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How much did voting against certifying the election cost Republicans?

More than 35 companies said they're suspending or reviewing political contributions to the Republicans who voted to overturn the results of the election.

MEMPHIS, Tennessee — Since voting to overturn the election results, more than 35 corporate companies have announced the suspension or review of political donations for those Republican lawmakers.

In the Mid-South five Republicans voted against the election results: Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (Miss.), Rep. David Kustoff (Tenn., 8th District), Rep. Mark Green (Tenn., 7th District), Rep. Rick Crawford (Ark., 1st District) and Rep. Trent Kelly (Miss., 1st District).

If all donations were to be pulled from those companies, it would add up to more than $150,000 in potential lost donations for those five.

Companies like Amazon, Comcast, UPS and FedEx have joined a growing list of companies that have announced they're either reviewing and rethinking donations, suspending or pulling them. Check out that full list here.

That could mean a significant amount of contributions that could be lost based on campaign financing filings under the Federal Election Commission for their most recent campaigns.

Kustoff could stand to lose the most from his vote. Donations from the 35 plus companies accounted for at least $52,500. Crawford follows with $48,500. Kelly received $30,000 and Hyde-Smith pulled in $22,500. Green would not feel much of a loss with just $3,000 in donations.

Here's how the donations shake out:

Rep. David Kustoff:

  • Amazon - $4,500
  • Comcast - $10,000
  • Microsoft - $1,000
  • Exxon Mobil - $4,500
  • FedEx - $10,000
  • Amazon - $4,500
  • Bank of America - $7,000
  • UPS - $3,000
  • Deloitte - $7,000
  • Tyson - $1,000

Rep. Mark Green:

  • AT&T - $1,000
  • FedEx - $2,000

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith:

  • UPS - $2,500
  • Comcast Corporation & NBCUniversal PAC - $10,000
  • Exxon Mobil - $10,000

Rep. Trent Kelly:

  • UPS - $3,000
  • AT&T - $6,000
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - $2,500
  • FedEx - $2,000
  • Google - $2,000
  • Northrop Grumman - $12,500
  • Verizon - $1,000
  • Amazon - $1,000

Rep. Rick Crawford:

  • JPMorgan - $2,000
  • AT&T - $6,000
  • Amazon - $1,000
  • UPS - $9,000
  • Tyson Foods - $4,000
  • Delta - $5,000
  • FedEx - $5,000
  • Exxon - $2,500
  • Northrop Grumman - $8,000
  • Walmart - $2,000
  • Comcast - $4,000
Some of America's biggest companies are suspending donations to Republican Congress members who objected to the Electoral College's votes.