2001 – 2002 PAC Fundraising, 15 months

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Top 50 Trade/Member/Health PAC’s by Disbursements Through March 31, 2002

RANK COMMITTEE FEDERAL DISBURSEMENTS

1 NRA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND $4,043,380
2 ASSOCIATION OF TRIAL LAWYERS OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $3,340,314
3 DEALERS ELECTION ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION (NADA) $1,878,746
4 CREDIT UNION LEGISLATIVE ACTION COUNCIL OF CUNA $1,838,532
5 REALTORS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $1,779,919
6 BUILD POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS $1,310,780
7 TEXAS MEDICAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $1,286,481
8 AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $1,190,504
9 ACTION COMMITTEE FOR RURAL ELECTRIFICATION (ACRE) NATIONAL RURAL ELECTRIC COOP. ASSOC. $1,142,757
10 ABA BANKPAC $1,109,038
11 AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS INCORPORATED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $1,064,291
12 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS/ SAVE AMERICA'S FREE ENTERPRISE TRUST $1,062,128
13 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL ADVISORS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $1,028,150
14 AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (AHAPAC) $999,370
15 NATIONAL COMMITTEE TO PRESERVE SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE- PAC $915,388
16 NATIONAL BEER WHOLESALERS ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $912,703
17 ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (ABC/PAC) $762,644
18 VENTUREPAC $710,867
19 WOMEN'S CAMPAIGN FUND INC $695,099
20 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS INC POLITICAL ACTION FOR CANDIDATE ELECTION (PACE) $686,229
21 HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN FUND POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $653,001
22 AMERICAN DENTAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $632,725
23 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (NARFE-PAC) $617,702
24 TRUCKING POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE AMERICAN TRUCKING ASSOCIATIONS' INC $544,775
25 NACS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $529,152
26 AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY INC POLITICAL COMMITTEE ("OPHTHPAC") $526,650
27 AMERICAN OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $525,392
28 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NURSE ANESTHETISTS SEPARATE SEGREGATED FUND (CRNA-PAC) $521,081
29 AMERICAN HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (AHCA-PAC) $510,056
30 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS TELEVISION AND RADIO POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $487,209
31 INDEPENDENT INSURANCE AGENTS OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (INSURPAC) $485,690
32 AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS EFFECTIVE LEGISLATION COMMITTEE (AICPA) $480,111
33 CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE/FEDERAL (CREPAC/FEDERAL) AKA "99 CLUB" $477,659
34 NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $446,720
35 NAPUS PAC FOR POSTMASTERS (FKA POLITICAL EDUCATION FOR POSTMASTERS) $444,591
36 INDIANA MEDICAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $382,102
37 INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY BANKERS OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $372,374
38 NATIONAL CABLE AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (NCTA PAC) $369,160
39 PHYSICAL THERAPY POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $361,701
40 VALERO ENERGY CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $355,332
41 WACHOVIA BANK N.A. NORTH CAROLINA EMPLOYEES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $338,167
42 WINE AND SPIRITS WHOLESALERS OF AMERICA, INC. POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $327,538
43 AMERICAN OSTEOPATHIC INFORMATION ASSOCIATION- OSTEOPATHIC POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $324,132
44 FOOD MARKETING INSTITUTE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE FOODPAC $309,035
45 AMERICAN COUNCIL OF LIFE INSURERS $307,475
46 FLORIDA DENTAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $288,372
47 BLUEPAC- BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $288,067
48 AMERICAN SUGAR CANE LEAGUE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE $285,394
49 NATIONAL ABORTION AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS ACTION LEAGUE PAC $280,918
50 INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT POLITICAL ACTION CMTE OF THE INVESTMENT COMPANY INSTITUTE (IMPAC) $280,790