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PAC COUNT - 1974 TO PRESENT

 

January 2014
(semi-annual)

Date
Organization Type
Independent Expenditure-Only Committees
Political Committees with Non-Contribution Accounts
Total
Corporate
Labor
Non- Connected
Trade
Membership
Cooperative
Corp. Without Stock
01/01/14 1,666 287 1,823 691 274 40 106 731 62 5,680
07/01/13 1,662 287 1,774 682 258 40 104 699 67 5,573
01/01/13 1,664 290 2,193 687 273 40 107 1,015 62 6,331
07/01/12 1,654 286 1,626 685 276 40 105 504 44 5,220
01/01/12 1,652 280 1,601 684 301 35 104     4,657
07/01/11**** 1,649 281 1,472 683 304 34 99     4,552

 

Date
      Organization Type
Total
Corporate
Labor
Non- Connected
Trade/Membership/Health
Cooperative
Corp. Without Stock
01/01/11 1,683 283 1,747 1,004 39 103 4,859
07/01/10 1,642 277 1,605 978 39 98 4,639
01/01/10 1,628 280 1,567 968 40 95 4,578
07/01/09 1,594 280 1,504 969 40 96 4,483
01/01/09 1,598 272 1,594 995 49 103 4,611
07/01/08 1,551 264 1,328 962 49 97 4,251
01/01/08 1,601 273 1,300 925 38 97 4,234
07/01/07 1,586 273 1,247 926 37 99 4,168
01/01/07 1,582 273 1,254 937 37 100 4,183
07/01/06 1,621 283 1,233 935 40 105 4,217
01/01/06 1,622 290 1,233 925 37 103 4,210
07/01/05*** 1,646 302 1,267 936 37 103 4,291
01/01/05 1,622 306 1,223 900 34 99 4,184
07/01/04 1,555 303 1,174 877 34 97 4,040
01/01/04 1,538 310 999 884 35 102 3,868
07/01/03 1,534 320 1,040 902 39 110 3,945
01/01/03 1,528 320 1,055 975 39 110 4,027
07/01/02 1,514 313 1,006 882 40 110 3,865
01/01/02 1,508 316 1,019 891 41 116 3,891
07/01/01 1,525 314 1,007 872 41 118 3,877
01/01/01 1,545 317 1,026 860 41 118 3,907
07/01/00 1,523 316 902 812 39 114 3,706
01/01/00 1,548 318 972 844 38 115 3,835
07/01/99 1,540 318 941 826 38 115 3,778
12/31/98 1,567 321 935 821 39 115 3,798
07/01/98 1,565 325 897 820 43 112 3,762
12/31/97 1,597 332 931 825 42 117 3,844
07/01/97** 1,602 332 953 826 41 118 3,875
12/31/96 1,642 332 1,103 838 41 123 4,079
07/01/96 1,645 332 1,058 829 43 126 4,033
12/31/95 1,674 334 1,020 815 44 129 4,016
07/01/95 1,670 334 1,002 804 43 129 3,982
12/31/94 1,660 333 980 792 53 136 3,954
07/01/94 1,666 336 963 777 53 138 3,933
12/31/93 1,789 337 1,121 761 56 146 4,210
07/01/93 1,715 338 1,011 767 55 139 4,025
12/31/92 1,735 347 1,145 770 56 142 4,195
07/01/92 1,731 344 1,091 759 56 144 4,125
12/31/91 1,738 338 1,083 742 57 136 4,094
07/01/91 1,745 339 1,096 749 57 137 4,123
12/31/90 1,795 346 1,062 774 59 136 4,172
07/01/90 1,782 346 1,115 753 58 139 4,193
12/31/89 1,796 349 1,060 777 59 137 4,178
07/01/89 1,802 349 1,051 831 58 143 4,234
12/31/88 1,816 354 1,115 786 59 138 4,268
07/01/88 1,806 355 1,066 766 60 143 4,196
12/31/87 1,775 364 957 865 59 145 4,165
07/01/87 1,762 377 967 795 56 152 4,109
12/31/86 1,744 384 1,077 745 56 151 4,157
07/01/86 1,734 386 1,063 707 56 146 4,092
12/31/85 1,710 388 1,003 695 54 142 3,992
07/01/85 1,687 393 1,039 694 54 133 4,000
12/31/84 1,682 394 1,053 698 52 130 4,009
07/01/84 1,642 381 940 662 53 125 3,803
12/31/83 1,538 378 793 643 51 122 3,525
07/01/83 1,514 379 740 664 50 114 3,461
12/31/82 1,469 380 723 649 47 103 3,371
07/01/82 1,417 350 628 627 45 82 3,149
12/31/81 1,329 318 531 614 41 68 2,901
07/01/81 1,253 303 441 579 38 64 2,678
12/31/80 1,206 297 374 576 42 56 2,551
07/01/80 1,107 255 309 544 23 41 2,279
12/31/79 950 240 247 514 17 32 2,000
08/00/79 885 226 206 483 13 27 1,840
12/31/78 785 217 162 453 12 24 1,653
12/31/77 550 234 110 438 8 20 1,360
12/31/76 433 224 489* 1,146
05/10/76 294 246 452* 992
11/24/75 139 226 357* 722
12/31/74 89 201 318* 608

Footnotes for Chart:

*For 1974-76, these numbers represent all other PACs. No further categorization is available.

** During the first six months of 1997, 227 PACs were administratively terminated because of inactivity.

*** During the second six months of 2005, 189 PACs were administratively terminated because of inactivity.

****To better reflect Statement of Organization Reporting, Trade and Membership Organizations are now separate categories. Health Organizations are no longer an organization type but are included in either the Trade or Membership categories. This category change occurred in July 2011.