Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ: WIN) is an American broadband and telecommunications company, created in 2006 with the spinoff of Alltel's wireline (local telephone) division and the division's simultaneous merger with Valor Telecom. It took the Windstream name upon the corporate spin-off on April 10, 2006; the new company began operations on July 17, 2006.

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Campaign Finance

$9,500 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

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$940,000 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.

For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.

Lobbying on Behalf of Windstream

  • Names of Lobbyists
  • Firm Hired Amount
    Windstream $940,000
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
    • Taxes,
    • Telecommunications,
    • Fed Budget & Appropriations,
    • Law Enforcement & Crime,
    • Transportation
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
    Bill No. Title
    S.413 Cybersecurity and Internet Freedom Act
    H.R.3523 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011
    H.R.3674 Promoting and Enhancing Cybersecurity and Information Sharing Effectiveness Act of 2012
    S.21 Cyber Security and American Cyber Competitiveness Act of 2011
    H.R.1981 Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act of 2011
    H.R.2163 Broadband Affordability Act of 2011
    H.R.4263 SECURE IT Act of 2012
    S.1647 A bill to repeal the sunset on the reduction of capital gains rates for individuals and on the taxation of dividends of individuals at capital gain rates.
    S.2105 Cybersecurity Act of 2012
    S.2151 SECURE IT
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Mentioned in 30 dockets

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.