Here Are Your Worst Company Contenders For 2014 — Help Us Seed The Brackets!

wcia2014headerAfter sorting through a mountain of nomination e-mails, we’ve whittled down the field of competitors for this year’s Worst Company In America tournament to 40 bad businesses. Here’s your chance to have your say on how these players will square off in the bracket, and which bubble teams will get left out in the cold.

UPDATE: VOTING IS NOW CLOSED. THANKS FOR HELPING US WITH THE SEEDING. CHECK BACK TOMORROW FOR THE OFFICIAL WCIA 2014 BRACKET!

The poll below has the names of all 40 contenders for the 2014 Golden Poo trophy. You can vote for up to 8 companies. The result of your votes will inform the seeding for the bracket that we post tomorrow. So be sure to read through the list (presented in random order) to make sure the eight companies whose boxes you tick are companies that really tick you off.

And here are the names of all 40 possible contenders, arranged alphabetically:
Abercrombie & Fitch, Aetna, Amazon, American Airlines/US Airways, AT&T, Bank of America, Citi, Coca-Cola, Comcast, CVS, Delta Air Lines, DirecTV, EA, eBay/PayPal, Emeritus, Experian, Facebook, GM, JCPenney, Johnson & Johnson/McNeil, JPMorgan Chase, Koch Industries, Lululemon, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Monsanto, PepsiCo, Safeway, Sallie Mae, Sears/Kmart, SeaWorld, Ticketmaster/Live Nation, Time Warner Cable, Target, Verizon, Walgreens, Walmart, Wellpoint, Wells Fargo, Yahoo