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 Feb. 21, 2017.

54th House District, Rep. Ronnie Peterson

54TH HOUSE DISTRICT (A portion of Washtenaw County)

Current representative: The current representative for the 54th District is Rep. Ronnie Peterson (D-Ypsilanti). The district includes the city of Ypsilanti and Superior and Ypsilanti townships, according to House Democrats. Peterson was first elected to the Michigan in 2016, taking office in 2017. According to his campaign website, Peterson previously served as a Washtenaw County commissioner, a Ypsilanti City Council member, the political director for American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 25.

A map of the 54th District is available here.

Rep. Peterson raises money through a candidate committee, the Ronnie Peterson Committee.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Rep. Peterson From 2016 Until The Present

1. Ronnie Peterson, county commissioner, $6,000

2. Michigan Laborers Political League, $5,000

3. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $4,000

4. Michigan Education Association, MEA PAC, $1,000

5. United Auto Workers Voluntary PAC, $1,000

6. Operating Engineers Local 324, $1,000

7. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $1,000

8. Realtors PAC, Michigan Association of Realtors, $1,000


DETAILED LISTS

Top donors to the Ronnie Peterson Committee for 2016:

1. Ronnie Peterson, county commissioner, $6,000
2. Michigan Laborers Political League, $5,000
3. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $4,000
4. Michigan Education Association, MEA PAC, $1,000
5. United Auto Workers Voluntary PAC, $1,000
6. Operating Engineers Local 324, $1,000
7. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $1,000
8. Realtors PAC, Michigan Association of Realtors, $1,000
9. Larry Doe, township treasurer, $500
10. Heidi Salter-Ferris, attorney, $500
11. Marathon Petroleum Corp. PAC, $500
12. United Food and Commercial Workers, $500
13. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $500

 

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.