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 Jan. 7, 2019, covering disclosures through Nov. 26, 2018.

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22nd Senate District, Sen. Lana Theis

22ND SENATE DISTRICT (All of Livingston County and a portion of Washtenaw County)

Current senator: The current senator of the 22nd District is Sen. Lana Theis (R-Brighton Township). The district includes all of Livingston County and a portion of Washtenaw County. According to her official website, Theis was elected treasurer of Brighton Township in 2008 and was re-elected in 2012.

Sen. Theis served in the Michigan House before winning a seat in the Michigan Senate in 2018, taking office in 2019.

A map of the 22nd District is available here.

Sen. Theis raises money through a candidate committee, The Committee to Elect Lana Theis. She is also connected to a leadership PAC, Liberty Freedom Fund. She previously raised money through a House candidate committee, Lana Theis for State Rep.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Theis And Connected Committees From 2013 To The Present

1. Lana Theis, $67,005

2. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $18,000

3. Automobile Club, AC PAC, $12,500

4. DeVos family, Amway, $12,000

5. Amerisure PAC, AmeriPAC, $11,500

6. Delta PAC, $10,150

7. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $6,000

8. Michigan Credit Union League PAC, $5,000

9. Michigan Association of Health Plans, MAHP PAC, $4,250

10. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $4,250


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to The Committee to Elect Lana Theis for 2017-2018:

1. Lana Theis, self, $27,000
2. Lana Theis for State Rep, transfer, $24,000
3. DeVos family, Amway, $12,000
4. Automobile Club PAC, $6,000
5. Delta PAC, $5,500
6. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $4,500
7. Michigan Association of Health Plans, MAHP PAC, $4,250
8. Panning family, Artisan Tile, $4,000
9. Haworth family, Haworth Inc., $4,000
10. Michigan Realtors PAC, $3,000

Top donors to Lana Theis for State Rep for 2017-2018:

1. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $5,000
2. Automobile Club PAC, $4,000
3. Delta PAC, $3,500
4. Brooke Holdings/Jackson National Life, $2,500
5. Michigan Chamber PAC, $2,400
6. Ford Motor Co. Civic Action Fund, $1,500
7. Michigan Association of Insurance Agents, Agent PAC, $1,400
8. Dental PAC, $1,250
9. Friends of Farmers Insurance PAC, $1,000
10. Molina Healthcare PAC, $1,000
11. Mike Corrigan, Corrigan Oil, $1,000
12. Michigan PAC State Farm Agents and Associates, $1,000
13. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $1,000
14. LKQ Good government Fund, $1,000

Top donors to the Liberty Freedom Fund for 2017-2018:

1. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $5,000

Top donors to Lana Theis for State Rep for 2015-2016:

1. Michigan Credit Union League PAC, $4,500
2. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $3,500
3. Michigan Chamber PAC, $1,500
4. Michigan Bankers Association, Bank PAC, $1,200
5. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,200
6. Delta PAC, $1,150
7. James Chain, Chain Industries, $1,000
8. Bruce Hundley, retired, $1,000
9. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $1,000
10. Pioneer State Mutual PAC, $1,000
11. Mike Corrigan, Corrigan Oil $1,000
12. Allstate Insurance Company PAC, $1,000
13. Frankemuth PAC, $1,000
14. Axcess Financial PAC, $1,000 

Top donors to the Liberty Freedom Fund for 2015-2016:

1. Automobile Club PAC, AC PAC, $1,500
2. Michigan Allstate Insurance Company, $1,250
3. Meghan Recking, Mason, $100

Top donors to Lana Theis for State Rep for 2013-2014:

1. Lana Theis, $40,000
2. Amerisure PAC, AmeriPAC, $9,000
3. Michigan Insurance Coalition PAC, $2,500
4. Value for Michigan, John Moolenaar, $2,500
5. Lindsay and Matthew Moroun, $2,000
6. (Lisa) Posthumus Lyons Leadership Fund, $2,000
7. Julie and Mike Corrigan, $1,796
8. Vision for Victory, Kevin Cotter, $1,500
9. Mary and Mounir Kamal, $1,450
10. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $1,000
11. Jennifer and Scott Panning, $1,000
12. Robert Parker, $1,000
13. Chuck Stockwell, $1,000
14. Sharon Tiemann, $1,000
15. Ronald Weiser, $1,000

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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