Political Contributions

Corporate Political Contributions Made in the U.S.

 

Corporate 2020 (January 1 – June 30, 2020)
 

  • Senate Democratic Leadership Fund - Illinois - $100
  • 19th Ward Youth Foundation - Illinois - $500
  • Democratic Party of Wisconsin - Wisconsin - $1,000

 

Corporate 2019 
 

  • Friends of Darryl Barnes - Maryland - $250 
  • Citizens for Adrienne Jones - Maryland - $500 
  • Magdalena Carrasco - California - $900
  • Gavin Newsom for Governor - California - $2,500
  • Elect Ellen Rosenblum - Oregon - $1,000
  • 8th Ward Regular Democrat Org. - Illinois - $1,500*
  • Friends of Larry Mitchell - Delaware - $600
  • Friends for Pete Schwartzkopf - Delaware - $600
  • Friends of Valerie Longhurst - Delaware - $600
  • Friends of Kirk Cox - Virginia - $500*
  • Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Progressive Advocacy Trust - Michigan - $3,000
  • Curtis Hill for Indiana - Indiana - $1,000*


*Donation made in 2019; check cleared in 2020

 

Corporate 2018
 

  • Friends of Nic Kipke - Maryland - $250
  • Friends of Kathy Szeliga - Maryland - $250
  • Neighbors for Sam Liccardo for Mayor - San Jose, CA - $1,200
  • Re-Elect Magdalena Carrasco for City Council D5 - San Jose, CA - $600
  • Friends of Dana Stein - Maryland - $250
  • Committee to Elect Janelle Bynum - Oregon - $3,500
  • Committee to Elect Loretta Smith - Oregon - $1,000
  • Elect Deborah Kafoury - Oregon - $500
  • Friends of Ted Wheeler - Oregon - $500
  • The Committee to Elect Eric Bromwell - Maryland - $250
  • Larry Hogan for Governor - Maryland - $500

 

Corporate 2017
 

  • On Duty for Michigan - Michigan - $2,500
  • Restaurant Advocacy Fund - $3,120
  • Virginians for Mark Herring - Virginia - $1,500
  • On Duty for Michigan - Michigan - $2,500
  • Friends of Marty Jackley - South Dakota - $1,500
  • Steve Marshall for Alabama - Alabama - $1,000
  • Friends of Chris Carr - Georgia - $1,000
  • Laxalt for Nevada - Nevada - $2,500
  • Citizens for Durkin - Illinois - $500
  • Friends of Dow Constantine - Washington - $500
  • Jenny Durkan for Mayor - Washington - $500
  • Monica Rodriguez - California - $800
  • Curren Price - California - $800
  • Nury Martinez - California - $800

 

Corporate 2016
 

  • Citizens for Deanna Wilkins - Illinois - $200
  • Friends of Marty Jackley PAC - South Dakota - $1,500
  • Friends of Bob Ferguson - Washington State - $1,000
  • Friends of Ted Wheeler - Portland, Oregon - $2,500
  • One Commonwealth PAC - Virginia - $2,500 
  • NYS Democratic Assembly Campaign Committee - New York - $1,000
  • On Duty for Michigan - Michigan - $2,500
  • Friends of Eric Carcetti - Los Angeles, CA - $1,400
  • Friends of Michael J. Madigan - Illinois - $2,500
  • Committee to Elect Janelle Bynum - Oregon - $5,000
  • Leadership PAC Senator Norris - Tennessee - $5,000
  • Adam Laxalt for Attorney General - Nevada - $5,000
  • Maylanders for Miller - Maryland - $2,500 

 

Corporate 2015
 

  • Friends of Michele Smith - Chicago, IL - $500
  • Citizens to Re-elect John Pope - Chicago, IL - $500
  • Citizens for Reilly, Inc. - Chicago, IL - $500
  • Friends of Leslie A. Hairston - Chicago, IL - $500
  • Citizens for Deanna Wilkins - Illinois - $200
  • Hopkins for Chicago - Chicago, IL - $500
  • Citizens for Tunney - Chicago, IL - $500
  • Senate Democratic Victory Fund - Illinois - $3,000
  • Taking Jacksonville to the Next Level PC - Jacksonville, FL - $2,000
  • Citizens to Elect Emma Mitts - Chicago, IL - $500
  • Friends of Maggie Hassan - New Hampshire - $250
  • One Commonwealth PAC - Virginia - $1,000
  • Friends of Jim Hood - Mississippi - $1,000
  • Friends of John Pezold - Georgia - $2,500
  • Friends of Bob Ferguson - Washington State - $1,000
  • David Ryu for City Council - Los Angeles, CA - $500
  • Friends of Michael J. Madigan - Illinois - $2,500
  • Derek Schmidt for Attorney General - Kansas - $1,000
  • Sean Reyes for Attorney General - Utah - $1,000
  • Bill Schuette for Attorney General - Michigan - $1,000
  • Citizens for John Cullerton - Illinois - $5,000
  • Citizens for Lisa Madigan - Illinois - $2,500
  • Bob Blumenfield for Cirty Council - Los Angeles, CA - $700
  • Friends of Richard Boykin - Illinois - $500
  • Wesson for City Council - Los Angeles, CA - $700

