This excerpt taken from the SWY 8-K filed Mar 15, 2005.
POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENTAL ACTIVITIES
Safeway supports the democratic political process. Employees as individuals are encouraged to take part, on a voluntary basis, in political and governmental affairs. Employees who represent Safeway in political or governmental matters must comply fully with all laws that regulate corporate participation in public affairs. Safeways Political Contribution Policy is available at www.safeway.com/investor_relations.