American Advertising Federation

The American Advertising Federation (AAF), headquartered in Washington, D.C., acts as the "Unifying Voice for Advertising."

Source: Wikipedia

Campaign Finance

$6,150 Given

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

  • Top Recipients

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  • Republicans vs. Democrats

    in dollars
  • State vs. Federal

    in dollars
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$244,000 Spent

Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.

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Lobbying on Behalf of American Advertising Federation

  • Names of Lobbyists
  • Firm Hired Amount
    American Advertising Federation $244,000
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
    • Advertising,
    • Beverage Industry,
    • Computers & Information Tech,
    • Consumer Product Safety,
    • Food Industry,
    • Pharmacy,
    • Radio & TV Broadcasting,
    • Taxes,
    • Fed Budget & Appropriations,
    • Education
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
    Bill No. Title
    H.R.96 Internet Freedom Act
    H.R.116 Robo Calls Off Phones Act
    H.R.137 Fairness in Political Advertising Act of 2011
    H.R.166 Internet Investment, Innovation, and Competition Preservation Act
    H.R.400 To require certain warning labels to be placed on video games that are given certain ratings due to violent content.
    H.R.642 Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2011
    H.R.654 Do Not Track Me Online Act
    H.R.741 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the marketing of authorized generic drugs.
    H.J.RES.37 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices.
    S.174 Healthy Lifestyles and Prevention America Act
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Mentioned in 1 docket

All data is based on documents downloaded from The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.

Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.

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Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.

updated daily from by way of Docket Wrench

The tables show occurrences of "American Advertising Federation" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.