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 Aug. 17, 2017.

24th Senate District, Sen. Rick Jones

24TH SENATE DISTRICT (Clinton County, Eaton County, Shiawassee County and a portion of Ingham County)

Current senator: The current senator for the 24th District is Sen. Rick Jones (R-Grand Ledge). The district features all of Clinton County, Eaton County and Shiawassee County and a portion of Ingham County. Jones serves as chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, as vice-chair of the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee, and as a member of the Families, Seniors, and Human Services Committee, Health Policy Committee, and Insurance Committee, according to the Senate Republicans.

A map of the 24th District is available here.

Sen. Rick Jones raises money through a candidate committee, Rick Jones for State Senate, and a leadership PAC, Jones Majority Fund. Sen. Jones is also linked to a nonprofit organization, Mid Michigan Future Fund, which doesn't have to disclose its donors.

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

1. Senate Republican Campaign Committee, $29,346

2. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $14,000

3. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $13,500

4. Charlene and Rick A. Jones, $11,251

5. Moving Michigan Forward Fund II, Arlan Meekhof, $10,000

6. (Randy) Richardville Leadership Fund, $10,000

7. DTE Energy Company PAC, $9,250

8. General Motors PAC, $8,250

9. Michigan Credit Union League, $7,750

10. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, Consumers Energy, $6,500


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Rick Jones for State Senate for 2017-2018:

1. Rick Jones, state senator, $4,270
2. Thomas Parker, Bondsman Freedom, $500
3. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, $500
4. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $500
5. Michigan Funeral Directors Association, $500
6. Delta PAC, $500
7. Michigan Dental PAC, $500
8. Michigan Chamber PAC, $500
9. Realtors PAC of Michigan, $500
10. Michigan Credit Union League, $500
11. Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists, $500
12. Jeremy Stradley, Bondsman Freedom, $500
13. Daniel Morofsky, Bondsman Freedom, $500
14. General Motors PAC, $500
15. MI BANK PAC, Michigan Bankers Association, $500

Top donors to the Jones Majority Fund for 2017-2018:

1. Jeff Kirkpatrick, self-employed, $1,000
2. Michigan Podiatric Action, $250

Top known donors to Mid Michigan Future Fund for 2016 (as voluntarily disclosed by the donors themselves):

1. Reynolds American Inc., $500

Top donors to Rick Jones for State Senate for 2015-2016:

1. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $4,000
2. General Motors PAC, $4,000
3. Michigan Society of Anesthesiologist, $2,500
4. Michigan Funeral Directors Association PAC, $2,000
5. Michigan Credit Union League, $1,750
6. DTE Energy Company PAC, $1,750
7. Michigan Dental PAC, $1,750
8. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $1,500
9. Michigan Petroleum Employees, $1,500
10. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, Consumers Energy, $1,250
11. Muchmore Harrington Smalley and Associates PAC, $1,250
12. Delta PAC, $1,250

Top donors to the Jones Majority Fund for 2015-2016:

1. Nathan Podrid, GLMorning LLC, $4,000
2. Rick Jones for State Senate, $3,500
3. Michael Lumetta, patient care provider, $2,000
4. Aaron Pacheco, patient care provider, $2,000
5. Laura Ratliff, patient care provider, $2,000
6. Robert Mailhot, patient care provider, $1,000
7. Samuel Sanfilippo II, patient care provider, $1,000
8. William Rochon II, patient care provider, $1,000
9. James Barr, patient care provider, $500
10. Jennifer Keasler, patient care provider, $500

Top known donors to Mid Michigan Future Fund for 2013-2015 (voluntarily disclosed by the donors themselves):

1. Reynolds American, $2,500
2. CVS Health, $450

Top donors to Rick Jones for State Senate for 2011-2014:

1. Senate Republican Campaign Committee, $29,346
2. Moving Michigan Forward Fund II (Arlan Meekhof), $10,000
3. (Randy) Richardville Leadership Fund, $10,000
4. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $9,500
5. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $7,500
6. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $7,000
7. Charlene and Rick A. Jones, $6,001
8. Michigan Credit Union League Action Fund, $5,500
9. Clinton County GOP, $5,000
10. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, $4,750
11. Marsha and Wes Benzing, $4,000
12. General Motors Corp. PAC, $3,750
13. Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists PAC, $3,700

Top donors to the Jones Majority Fund for 2011-2014:

1. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $5,000
2. Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists, $1,000
3. Jeff Kirkpatrick, self-employed, $1,500
4. Rick Jones for State Senate, $400

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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