 

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Political Contribution Policy

This Political Contribution Policy (the “Policy”) governs the making of corporate political contributions and other campaign expenditures by McDonald’s Corporation and its majority-owned subsidiaries (the “Company”), except for those subsidiaries whose stock is publicly traded. Unless otherwise noted, this Policy applies to both U.S. and international markets.

July 2016

Political Contribution Policy - PDF 16kb

 

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Corporate Political Contributions Made in the U.S.

 

Corporate 2020 (January 1 – June 30, 2020)
 

  • Senate Democratic Leadership Fund - Illinois - $100
  • 19th Ward Youth Foundation - Illinois - $500
  • Democratic Party of Wisconsin - Wisconsin - $1,000

 

Corporate 2019 
 

  • Friends of Darryl Barnes - Maryland - $250 
  • Citizens for Adrienne Jones - Maryland - $500 
  • Magdalena Carrasco - California - $900
  • Gavin Newsom for Governor - California - $2,500
  • Elect Ellen Rosenblum - Oregon - $1,000
  • 8th Ward Regular Democrat Org. - Illinois - $1,500*
  • Friends of Larry Mitchell - Delaware - $600
  • Friends for Pete Schwartzkopf - Delaware - $600
  • Friends of Valerie Longhurst - Delaware - $600
  • Friends of Kirk Cox - Virginia - $500*
  • Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Progressive Advocacy Trust - Michigan - $3,000
  • Curtis Hill for Indiana - Indiana - $1,000*


*Donation made in 2019; check cleared in 2020

 

Corporate 2018
 

  • Friends of Nic Kipke - Maryland - $250
  • Friends of Kathy Szeliga - Maryland - $250
  • Neighbors for Sam Liccardo for Mayor - San Jose, CA - $1,200
  • Re-Elect Magdalena Carrasco for City Council D5 - San Jose, CA - $600
  • Friends of Dana Stein - Maryland - $250
  • Committee to Elect Janelle Bynum - Oregon - $3,500
  • Committee to Elect Loretta Smith - Oregon - $1,000
  • Elect Deborah Kafoury - Oregon - $500
  • Friends of Ted Wheeler - Oregon - $500
  • The Committee to Elect Eric Bromwell - Maryland - $250
  • Larry Hogan for Governor - Maryland - $500

 

Corporate 2017
 

  • On Duty for Michigan - Michigan - $2,500
  • Restaurant Advocacy Fund - $3,120
  • Virginians for Mark Herring - Virginia - $1,500
  • On Duty for Michigan - Michigan - $2,500
  • Friends of Marty Jackley - South Dakota - $1,500
  • Steve Marshall for Alabama - Alabama - $1,000
  • Friends of Chris Carr - Georgia - $1,000
  • Laxalt for Nevada - Nevada - $2,500
  • Citizens for Durkin - Illinois - $500
  • Friends of Dow Constantine - Washington - $500
  • Jenny Durkan for Mayor - Washington - $500
  • Monica Rodriguez - California - $800
  • Curren Price - California - $800
  • Nury Martinez - California - $800

 

Corporate 2016
 

  • Citizens for Deanna Wilkins - Illinois - $200
  • Friends of Marty Jackley PAC - South Dakota - $1,500
  • Friends of Bob Ferguson - Washington State - $1,000
  • Friends of Ted Wheeler - Portland, Oregon - $2,500
  • One Commonwealth PAC - Virginia - $2,500 
  • NYS Democratic Assembly Campaign Committee - New York - $1,000
  • On Duty for Michigan - Michigan - $2,500
  • Friends of Eric Carcetti - Los Angeles, CA - $1,400
  • Friends of Michael J. Madigan - Illinois - $2,500
  • Committee to Elect Janelle Bynum - Oregon - $5,000
  • Leadership PAC Senator Norris - Tennessee - $5,000
  • Adam Laxalt for Attorney General - Nevada - $5,000
  • Maylanders for Miller - Maryland - $2,500 

 

