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The data was last updated Jan. 7, 2019, covering disclosures through Nov. 26, 2018.
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64TH HOUSE DISTRICT (A portion of Jackson County)
Current representative: The current representative for the 64th District is Rep. Julie Alexander (R-Hanover). The district includes the city of Jackson and the townships of Concord, Hanover, Napoleon, Parma, Pulaski, Sandstone, Spring Arbor and Summit, according to House Republicans. Alexander was first elected to the Michigan House in 2016, taking office in 2017. According to her official House website, she served as a middle school teacher for nine years and an adult education math and reading instructor for 13 years. Her family also operates a farm.
She is the vice chair of the House Agriculture Committee and a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure, Local Government and Education Reform committees
A map of the 64th District is available here.
Rep. Poleski raises money through a candidate committee, Julie Alexander for State Representative. In November 2017, a new leadership PAC, Alexander Majority Fund, launched.
TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To AlexanderAnd Connected Committees From 2015 Through Today
1. Julie Alexander, $33,271
2. Michigan Farm Bureau PAC, $13,250
3. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $7,000
4. Michigan Values Leadership Fund, Tom Leonard, $6,000
5. Jackson Chamber of Commerce PAC, $6,000
6. VerHeulen Leadership Fund, Rob VerHeulen, $5,500
7. Michigan Credit Union League, $5,150
8. DeVos family, Amway, $5,000
9. Business Leaders for Michigan PAC, $5,000
10. Chatfield Majority Funds, Lee Chatfield, $4,750
Top donors to Julie Alexander for State Representative for 2017-2018:
1. Michigan Credit Union League, $5,150
2. DeVos family, Amway, $5,000
3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $3,000
4. Michigan Farm Bureau, $2,950
5. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, $2,500
6. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $2,000
7. Michigan Realtors PAC, $2,000
8. Glick family, Arlo Steel, $2,000
9. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $2,000
10. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $1,800
Top donors to Alexander Majority Fund for 2017-2018:
1. Jeff Kirkpatrick, Lodice Bond Company, $3,250
2. Julie Alexander, self, $1,500
3. Chatfield Majority Fund 2, Lee Chatfield, $1,500
4. John Ganton, Jackson, $1,500
5. Kirk Mercer, RW Mercer Co., $1,000
6. Ron Ellison, American Title, $1,000
7. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $1,000
8. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, $1,000
9. Henry Ford Allegiance Health, $1,000
10. Kurk Mercer, RW Mercer Co, $1,000
Top donors to Julie Alexander for State Representative for 2015-2016:
1. Julie Alexander, farmer, $30,000
2. Michigan Farm Bureau PAC, $10,000
3. Michigan Values Leadership Fund, Tom Leonard, $6,000
4. VerHeulen Leadership Fund, Rob VerHeulen, $5,500
5. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $5,000
6. Jackson Chamber of Commerce PAC, $5,000
7. Business Leaders for Michigan PAC, $5,000
8. Poleski Leadership Fund, Earl Poleski, $2,500
9. Jackson County Republican Party, $2,500
10. Chatfield Majority Fund, Lee Chatfield, $2,250
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