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 their top donors over time across a variety of giving methods. The data comes from the Secretary of State’s database and IRS filings. You can search for an official through the search tool below.

The data was last updated May 7, 2018

75th House District, Rep. David LaGrand

75TH HOUSE DISTRICT (A portion of Kent County)

Current representative: The current representative for the 75th District is Rep. David LaGrand (D-Grand Rapids). The district includes a portion of the city of Grand Rapids. LaGrand won the House seat in a special election in March 2016. LaGrand previously worked as a lawyer at Warner, Norcross & Judd before serving eight years as a Kent county assistant prosecutor.

A map of the 75th District is available here.

Rep. LaGrand raises money through a candidate committee, Committee to Elect David LaGrand, and a leadership PAC, LaGrandPAC. He is also listed as recordkeeper for a PAC called One Michigan Alliance Fund, which formed in March 2017.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Rep. LaGrand And Connected Committees From 2015 Through Today

1. David LaGrand, $19,050

2. Grand Rapids Firefighters Union PAC, $11,000

3. Operating Engineers Local 324 PAC, $7,000

4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $5,500

6. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $5,000

7. Michigan Education Association PAC, $3,000

8. Steve Pestka, H&H Development Company, $2,750

9. Grand Raids Police Officers Labor Council PAC, $2,000

10. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $2,000

11. United Auto Workers Voluntary PAC, $2,000


DETAILED LISTS

Top donors to Committee to Elect David LaGrand for 2017-2018:

1. Grand Rapids Firefighters union PAC, $2,000
2. Operating Engineers Local 324, $1,000
3. Maryann Shutz, homekaer, $1,000
4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $1,000
5. Andrew DeBoer, retired, $1,000
6. Kevin Toler, Ameriprise Financial, $1,000
7. David LaGrand, LaGrand & Lowery, $550
8. Jon Bylsma, attorney, $510
9. Case Hoogendorn, attorney, $500
10. Clarence Joldersma, professor, $500
11. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, $500
12. Carol Rottman, retired, $500
13. Sue Rozeboom, professor, $500
14. Thomas Fehsenfeld, retired, $500
15. Arvin Vos, retired, $500
16. Larry Dengerink, retired, $500
17. Michael Campbell, attorney, $500
18. Jeanne Elders Dewaard, book editor, $500
19. Robert Goodrich, Goodrich Quality Theaters, $500
20. Vernon Johnson, attorney, $500
21. William Mills, attorney, $500
22. Scott Bowen, lawyer, $500
23. Elizabeth Welch, attorney, $500
24. Steve Pestka, H & H Management & Development, $500
25. Bernstein Family PAC, $500
26. Frank Stanley, attorney, $500
27. Diann J. Landers, attorney, $500
28. Stacy Van Dyken, attorney, $500
29. William Lewis, Yesterdog, $500
30. Paul LaGrand, Solidus Design, $500
31. Paul Janes, attorney, $500

Top donors to One Michigan Alliance Fund for 2017-2018:

1. Elizabeth Welch, Welch Law, $150

Top donors to LaGrandPAC for 2017-2018:

1. Michigan Education Association PAC, $3,000
2. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,500
3. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $1,500
4. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $1,250
5. Joseph VanderMeer, physician, $1,200
6. Operating Engineers Local 324, $1,000
7. Steve Pestka, H&H Development Company, $750
8. United Auto Workers Voluntary PAC, $700
9. DTE Energy Company PAC, $500
10. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $500
11. Peter Armstrong, attorney, $500
12. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $500

Top donors to Committee to Elect David LaGrand for 2015-2016:

1. David LaGrand, $18,500
2. Grand Rapids Firefighters Union PAC, $9,000
3. Operating Engineers Local 324 PAC, $5,000
4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $3,000
5. Grand Raids Police Officers Labor Council PAC, $2,000
6. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,500
7. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,000
8. Michigan League of Conservation Voters PAC, $1,000
9. Andrew Deboer, $1,000
10. Rich Bouma, $1,000
11. Bob Goodrich, $1,000
12. Steve Pestka, $1,000
13. Mary Ann Shtuz, $1,000
14. Stacey Van Dyken, $1,000
16. United Auto Workers Voluntary PAC, $1,000
17. West Michigan Plumbers Fitters Union PAC, $1,000
18. Robert Synk, $1,000
19. Thomas Barnes, arbitrator, $1,000

Top donors to LaGrandPAC for 2015-2016:

1. William Mills, attorney, $646
2. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC, $500
3. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $500
4. Steve Pestka, H&H Development, $500
5. Diane Landers, attorney, $500
6. Ronald Dewaard, attorney, $500
7. Peter Armstrong, attorney, $500
8. Stacey Van Dyken, attorney, $500
9. Hester Newton, reired, $500
10 Scott Melton, attorney, $446
11. Elizabeth Welch, $270

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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