Donor Tracking: Who's Funding Your Representative

Following The Money: This page is designed to help the public find out who’s funding their elected officials. The information shows state officeholders' top donors over time across a variety of giving methods. The data comes from the Secretary of State’s database and IRS filings.

The data was last updated Aug. 16, 2019. For candidate committees, the numbers cover through July 20, 2019. For political action committees (PACs) connected to officeholders, the numbers cover through July 20, 2019.

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71st House District, Rep. Angela Witwer

71ST HOUSE DISTRICT (Portion of Eaton County)

Current representative: The current representative for the 71st District is Rep. Angela Witwer (D-Delta Township). The district covers much of Eaton County, including Charlotte, Olivet, Potterville, Grand Ledge and parts of Lansing. Witwer previously co-founded Edge Partnerships, a public relations, marketing and advocacy group and served on the Waverly Community Schools Board of Education, according to her website.

Rep. Witwer was first elected to the Michigan House in 2018, taking office in 2019.

A map of the 71st District is available here.

Rep. Witwer raises money through a candidate committee, Angela Witwer for State Representative, and a leadershp PAC, Witwer for Michigan. The PAC launched in May 2019.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Witwer And Connected Committees From 2017 To The Present

1. Michigan House Democratic Fund, $137,830

2. Angela Witwer, Edge Partnerships, $19,455

3. Operating Engineers Local 324, $17,500

4. Future Now Fund, $15,000

5. Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 333, $12,500

6. United Auto Workers Michigan PAC, $11,000

7. Michigan Education Associaton PAC, $10,000

8. Flippable State Victory Fund, $10,000

9. Emily's List, $7,500

10. Elder Fund for Michigan, Brian Elder, $7,500

11. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW, $7,500


DETAILED LISTS

Top donors to Angela Witwer for State Representative for 2019-2020:

1. Future Now Fund, $5,000
2. Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 333, $2,500
3. Operating Engineers Local 324, $2,500
4. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $2,000
5. General Motors PAC, $1,500
6. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,500
7. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,500
8. United Auto Workers Michigan, UAW, $1,000
9. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW, $1,000
10. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $1,000
11. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $1,000

Top donors to Witwer for Michigan for 2019-2020:

1. Operating Engineers Local 324, $5,000

Top donors to Angela Witwer for State Representative for 2017-2018:

1. Michigan House Democratic Fund, $137,830
2. Angela Witwer, Edge Partnerships, $19,455
3. Operating Engineers Local 324, $10,000
4. Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 333, $10,000
5. United Auto Workers Michigan PAC, $10,000
6. Michigan Education Associaton PAC, $10,000
7. Future Now Fund, $10,000
8. Flippable State Victory Fund, $10,000
9. Emily's List, $7,500
10. Elder Fund for Michigan, Brian Elder, $7,500
11. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW, $6,500

Campaign finance reports can be found in the Michigan Secretary of State's campaign finance database. If you see an error in the above data, please contact us at mcfn@mcfn.org.

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