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.

9th House District, Rep. Sylvia Santana

9TH HOUSE DISTRICT (Northwest Detroit)

Current representative: The current representative of the 9th House District is Rep. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit). The 9th District includes parts of the cities of Dearborn and Detroit, according to House Democrats. Rep. Santana was first elected to the Michigan House in 2016, taking office in 2017. Her husband, Harvey Santana, previously held the seat. According to her official House biography, she worked in the financial industry before joining the House.

A map of the 9th district is available here.

Rep. Sylvia Santana raises money through the candidate committee, Committee To Elect Sylvia Santana.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Rep. Santana From 2015 To The Present:

1. Operating Engineers Local 324, $15,000

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

3. Great Lakes Education Project, GLEP PAC, $5,000

4. Sylvia Santana, $5,000

5. Harvey Santana, state representative, $4,500

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

7. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 58, $2,500

8. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $2,500

9. Detroit Police Officers Association, DPOA PAC, $2,000

10. Automobile Club PAC, $1,250


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Committee To Elect Sylvia Santana for 2015-2016:

1. Operating Engineers Local 324, $15,000
2. United Auto Workers Voluntary PAC, $5,000
3. Great Lakes Education Project, GLEP PAC, $5,000
4. Sylvia Santana, $5,000
5. Harvey Santana, state representative, $4,500
6. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $4,000
7. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 58, $2,500
8. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $2,500
9. Detroit Police Officers Association, DPOA PAC, $2,000
10. Automobile Club PAC, $1,250
11. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,000
12. Axcess Financial Services PAC, $1,000
13. AFSCME People PAC, $1,000
14. Michigan Education Association, MEA PAC, $1,000
15. William Wortz, lobbyist, $1,000

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.