal Disbursements

1 EMILY'S LIST M $8,380,117
2 DEMOCRAT REPUBLICAN INDEPENDENT VOTER EDUCATION L $5,529,303
3 INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION L $5,074,489
4 VOICE OF TEACHERS FOR EDUC/CMTE ON POL EDUC OF NY STATE UNTD TEACHERS (VOTE/COPE) OF NYSUT L $5,074,142
5 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES- P E O P L E, QUALIFIED L $4,659,096
6 NRA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND T $4,043,380
7 ASSOCIATION OF TRIAL LAWYERS OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE T $3,340,314
8 BLACK AMERICA'S POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE M $3,008,610
9 NEW REPUBLICAN MAJORITY FUND M $2,997,176
10 MACHINISTS NON-PARTISAN POLITICAL LEAGUE L $2,884,483
11 UNITED PARCEL SERVICE INC. POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE C $2,390,701
12 UAW -V- CAP (UAW VOLUNTARY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM) L $2,300,416
13 1199 SERVICE EMPLOYEES INT'L UNION FEDERAL POLITICAL ACTION FUND L $2,203,691
14 AMERICANS FOR A REPUBLICAN MAJORITY (ARMPAC) M $2,115,836
15 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION L $2,047,566
16 SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION POLITICAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE L $2,033,263
17 CWA-COPE POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS COMMITTEE L $1,956,977
18 UNITED FOOD & COMMERCIAL WORKERS, ACTIVE BALLOT CLUB L $1,920,925
19 DEALERS ELECTION ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION (NADA) T $1,878,746
20 NEW JERSEY STATE LABORERS' POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE/LABORERS' POLITICAL LEAGUE (NJSLPAC) L $1,844,520
21 CREDIT UNION LEGISLATIVE ACTION COUNCIL OF CUNA T $1,838,532
22 STRAIGHT TALK AMERICA M $1,823,934
23 FEDERAL EXPRESS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (FED EXPAC) C $1,813,180
24 ELECT LIFE M $1,804,193
25 REALTORS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE T $1,779,919
26 UNITED TRANSPORTATION UNION (UTU) TRANSPORTATION POLITICAL EDUCATION LEAGUE L $1,686,849
27 NEA FUND FOR CHILDREN AND PUBLIC EDUCATION; THE (FKA NEAPAC) L $1,680,527
28 SHEET METAL WORKERS INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION LEAGUE (PAL) L $1,532,804
29 NEW YORK STATE LABORERS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE L $1,516,015
30 21ST CENTURY DEMOCRATS M $1,514,882
31 HILLPAC M $1,465,415
32 NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR AN EFFECTIVE CONGRESS M $1,437,932
33 BELLSOUTH CORPORATION EMPLOYEES' FEDERAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE C $1,420,145
34 LABORERS' POLITICAL LEAGUE-LABORERS' INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NA L $1,371,053
35 BUILD POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS T $1,310,780
36 TEXAS MEDICAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE T $1,286,481
37 SBC COMMUNICATIONS INC. EMPLOYEE FEDERAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (SBC EMPAC) C $1,268,583
38 AMERICA'S FOUNDATION FKA FIGHT- PAC M $1,218,331
39 RESPONSIBILITY OPPORTUNITY COMMUNITY PAC M $1,210,618
40 CARPENTERS LEGISLATIVE IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE UNITED BROTHERHOOD OF CARPENTERS AND JOINERS L $1,208,195
41 AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE T $1,190,504
42 ACTION COMMITTEE FOR RURAL ELECTRIFICATION (ACRE) NATIONAL RURAL ELECTRIC COOP. ASSOC. T $1,142,757
43 TRANSPORT WORKERS UNION- LOCAL100 POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS COMMITTEE L $1,123,105
44 IRONWORKERS POLITICAL ACTION LEAGUE L $1,118,689
45 ABA BANKPAC T $1,109,038
46 AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS INCORPORATED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE T $1,064,291
47 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS/ SAVE AMERICA'S FREE ENTERPRISE TRUST T $1,062,128
48 VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC GOOD GOVERNMENT CLUB (FKA BELL ATLANTIC CORPORATION PAC) C $1,050,892
49 BANK ONE CORPORATION PAC C $1,042,754
50 NEW DEMOCRAT NETWORK M $1,032,606

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