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

82nd House District, Rep. Gary Howell

82ND HOUSE DISTRICT (Lapeer County)

Current representative: The current representative for the 82nd District is Gary Howell (R-North Branch). The district covers Lapeer County. Howell is chair of the House Natural Resources Committee and a member of Transportation, Local Government and Agriculture committees, according to the House Republicans. He was elected to the House in a special election in 2016.

A map of the 82nd District is available here.

Rep. Howell raises money through a candidate committee, Committee to Elect Gary Howell.

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

1. Gary Howell, $60,100

2. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $9,500

3. DeVos family, $9,000

4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $6,000

5. Michigan Farm Bureau, AGRI PAC, $5,250

6. Harrington family, H&H Tool, $4,000

7. Paul and Sherry Mitchell, $3,000

8. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $3,000

9. County Road Association RUSH PAC, $2,550


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Committee to Elect Gary Howell for 2017-2018:

1. Gary Howell, state representative, $5,100
2. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $2,000
3. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $2,000
4. Harrington family, H&H Tool, $2,000
5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,500
6. Outdoors Michigan PAC, $1,500
7. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $1,500
8. Michigan Oil & Gas Association, $1,500
9. Emanuel Manos, Detroit Salt Company, $1,000
10. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,000
11. Marathon Petroleum Company, $1,000
12. Nextera Energy, $1,000
13. Paul LaFontaine, Imlay City Ford, $1,000
14. Don Dube, Vidon Plastics, $1,000
15. Gaye Butterfield, retired, $1,000
16. Curt Carter, retired, $1,000
17. Martin Kornblum, $1,000
18. Adnan Shango, RYO, $1,000
19. Rob Champion, retired, $1,000
20. Scott Zack, Health Systems Medical Management, $1,000
21. Weston Wickham, retired, $1,000
22. Ed May, Albar Industries, $1,000
23. James Ligon, landlord, $1,000
24. Eric Burrough, Michigan Web Press, $1,000

Top donors to Committee to Elect Gary Howell for 2015-2016:

1. Gary Howell, $56,500
2. DeVos family, $9,000
3. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $7,500
4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $5,000
5. Michigan Farm Bureau, AGRI PAC, $4,500
6. Paul and Sherry Mitchell, $3,000
7. County Road Association RUSH PAC, $2,050
8. School Administrators PAC, $2,000
9. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,500
10. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $1,050
11. Eric Burrough, farmer, $1,000
12. Don Dube, Vidon, $1,000
13. Gary Butterfield, retired, $1,000
14. Curt Carter, retired, $1,000
15. Paul LaFontaine, Imlay City Ford, $1,000
16. Andrew Harrington, H&H Tool, $1,000
17. Michigan Health and Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,000
16. James A. Waldron, retired, $1,000
17. Associated Builders & Contractors, $1,000
18. Nesbitt Majority Fund, Rep. Aric Nesbitt, $1,000
19. William Smaller, Anchor Bay Veterinary, $1,000
20. GOPAC Election Fund, $1,000
21. James Harrington, H&H Tool, $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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