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.

House Republican Campaign Committee

About: The House Republican Campaign Committee is the caucus committee of Michigan's House Republicans. The House GOP uses the committee to raise money to spend on races across the state.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To The House Republican Campaign Committee From 2011 Until The Present: 

1. DeVos family, $1,440,000

2. Kennedy family, $300,000

3. Cotton family, $212,000

4. Moroun family, $180,000

5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $180,000

6. James Nicholson, $150,000

7. J.C. Huizenga, $145,000

8. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $143,500

9. DTE Energy PAC, $135,000

10. Jandernoa family, $130,000

11. Vision For Victory, Kevin Cotter, $125,000

12. Meijer Inc. $120,000

13. Comcast Corp. PAC, $120,000

16. David Van Andel, $120,000

14. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $115,000

15. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $110,000


DETAILED LISTS

Top donors to the House Republican Campaign Committee for 2015-2016:

1. DeVos family, $720,000
2. Kennedy family, $160,000
3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $80,000
4. Vision for Victory, Kevin Cotter, $80,000
5. Haworth family, $80,000
6. Michigan Values Leadership Fund, Tom Leonard, $70,000
7. Kevin Cotter Candidate Committee, $70,000
8. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $63,500
9. Meijer Inc. PAC, $60,000
10. J.C. Huizenga, $55,000
11. DTE Energy PAC, $55,000
12. Nesbitt Majority Fund, Aric Nesbitt, $50,475
13. Michael Jandernoa, $50,000
14. Tom Leonard Candidate Committee, $50,000
15. James Nicholson, $50,000
16. Cotton family, $42,000
17. Callton Action Fund, Mike Callton, $40,000
18. Moroun family, $40,000
19. VerHeulen Leadership Fund, $40,000
20. Comcast Corporation PAC, $40,000
21. Michigan Republican Party, $40,000
22. Republican State Leadership Committee, $40,000
23. David Van Andel, $40,000
24. Tom Barrett For State Representative, $40,000
25. Klint Kesto Candidate Committee, $40,000
26. Shamrock PAC, Laura Cox, $40,000

Top donors to the House Republican Campaign Committee for 2013-2014:

1. DeVos family, $640,000
2. Nancy and John Kennedy, $100,000
3. Cotton family, $80,000
4. Moroun family, $80,000
5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $60,000
6. Meijer PAC, $60,000
7. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $60,000
8. James Nicholson, $60,000
9. J.C. Huizenga, $50,000
10. Michigan Bankers Association PAC, $46,000
11. Jeff Farrington Candidate Committee, $45,750
12. Ben Glardon Candidate Committee, $45,700
13. Kevin Cotter Candidate Committee, $45,000
14. Vision for Victory, Kevin Cotter, $45,000
15. (Al) Pscholka Results PAC, $43,500
16. Compete Michigan PAC, Mike Shirkey, $42,500
17. Ed McBroom Candidate Committee, $42,500
18. (Aric) Nesbitt Majority Fund, $41,175
19. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $40,000
20. (Jase) Bolger Restore Michigan Fund, $40,000
21. Comcast Corp. PAC, COMPAC, $40,000
22. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $40,000
23. Michael Jandernoa, $40,000
24. Michigan Republican Party, $40,000
25. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $40,000
26. Republican State Leadership Committee, $40,000
27. Senate Republican Campaign Committee, $40,000
28. David Van Andel, $40,000

Top donors to the House Republican Campaign Committee for 2011-2012:

1. Cotton family, $90,000
2. DeVos family, $80,000
3. Lindsay and Matthew Moroun, $60,000
4. Susan and Michael Jandernoa $50,000
5. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $40,000
6. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $40,000
7. Comcast Corp. PAC, $40,000
8. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $40,000
9. J.C. Huizenga, $40,000
10. John Kennedy III, $40,000
11. Michigan Bankers Association PAC, $40,000
12. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $40,000
13. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $40,000
14. Michigan Republican Party, $40,000
15. James Nicholson, $40,000
16. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $40,000
17. David Trott, $40,000
18. David Van Andel, $40,000
19. Common Sense Leadership Fund, John Walsh, $36,500
20. (Jim) Stamas Leadership PAC, $35,000
21. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $34,500
22. Michigan Restaurant Association PAC, $33,500
23. Michigan Association of Insurance Agents, $27,000
24. Leadership Under New Direction Fund, Peter Lund, $26,650
25. Spotlight Michigan, Frank Foster, $25,800

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.