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.

27th House District, Rep. Robert Wittenberg

27TH HOUSE DISTRICT (A portion of Oakland County)

Current representative: The current representative for the 27th District is Rep. Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park). The district includes Berkley, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge and Royal Oak Twp., according to the House Democrats. Wittenberg previously worked as a licensed life and health insurance agent. According to the House Democrats, during the 2015-2016 session, he was the minority vice chairman of the House Financial Liability Reform Committee and served on the House Insurance and Health Policy committees. He was first elected in 2014.

A map of the 27th District is available here.

Wittenberg raises money through a candidate committee, Friends of Robert Wittenberg.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Rep. Wittenberg From 2013 Through Today

1. Robert Wittenberg, $5,146

2. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $6,300

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

4. United Auto Workers Voluntary-PAC, $5,000

5. Michigan Association of Health Plans, $4,250

6. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 58, $2,250

7. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $2,250

8. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $2,000

9. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,750

10. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $1,750


DETAILED LISTS

Top donors to Friends of Robert Wittenberg from 2017-2018:

1. Enough is Enough PAC, $1,500
2. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $750
3. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $500
4. Health Alliance Plan, HAP PAC, $500
5. Michigan Chiropractic Society, $500
6. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $500
7. Jewish Agency PAC, $500
8. Michigan Association of Health Plans, MAHP PAC, $500
9. Ford Motor Company Civic Action Fund, $500
10. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $500

Top donors to Friends of Robert Wittenberg from 2015-2016:

1. United Auto Workers Voluntary-PAC, $5,000
2. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $4,000
3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $4,000
4. Michigan Association of Health Plans, $2,000
5. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $1,750
6. IBEW Local 58, $1,250
7. Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists, $1,250
8. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,250
9. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $1,000

Top donors to Friends of Robert Wittenberg from 2013-2014:

1. Robert Wittenberg, $5,146
2. AFSCME P.E.O.P.L.E., $1,000
3. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,000
4. Cynthia and Lior Avishay, $1,000
5. Michelle Kobernick, $1,000
6. Levin for Congress, $1,000
7. Registrars Local 58 IBEW, $1,000
8. Arlene and Richard Selik, $1,000
9. Gary Torgow, Talmer Bank, $1,000
10. Lauren and Charles Weiner, $1,000
11. Staci and James Wittenberg, $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.

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