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.

3rd Senate District, Sen. Morris Hood

3RD SENATE DISTRICT (A portion of Wayne County)

Current senator: The current senator for the 3rd District is Sen. Morris Hood (D-Detroit). His district includes Northwest Detroit, the City of Melvindale, and the City of Dearborn. He serves on the Elections and Government Reform Committee, the Government Operations Committee, the Joint Committee On Administrative Rules and the Legislative Council.

A map of the 3rd Senate District is available here.

Hood raises money through a candidate committee, Friends of Morris Hood.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Sen. Hood From 2011 Until The Present:

1. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $6,600

2. Ford Motor Co. PAC, $3,950

3. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $3,700

4. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $3,400

5. Michigan Optometric Association PAC, $1,700

6. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $1,650

7. Comcast Corp. & NBC Universal PAC, $1,500

8. Brooke PAC, Jackson National Life, $1,250

9. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters PAC, $1,250

10. Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation PAC, $1,200


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Friends of Morris Hood for 2015-2016:

1. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $3,000
2. Ford Motor Co. PAC, $1,750
3. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $1,650
4. Comcast Corp. & NBC Universal PAC, $1,500
5. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $1,500
6. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters PAC, $1,250
7. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,250
8. Axcess Financial Services PAC, $1,000
9. Operating Engineers Local 324 PAC, $1,000
10. Lee Schear, $1,000
11. Michigan Chiropractic Society PAC, $1,000
12. Michigan Association for Justice PAC, $750
13. Troopers PAC, $750

Top donors to Friends of Morris Hood for 2011-2014:

1. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $3,600
2. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $2,450
3. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $2,400
4. Ford Motor Civic Action Fund, $2,200
5. Brooke PAC, Jackson National Life, $1,250
6. Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation PAC, $1,200
7. Michigan Optometric Association PAC, $1,200
8. (Tim) Melton for Michigan, $1,000
9. Michigan McDonalds Operators PAC, $1,000
10. Muchmore, Harrington, Smalley & Associates PAC, $950

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.