BP Corporation PAC Turns Off Flow of Contributions to Candidates

BP Corporation PAC

The PAC reached its peak in giving during 1985-1986 when it gave out $351,476 to candidates and committees. During the 2011-2012 cycle it gave out $212,000, with 73 percent going to Republicans. See 2011-2012 PAC financial profile. In the 2009-2010 cycle, BP had its oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the PAC gave out only $79,000 to federal candidates and committees.

The General Motors Company PAC 

General Motors Company PAC

 reported it gave out $64,250 to federal candidates and committees in March. They have given out $151,750 so far this year. In 2011-2012, the PAC gave out $524,800 to federal candidates and committees, with Republican being given 63 percent. In 2009-2010, GM received the government bailout and the PAC gave out only $346,000 to federal candidates and committees.

In other PAC filings reporting on March activity:

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC gave out $287,100 to federal candidates and committees. New York Life Insurance Company PAC gave out $285,000. Employees of Northrop Grumman Corporation PAC gave out $240,750. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. PAC for Responsible Government gave out $192,500. Koch Industries Inc. PAC gave out $191,500. The Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Inc. PAC gave out $184,000. BNSF Railway Company RAILPAC gave out $181,500. The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Active Ballot Club gave out $175.000.
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