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.

16th House District, Rep. Robert Kosowski

16TH HOUSE DISTRICT (A portion of the city of Westland and the entire city of Wayne)

Current representative: Rep. Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) is the current representative for the 16th District. During the 2015-2016 session, Kosowski was the House Democratic whip and served on the Energy and Insurance committee. According to the House Democrats, Kosowski previously worked as the city of Westland Parks and Recreation director.

A map of the 16th District is available here.

Kosowski raises money through a candidate committee, Citizens for Robert Kosowski, and a leadership PAC, Kosowski for Michigan's Future.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Rep. Kosowski From 2011 Through Today

1. Robert Kosowski, $17,500

2. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $9,578

3. Business Leaders for Michigan, $6,000

4. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $5,750

5. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $5,250

6. General Motors Co. PAC, $3,750

7. Westland Police Officers Association, $3,350

8. Comcast Corp., $3,000

9. Westland Firefighters PAC, $2,800

10. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $2,350


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Kosowski for Michigan's Future for 2017-2018:

No contributions reported.

Top donors to Citizens for Robert Kosowski for 2015-2016:

1. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers PAC, $5,000
2. General Motors Co. PAC, $3,750
3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $3,000
4. Consumers Energy, $1,500
5. Knezek for Michigan, $1,500
6. Ford Motor Co. Civic Action Fund, $1,450
7. Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association, MITA, $1,500
8. Realtors PAC of Michigan, $1,250
9. ITC Holdings Corp. PAC, $1,250
10. Michigan Education Association, $1,200

Top donors to Kosowski for Michigan's Future for 2015-2016:

1. Business Leaders for Michigan, $6,000
2. Comcast Corp. PAC, $2,000
3. Michigan Commercial Real Estate PAC, $1,000
4. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $1,000
5. Westland Firefighters, $1,000
6. Michigan Propane And Gas Association PAC, $600
7. Troopers PAC, $500
8. Pfizer Michigan PAC, $500
9. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, Consumers, $500
10. Community Bankers PAC, $500
11. James Ryan, $250
12. Michigan Association of Theater Owners, $200

Top donors to Citizens for Robert Kosowski for 2013-2014:

1. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $4,078
2. Robert Kosowski, $2,500
3. Westland Fire Fighters PAC, $1,800
4. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $1,750
5. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $1,350
6. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,025
7. Detroit Regional Chamber PAC, $1,000
8. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, $1,000
9. Westland Police Officers Association PAC, $1,000
10. Ford Motor Civic Action Fund, $875

Top donors to  Kosowski for Michigan's Future for 2013-2014:

1. Jeff Gossett, $1,000
2. Michigan Laborers, $600
3. Westland Police Officers Association, $600
4. Scott Pifer, $600
5. Gary Ference, $600
6. Paul Ruthenberg, $600
7. Lisa Nocerini, $600
8. Elbert Johnson, $600
9. David Snyder, $600
10. Duncan Smith, $600
11. Tonya Johnson, $600
12. Michigan Boiler PAC 169, $500
13. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $500
14. Michigan Commercial Real Estate PAC, $500
15. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers PAC, $500
16. AT&T Michigan PAC, $500

Top donors to Citizens for Robert Kosowski for 2011-2012:

1. Robert Kosowski, $15,000
2. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $2,000
3. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters PAC, $2,000
4. Westland Police Officers Association PAC, $1,750
5. Michigan Education Association, MEA PAC, $1,000
6. United Auto Workers, UAW Michigan Voluntary PAC, $1,000
7. Westland Firefighters, $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.