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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87th House District, Rep. Julie Calley

87TH HOUSE DISTRICT (Barry County and a portion of Ionia County)

Current representative: The current representative for the 87th District is Rep. Julie Calley (R-Portland). The district features Barry County and a portion of Ionia County, including the city of Portland.

Calley spent 10 years in real estate management, according to her official House biography. The biography also says Calley was elected as an Ionia County Commissioner, a position in which she served for eight years, leading the board as chairperson for three years. She is married to former Lt. Gov. Brian Calley.

She is chair of the House Elections and Ethics Committee for the 2019-2020 session.

A map of the 87th District is available here.

Rep. Calley raises money through a House candidate committee, Committee to Elect Julie Calley.

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

1. Julie Calley, $20,482

2. Chatfield Majority Fund, Lee Chatfield, $10,000

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

4. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $4,000

5. Michigan Chamber PAC, $3,550

6. Ionia County Republican Party, $3,500

7. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $3,500

8. Callton Action Fund, Mike Callton, $3,250

9. Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists, $2,750

10. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $2,700


DETAILED LISTS

Top donors to Committee to Elect Julie Calley from 2019-2020:

1. Michigan Credit Union League, $1,000    
2. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $500    
3. Pfizer Michigan, $500    
4. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $300    
5. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $300    
6. Michigan Optometric Association, $300
7. Michigan Community College Association, $250    
8. Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists, $250
9. Muchmore Harrington Smalley Associates, $250    
10. Michigan Bankers Association, MI BANK, $250

Top donors to Committee to Elect Julie Calley from 2017-2018:

1. Chatfield Majority Fund, Lee Chatfield, $10,000
2. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $3,000
3. Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists, $2,500
4. Realtors PAC, Michigan Association of Realtors, $2,500
5. Michigan Chamber PAC, $2,250
6. DTE Energy, $2,200
7. Callton Action Fund, Mike Callton, $2,000
8. Michigan Action Committee for Rural Electrification, $2,000
9. Friends of Spectrum Health, $1,750
10. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,700

Top donors to Committee to Elect Julie Calley from 2015-2016:

1. Julie Calley, county commissioner, $20,482
2. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $4,000
3. Ionia County Republican Party, $2,500
4. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $2,000
5. Republicans for a Stronger Michigan, Rob VerHeulen, $2,000
6. Michigan Values Leadership Fund, Tom Leonard, $1,500
7. MI Bank PAC, Bankers Association, $1,250
8. Callton Action Fund, Mike Callton, $1,250
9. Greater Rochester Leadership Fund, $1,000
10. Michigan Chamber PAC, $1,000
11. Relentless Positive Action PAC, Rick Snyder, $1,000
12. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,000
13. Michigan Credit Union League, $1,000
14. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, $1,000
15. Douglas DeCamp, Flex Fab, $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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