Snack Food Assn

Campaign Finance

$182,465 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.
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federal data covers from 1989 roughly through Q2 2014
state-level data is not available in bulk for 2014. for current state data, browse
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  • Republicans vs. Democrats

    in dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
  • State vs. Federal

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$2,050,000 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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covers roughly through Q2, 2014

Lobbying on Behalf of Snack Food Assn

  • Names of Lobbyists
  • Firm Hired Amount
    Snack Food Assn $1,820,000
    Alliance for American Advertising $30,000
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
    • Food Industry,
    • Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
    • Agriculture,
    • Energy & Nuclear Power,
    • Transportation,
    • Trucking & Shipping,
    • Fed Budget & Appropriations,
    • Trade,
    • Health Issues,
    • Taxes
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
    Bill No. Title
    S.685 Free Sugar Act of 2011
    S.3240 Farm bill
    H.R.972 Secret Ballot Protection Act
    S.217 Secret Ballot Protection Act of 2011
    S.25 Stop Unfair Giveaways and Restrictions Act of 2011
    H.R.3094 Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act
    H.R.1385 Free Market Sugar Act
    H.R.1409 Employee Free Choice Act of 2009
    H.R.3199 To provide a comprehensive assessment of the scientific and technical research on the implications of the use of mid-level ethanol blends, and for other purposes.
    S.510 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
  • Recent Lobbying Contracts
    Date Registrant Summary
    Oct. 8, 2014 Snack Food Assn Agriculture and Nutrition Issues: GMO Labeling (H.R 4432, Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act), Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) Labor and Employment Issues Transportation Issues Agriculture,Labor, and Transportation Appropriations Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) View registration
View all lobbying data for Snack Food Assn Sources: Lobbyist Registration Tracker


Mentioned in 76 dockets; Submitted to 33 dockets

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The tables show occurrences of "Snack Food Assn" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.