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The data was last updated Jan. 7, 2019, covering disclosures through Nov. 26, 2018.
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66TH HOUSE DISTRICT (Van Buren County and part of Kalamazoo County)
Current representative: The current representative for the 66th District is Rep. Beth Griffin (R-Paw Paw). The district includes Van Buren County and a portion of Kalamazoo County. Griffin was first elected to the Michigan House in 2016, taking office in 2017. According to her official House biography, Grffin previously worked as a teacher and as a Van Buren County commissioner. She served as a county commissioner from 2013 to 2016. She is a member of the Energy Policy, Education Reform and Regulatory Reform committees.
A look at the 66th House District is here.
Rep. Griffin raises money through a candidate committee, Beth Griffin for State Rep.
TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Rep. Griffin And Connected Committees From 2015 Through Today
1. House Republican Campaign Committee, $330,165
2. Beth Griffin, $40,000
3. Chatfield Majority Funds, Lee Chatfield, $19,550
4. Michigan Chamber PAC, $14,000
5. DeVos family, Amway, $14,000
6. Vision for Victory, Kevin Cotter, $10,000
7. Nesbitt Majority Fund, Aric Nesbitt, $10,000
8. Michigan Values Leadership Fund, Tom Leonard, $9,500
9. DTE Energy PAC, $9,500
10. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $8,500
Top donors to Beth Griffin for State Rep for 2017-2018:
1. House Republican Campaign Committee, $25,662
2. Chatfield Majority Fund 2, Lee Chatfield, $10,000
3. DTE Energy PAC, $9,500
4. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $9,500
5. Chatfield Majority Fund, Lee Chatfield, $7,500
6. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $5,500
7. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $5,400
8. DeVos family, Amway, $5,000
9. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, $4,000
10. Telecommunications Association of Michigan, $3,650
Top donors to Beth Griffin for State Rep for 2015-2016:
1. House Republican Campaign Committee, $304,503
2. Elizabeth Griffin, Van Buren County commissioner, $40,000
3. Vision for Victory, Kevin Cotter, $10,000
4. Nesbitt Majority Fund, Aric Nesbitt, $10,000
5. Michigan Values Leadership Fund, Tom Leonard, $9,500
6. DeVos family, $9,000
7. Michigan Chamber PAC, $4,500
8. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $3,000
9. Chatfield Majority Fund, Lee Chatfield, $2,550
10. Michigan Association of Insurance Agents, MAIA PAC, $2,500
11. Van Buren Republican Executive Committee, $2,500
12. Greater Rochester Leadership Fund, Mike Webber, $2,500
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