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.

27th Senate District, Sen. Jim Ananich

27TH SENATE DISTRICT (A portion of Genesee County)

Current senator: The current senator for the 27th District is Sen. Jim Ananich (D-Flint). The district includes Burton, Clio, Flint, Flint Twp., Mount Morris Twp., Richfield Twp. and Swartz Creek City. Ananich, who previously served in the Michigan House, is the minority leader of the Michigan Senate.

A map of the 27th Senate District is available here.

Sen. Jim Ananich raises money through a candidate committee, Friends of Jim Ananich, and multiple leadership PACs, including the Ananich Future Fund and Ananich Senate Majority Fund. He is also linked to a nonprofit named The Reinvent Michigan Fund, which doesn't have to disclose its donors.

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

1. United Auto Workers, UAW Michigan Voluntary PAC, $90,000

2. Policy Over Party, Operating Engineers, $40,000

3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $32,250

4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $27,275

5. Jim and Linda Shea, $25,000

6. DTE Energy PAC, $24,800

7. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, $22,825

8. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters PAC, $17,750

9. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $17,725

10. Operating Engineers Local 324 PAC, $14,250

11. Comcast Corp. PAC, $13,000


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Ananich Future Fund for 2017-2018:

1. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $2,500
2. DTE Energy PAC, $2,500
3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $2,500
4. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $2,500
5. Michigan Association of CPAs PAC, $1,000
6. Michigan Education Association, MEA PAC, $1,000
7. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,000
8. Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association, MITA, $1,00
9. Delta PAC, $1,000
10. Warner Norcross & Judd PAC, $1,00
11. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $1,000
12. Miller Canfield, $1,000
13. Michigan Association of Health Plans, MAHP PAC, $1,000
14. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, $1,000

Top donors to Ananich Senate Majority Fund for 2017-2018:

1. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,000

Top donors to Friends of Jim Ananich for 2015-2016:

1. Ford Motor Company Civic Action Fund, $8,000
2. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $5,000
3. Axcess Financial Services PAC, $4,000
4. Michigan Chamber PAC, $3,500
5. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $3,500
6. Realtors PAC of Michigan, $2,500
7. Lee Schear, NCP Financial, $2,000
8. Michigan Association of Health Plans, MAHP PAC, $2,000
9. Dykema Gossett, $2,000
10. Michigan Manufactured Housing RV PAC, $2,000
11. Evan Weiner, Edward Levy Co., $2,000
12. Marc Lund, State EMS Inc., $2,000
13. Michigan Health and Hospital Association, Health PAC, $2,000
14. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $2,000

Top donors to Ananich Future Fund for 2015-2016:

1. United Auto Workers, UAW Voluntary Michigan PAC, $20,000
2. Comcast Corp. PAC, $12,000
3. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, Consumers Energy, $5,000
4. Business Leaders for Michigan, $5,000
5. Michigan Association of Health Plans, MAHP PAC, $3,500
6. David Carroll, Quicken Loans, $2,500
7. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $2,500
8. Michigan Credit Union League Fund, $2,500
9. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $2,500
10. Axcess Financial Services PAC, $2,500
11. Michigan Manufactured Housing RV, $2,000
12. Damion Frasier, $1,500
13. Delta, $1,500

Top donors to Ananich Senate Majority Fund for 2015-2016:

1. United Auto Workers, UAW Michigan Voluntary PAC, $22,500
2. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $8,500
3. DTE Energy PAC, $8,000
4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $6,600
5. Operating Engineers Local 324 PAC, $5,000
6. Cotton family, Meridian Health Plan, $5,000
7. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $5,000
8. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $5,000
9. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, Consumers Energy, $4,500
10. Axcess Financial Services PAC, $2,500
11. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $2,500

Top known donors to The Reinvent Michigan Fund for 2013-2015 (as disclosed by the donors):

1. Policy Over Party Super PAC, Operating Engineers, $40,000
2. Michigan Deserves Better Super PAC, $10,000
3. Michigan Association of Health Plans Super PAC, $8,500
4. Powering the Economy Super PAC, Detroit Regional Chamber, $3,500
5. CVS Health, $1,200

Top donors to Friends of Jim Ananich Senate for 2013-2014:

1. Friends of Jim Ananich (State House campaign), $131,273
2. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, $8,500
3. Michigan Farm Bureau PAC, AGRI PAC, $8,100
4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $7,675
5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $7,000
6. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters PAC, $6,750
7. (Jim) Ananich Future Fund, $5,000
8. United Auto Workers, UAW Michigan Voluntary PAC, $5,000
9. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $4,750
10. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $4,500

Top donors to Ananich Future Fund for 2013-2014:

1. United Auto Workers, UAW Michigan Voluntary PAC, $32,500
2. Jim and Linda Shea, $25,000
3. Operating Engineers Local 324 PAC, $9,250
4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $8,000
5. (Jim) Ananich Senate Majority Fund, $6,500
6. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $6,000
7. Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation PAC, $5,250
8. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $5,050
9. Comcast Corp. PAC, $5,000
10. Phil Hagerman, $5,000
11. Michigan Chiropractic Society, Chiro PAC, $5,000
12. Michigan Bankers Association PAC, Bank PAC, $5,000
13. Michigan Association of CPAs, $5,000
14. Matthew Moroun, $5,000
15. Dave Finkbeiner, $5,000
16. Daniel Oginsky, $5,000
17. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $4,950

Top donors to Ananich Senate Majority Fund for 2013-2014:

1. (Jim) Ananich Future Fund, $57,105
2. Jeff Wright 2000, $5,000
3. SEIU Healthcare Local 79, $5,000
4. United Auto Workers, UAW Michigan Voluntary PAC, $5,000
5. Bernstein Family PAC, $2,500
6. Comerica Inc. PAC, $2,500
7. Eric Stajos, $2,500
8. Comcast Corp. PAC, $2,000
9. Michigan Association of Community Bankers PAC, $2,000
10. Michigan Radiology PAC, $2,000
11. Teamsters Local 332 PAC, $2,000
12. Michigan State Police Troopers PAC, $2,000

Top donors to Friends of Jim Ananich House campaign for 2011-2012:

1. (Jim) Ananich Future Fund, $10,000
2. DTE Energy Co. PAC, 5,000
3. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $5,000
4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $5,000
5. United Auto Workers, UAW Michigan Voluntary PAC, $5,000
6. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, $3,825
7. Jim Ananich, $2,500
8. Michigan Association of Health Plans PAC, MAHP PAC, $2,425
9. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $2,275
10. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $2,250

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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