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, 2017.

73rd House District, Rep. Chris Afendoulis

73RD HOUSE DISTRICT (A portion of Kent County)

Current representative: The current representative for the 73rd District is Rep. Chris Afendoulis (R-Grand Rapids Twp.). The district includes he city of East Grand Rapids and the townships of Cannon, Courtland, Nelson, Oakfield, Plainfield, Spencer and Grand Rapids Charter Twp., according to House Republicans. Afendoulis serves on the House Appropriations Committee. He was first elected to the House in 2014.

A map of the 73rd District is available here.

Rep. Afendoulis raises money through a candidate committee, Chris Afendoulis for State House, and a candidate committee, the Afendoulis Leadership Fund.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Rep. Afendoulis From 2013 Through Today

1. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $19,800

2. VerHeulen Leadership Fund, Rob VerHeulen, $17,500

3. Nancy and John Kennedy, Autocam, $12,000

4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $11,095

5. Michigan Association of CPAs, $10,000

6. Health Care Association of Michigan, HCAM PAC, $9,000

7. Meijer and the Meijer family, $8,000

8. Dan Hibma, $7,000

10. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $6,350


DETAILED LISTS

Top donors to the Afendoulis Leadership Fund for 2017-2018:

No contributions reported.

Top donors to Chris Afendoulis for State House for 2015-2016:

1. VerHeulen Leadership Fund, Rob VerHeulen, $10,000
2. Afendoulis Leadership Fund, Chris Afendoulis, $10,000
3. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $7,800
4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $6,125
5. Michigan Association of CPAs PAC, $5,000
6. Health Care Association of Michigan, HCAM PAC, $4,000
7. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC. $3,850
8. Molina Healthcare of Michigan, $3,500
9. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $3,000
10. Friends of Spectrum Health, $2,750
11. Delta, $2,100
12. DTE Energy, $1,900
13. Friends of West Michigan Business, $1,650

Top donors to the Afendoulis Leadership Fund for 2015-2016:

1. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $10,000
2. VerHeulen Leadership Fund, Rob VerHeulen, $7,500
3. John Kennedy, Autocam, $5,000
4. Callton Action Fund, Mike Callton, $5,000
5. Health Care Association of Michigan, HCAM PAC, $5,000
6. Business Leaders for Michigan, $5,000
7. Meijer PAC, $3,500
8. Leonard Slott, retired, $2,500
9. Mark Meijer, Meijer executive, $2,500
10. Friends of Spectrum Health, $1,250
11. Maxim Healthcare Services, $1,000
12. Michigan Jobs Fund, $1,000
13. Dan Hibma, $1,000
14. David Carroll, Quicken Loans, $1,000
15. DTE Energy, $1,000
16. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,000
17. Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association PAC, $1,000

Top donors to the Afendoulis Leadership Fund for 2012-2014:

1. Dan Hibma, $6,000
2. Craig Newhof, $6,000
3. John Kennedy, $5,000
4. Roland Palmer, $5,000
5. James Osterhaven, $5,000
6. Richard Steigenga, $5,000
7. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $4,970
8. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $2,000
9. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $1,500

Top donors to Chris Afendoulis for State House for 2013-2014:

1. Michigan Association of CPAs, $5,000
2. DeVos family, $4,500
3. Chris Afendoulis Candidate Committee For Township Office, $3,796
4. Debbie and Alan Abraham, $2,000
5. Nancy and John Kennedy, $2,000
6. Mary Beth and Mark Meijer, $2,000
7. Georgia and James Nicholas, $2,000
8. Emili and Leonard Slott, $2,000
9. Norma and Lewis Van Kuiken, $2,000
10. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,500
11. Linda and David Mehney, $1,250
12. Donna and Arthur Veltman, $1,250

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.