Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Corporate PACs Supporting Hillary Clinton for President

2nd Vote Press release, NASHVILLE, TN – According to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission, at least 26 major corporations have donated to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign through their Political Action Committees, or PACs.
“Obviously, the presidential election has the potential to significantly alter policies that affect our nation,” said 2ndVote Executive Director Lance Wray. “We want to make sure that voters understand how corporations are impacting the outcome of the election just as they play a role in advancing policy through their support of liberal advocacy groups.”
Through August 31, 2016, Hillary Clinton’s campaign has accepted donations from the following corporate PACs:
Albermarle Corporation PAC - $5,000
Amalgamated Bank PAC - $5,000
Anheuser-Busch Companies PAC - $10,000
Caesar's Entertainment Corporation PAC - $5,000
CenturyLink Inc. Employees PAC - $2,700
Charter Communications Inc. PAC - $5,000
Commerce Bancshares Inc. PAC - $2,700
The Doctors' Company Federal PAC - $5,000
Dow PAC - $5,000
Dynamis Inc. PAC - $2,700
EDP Renewables North America LLC PAC - $3,000
Enterprise Holdings Inc. PAC - $10,000
Everpower Wind Holding Inc. PAC - $2,700
Fuelcell Energy PAC - $10,000
Gentex Corporation PAC - $5,000
Interdigital Inc. PAC - $10,000
Leo A Daly Company PAC -$2,700
Liberty Interactive Corporation PAC - $2,500
Liberty Media Corporation - $2,500
Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. PAC - $5,000
Southeast Permanente Med. Group (Kaiser Permanente) Fed. Healthcare PAC Inc. - $2,700
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. PAC - $2,500
STV Group, Inc. PAC - $2,700
SunEdison Inc. Employees PAC - $2,000
Ullico Inc. PAC - $500
Yelp Inc. PAC - $2,700
Records from the FEC indicated that Donald Trump’s campaign had not accepted any donations from corporate PACs.

By law, Political Action Committees may only donate $5,000 to an individual candidate’s committee per election.

2ndVote is a resource for helping consumers make better-informed decisions about where to spend their money. 2ndVote conducts extensive research on multiple issues to shed light on the various support that companies and non-profits give to specific issues that are important to those who follow public policy. Follow 2ndVote on Twitter @2ndvote and on Facebook at facebook.com/2ndvote

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