Wally’s Top-10 list

Towering above the Democratic lambs vying for the privilege of running against his 18-year incumbency in the 2nd Congressional District, Rep. Wally Herger, R-Chico, has already raised nearly 20 times more money than all three Dems combined. Below is a list of Herger’s top-10 contributors as reported by the Federal Election Commission and published at Note: Contributions are made by the organization’s political-action committees, not by the organizations directly.

Organization 2003-2004 amount*

American Association of Orthodontists $10,000

American Maritime Officers $6,000

Edison International $6,000

National Association of Realtors $5,000

Siebel Systems $5,000

Wal-Mart Stores $5,000

Real Consulting & Software $4,000

National Restaurant Association $3,500

Sunkist Growers $3,000

Automotive Free International Trade PAC $2,500

*Through Feb. 9, 2004