Union Political Contributions….

This should be enlightening to those of you paying union dues.  Do you know where your money’s going?

Leading Union Political Campaign Contributors
1990-2010
  Democrats Republicans  
American Fed. of State, County, & Municipal Employees $40,281,900 $547,700  
Intel Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 29,705,600 679,000  
National Education Association 27,679,300 2,005,200  
Service Employees International Union 26,368,470 98,700  
Communication Workers of America 26,305,500 125,300  
Service Employees International Union 26,252,000 1,086,200  
Laborers Union 25,734,000 138,000  
American Federation of Teachers 25,682,800 200,000  
United Auto Workers 25,082,200 182,700  
Teamsters Union 24,926,400 1,822,000  
Carpenters and Joiners Union 24,094,100 658,000  
Machinists & Aerospace Workers Union 23,875,600 226,300  
United Food and Commercial Workers Union 23,182,000 334,200  
AFL-CIO 17,124,300 713,500  
Sheet Metal Workers Union 16,347,200 342,800  
Plumbers & Pipefitters Union 14,790,000 818,500  
Operating Engineers Union 13,840,000 2,309,500  
Airline Pilots Association 12,806,600 2,398,300  
International Association of Firefighters 12,421,700 2,685,400  
United Transportation Workers 11,807,000 1,459,300  
Ironworkers Union 11,638,900 936,000  
American Postal Workers Union 11,633,100 544,300  
Nat’l Active & Retired Fed. Employees Association 8,135,400 2,294,600  
Seafarers International Union 6,726,800 1,281,300  

 

Source: Center for Responsive Politics, Washington , D.C. http://www.opensecrets.org/outsidespending/index.php

 

Now, here are the totals:

 

Democrats received $486,440,870 from the unions during this period; or 96%.  (25% from Federal, State & Local Government Employees)

Republicans received $23,886,800 from the unions during this period. or 4%.

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