Corporate 2015
 

  • Friends of Michele Smith - Chicago, IL - $500
  • Citizens to Re-elect John Pope - Chicago, IL - $500
  • Citizens for Reilly, Inc. - Chicago, IL - $500
  • Friends of Leslie A. Hairston - Chicago, IL - $500
  • Citizens for Deanna Wilkins - Illinois - $200
  • Hopkins for Chicago - Chicago, IL - $500
  • Citizens for Tunney - Chicago, IL - $500
  • Senate Democratic Victory Fund - Illinois - $3,000
  • Taking Jacksonville to the Next Level PC - Jacksonville, FL - $2,000
  • Citizens to Elect Emma Mitts - Chicago, IL - $500
  • Friends of Maggie Hassan - New Hampshire - $250
  • One Commonwealth PAC - Virginia - $1,000
  • Friends of Jim Hood - Mississippi - $1,000
  • Friends of John Pezold - Georgia - $2,500
  • Friends of Bob Ferguson - Washington State - $1,000
  • David Ryu for City Council - Los Angeles, CA - $500
  • Friends of Michael J. Madigan - Illinois - $2,500
  • Derek Schmidt for Attorney General - Kansas - $1,000
  • Sean Reyes for Attorney General - Utah - $1,000
  • Bill Schuette for Attorney General - Michigan - $1,000
  • Citizens for John Cullerton - Illinois - $5,000
  • Citizens for Lisa Madigan - Illinois - $2,500
  • Bob Blumenfield for Cirty Council - Los Angeles, CA - $700
  • Friends of Richard Boykin - Illinois - $500
  • Wesson for City Council - Los Angeles, CA - $700

 

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Political Contribution Policy

This Political Contribution Policy (the “Policy”) governs the making of corporate political contributions and other campaign expenditures by McDonald’s Corporation and its majority-owned subsidiaries (the “Company”), except for those subsidiaries whose stock is publicly traded. Unless otherwise noted, this Policy applies to both U.S. and international markets.

July 2016

Political Contribution Policy - PDF 16kb

 

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McDonald’s Political Action Committee
 

Information about the McDonald's Corporation Political Action Committee (the “McDonald’s PAC”), which is funded with voluntary contributions made by McDonald's employees and U. S. Owner/Operators, is available through a website maintained by the Federal Election Commission. No Company funds are contributed to the McDonald’s PAC for the purpose of making political contributions and the Company does not control the decision-making process for contributions made with McDonald’s PAC funds. To retrieve this information, please go to www.fec.gov and search the appropriate disclosure database for "McDonalds.”

 

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McDonald’s Political Action Committee
 

Information about the McDonald's Corporation Political Action Committee (the “McDonald’s PAC”), which is funded with voluntary contributions made by McDonald's employees and U. S. Owner/Operators, is available through a website maintained by the Federal Election Commission. No Company funds are contributed to the McDonald’s PAC for the purpose of making political contributions and the Company does not control the decision-making process for contributions made with McDonald’s PAC funds. To retrieve this information, please go to www.fec.gov and search the appropriate disclosure database for "McDonalds.”

 

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Corporate Federal Lobbying Activities
 

Information about McDonald's Corporation’s federal lobbying activities is available by searching websites maintained by the U.S. House of Representatives and the United States Senate, which may be found at www.lobbyingdisclosure.house.gov and www.soprweb.senate.gov.

 

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Corporate Federal Lobbying Activities
 

Information about McDonald's Corporation’s federal lobbying activities is available by searching websites maintained by the U.S. House of Representatives and the United States Senate, which may be found at www.lobbyingdisclosure.house.gov and www.soprweb.senate.gov.

 

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Trade Association Memberships


From time to time, McDonald’s Corporation supports trade associations in the United States that represent a broad spectrum of views on industry and policy issues. It is our practice to require these trade associations to agree that no part of the Company’s dues will be used for political contributions, independent expenditures, electioneering communications or ballot initiatives, as those terms are defined by applicable law. Also, no part of the dues may be deposited into any account used by any association required to report its contributions and expenditures under Section 527 of the Internal Revenue Code. The following is a list of national trade associations of which the Company is a member and pays annual dues of $25,000 or more. (Information as of January 2018).
 

  • Association of National Advertisers
  • Grocery Manufacturers Association
  • International Franchise Association
  • National Restaurant Association
  • National Retail Federation

 

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Trade Association Memberships


From time to time, McDonald’s Corporation supports trade associations in the United States that represent a broad spectrum of views on industry and policy issues. It is our practice to require these trade associations to agree that no part of the Company’s dues will be used for political contributions, independent expenditures, electioneering communications or ballot initiatives, as those terms are defined by applicable law. Also, no part of the dues may be deposited into any account used by any association required to report its contributions and expenditures under Section 527 of the Internal Revenue Code. The following is a list of national trade associations of which the Company is a member and pays annual dues of $25,000 or more. (Information as of January 2018).
 

  • Association of National Advertisers
  • Grocery Manufacturers Association
  • International Franchise Association
  • National Restaurant Association
  • National Retail Federation

 

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