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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67th House District, Rep. Kara Hope

67TH HOUSE DISTRICT (A portion of Ingham County)

Current representative: The current representative for the 67th District is Rep. Kara Hope (D-Holt). The district includes cities of Mason, Stockbridge, Leslie, Webberville, Williamston and south Lansing, according to House Democrats. According to her official website, Hope has a law practice, specializing in family law, and she served on the Ingham County Board of Commissioners.

Rep. Hope was first elected to the Michigan House in 2018, taking office in 2019.

A map of the 67th District is available here.

Rep. Hope raises money through a candidate committee, Kara Hope for State Representative.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Hope And Connected Committees From 2071 Through Today

1. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $10,956

2. Elder Fund for Michigan, Brian Elder, $10,000

3. United Auto Workers Michigan PAC, $10,000

4. Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 333 PAC, $8,000

5. Kara Hope, $6,000

6. Hertel for Michigan, Kevin Hertel, $3,500

7. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $2,750

8. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $2,500

9. Singh for Michigan, Sam Singh, $2,500

10. Michigan Education Association, MEA PAC, $2,250


DETAILED LISTS

Top donors to Kara Hope for State Representative for 2019-2020:

1. Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 333, $2,500
2. Hertel for Michigan, Kevin Hertel, $1,000
3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,000
4. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $1,000
5. Realtors PAC, $1,000
6. Michigan Bankers Association, $750
7. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $500
8. International Brotherhood for Electrical Workers, IBEW, $500
9. Muchmore Harrington Smalley Associates, $350
10. Michigan Association of County Clerks, $350
11. Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, $250
12. Michigan Townships Association, $250
13. Michigan Education Association, MEA, $250
14. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $250
15. CMS Energy, $250
16. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $250

Top donors to Kara Hope for State Representative for 2017-2018:

1. Elder Fund for Michigan, Brian Elder, $10,000
2. United Auto Workers Michigan PAC, $10,000
3. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $9,956
4. Kara Hope, attorney, $6,000
5. Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 333 PAC, $5,500
6. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $2,500
7. Singh for Michigan, Sam Singh, $2,500
8. Hertel for Michigan, Kevin Hertel, $2,500
9. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $2,500
10. Michigan Education Association, MEA PAC, $2,000
11. Ingham County Democratic Executive Committee, $2,000

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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