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The data was last updated Jan. 7, 2019, covering disclosures through Nov. 26, 2018.
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102ND HOUSE DISTRICT (Wexford, and Mecosta counties and part of Osceola County)
Current representative: Rep. Michele Hoitenga (R-Manton) represents the 102nd District. The district includes Wexford and Mecosta counties and a portion of Osceola County. Hoitenga was first elected to the seat in November 2016, beginning her first term in 2017. According to her campaign website, Hoitenga is a business owner. She is a former president and a former treasurer of the Manton Area Chamber of Commerce.
She is chair of the House Communications and Technology Committee and a member of the Regulatory Reform, Insurance and Military and Veterans Affairs committees, according to House Republicans.
A look at the 102nd District is here.
Hoitenga raises money through a candidate committee, Friends to Elect Michele Hoitenga for State Rep, and a leadership PAC, Michele for Michigan. The PAC formed on March 27, 2017, according to state records.
TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Hoitenga And Connected Committees From 2015 To The Present
1. Michele Hoitenga, $37,998
2. Chatfield Majority Fund, Lee Chatfield, $7,500
3. Comcast Corp. & NBC Universal, $6,500
4. DeVos family, Amway, $6,000
5. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $5,900
6. Michigan Values Leadership Fund, Tom Leonard, $5,000
7. Telecommunications Association of Michigan PAC, $5,000
8. Realtors PAC of Michigan, $3,500
9. Haworth family, Haworth, $3,000
10. Michigan Insurance Coalition PAC, $3,000
Top donors to Friends to Elect Michele Hoitenga for State Rep for 2017-2018:
1. DeVos family, Amway, $6,000
2. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $5,500
3. Telecommunications Association of Michigan PAC, $5,000
4. Small Business Association PAC, $2,500
5. Chatfield Majority Fund, Lee Chatfield, $2,500
6. AT&T Michigan, $2,500
7. Carlson family, Cadillac Casting, $2,000
8. Boosalis family, Cadillac Casting, $2,000
9. Haworth family, Haworth, $2,000
10. Wilson family, Team Bob, $2,000
11. Realtors PAC of Michigan, $2,000
Top donors to Michele for Michigan from 2017-2018:
1. Comcast PAC, $6,000
2. Michele Hoitenga, state representative, $5,000
3. Chatfield Majority Fund, Lee Chatfield, $5,000
4. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,000
5. Realtors PAC of Michigan, $500
6. Friends of Ferris, $500
7. Automobile Club of Michigan, $500
8. Michigan Sportsmen Alliance, $500
9. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $400
10. Sarah Hubbard, Acuitas, $250
11. Michigan Reynolds American, $200
Top donors to Friends to Elect Michele Hoitenga for State Rep for 2015-2016:
1. Michele Hoitenga, PHD Consulting Inc., $32,198
2. Michigan Values Leadership Fund, Tom Leonard, $5,000
3. Wexford County Republican Party, $2,000
4. Michigan Insurance Coalition PAC, $2,000
5. VerHeulen Leadership Fund, Rob VerHeulen, $1,000
6. Michigan Chamber of Commerce, $1,000
7. Osceola County Republican Party, $1,000
8. Matthew Haworth, Family Investment and Resource, $1,000
9. J.C. Huizenga, Huizenga Group, $1,000
10. 4th Congressional District Republican Party, $1,000
11. Realtors PAC of Michigan, Realtors Association, $1,000
12. Friends of Housing, $1,000
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