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 Jan. 7, 2019, covering disclosures through Nov. 26, 2018.

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5th House District, Rep. Cynthia A. Johnson

5TH HOUSE DISTRICT (Central Detroit, the lower West Side of Detroit and Southwest Detroit)

Current representative: Rep. Cynthia A. Johnson (D-Detroit) is the current representative for the 5th House District. According to House Democrats, she previously worked as a corrections officer for the Michigan Department of Corrections. She then began working parole and probation cases. Johnson has also hosted her own radio show.

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

A map of the 5th House District is available here

Rep. Johnson raises money through a House candidate committee, Cynthia A. Johnson Stands Up For All Of Detroit.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Johnson And Connected Committees From 2018 Until The Present:

1. Cynthia Johnson, radio broadcaster, $22,316

2. Elder Fund for Michigan, Brian Elder, $1,200

3. Michigan Education Association, MEA PAC, $750

4. Leaders Engaged Actively PAC, Tenisha Yancey, $500

5. Progressive Women’s Caucus, $500

6. DTE Energy, $250

7. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo Strong Women Leader, $250

8. Greig Women In Leadership Fund, Chris Greig, $250.

9. Mary Sullivan, Livonia, $150

10. Garland Hardeman, Detroit, $100


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Cynthia A. Johnson Stands Up For All Of Detroit for 2018:

1. Cynthia Johnson, radio broadcaster, $22,316
2. Elder Fund for Michigan, Brian Elder, $1,200
3. Michigan Education Association, MEA PAC, $750
4. Leaders Engaged Actively PAC, Tenisha Yancey, $500
5. Progressive Women’s Caucus, $500
6. DTE Energy, $250
7. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo Strong Women Leader, $250
8. Greig Women In Leadership Fund, Chris Greig, $250.
9. Mary Sullivan, Livonia, $150
10. Garland Hardeman, Detroit, $100

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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