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 state officeholders' top donors over time across a variety of giving methods. The data comes from the Secretary of State’s database and IRS filings.

The data was last updated Aug. 16, 2019. For candidate committees, the numbers cover through July 20, 2019. For political action committees (PACs) connected to officeholders, the numbers cover through July 20, 2019.

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1st House District, Rep. Tenisha Yancey

1ST HOUSE DISTRICT (Part of Wayne County)

Current representative: Rep. Tenisha Yancey (D-Harper Woods) is the current representative for the 1st House District. According to the House Democrats, the 1st District includes Harper Woods, Grosse Pointe Woods, Grosse Pointe Shores and a portion of Northeast Detroit.

Yancey was first elected to the Michigan House in a special election in November 2017. According to her official website, Yancy previously worked for the Wayne County Executive’s Office and for the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office. She also served on the Harper Woods Board of Education.

A look at the 1st District is here.

Yancey raises money through a candidate committee, Committee to Elect Tenisha Yancey for State Rep District 1. A PAC called Leaders Engaged Actively In Democracy also uses Yancey's address. The PAC formed in October 2018.

Top disclosed donors to Yancey And Connected Committees from 2017 to the present

  Donor Amount Industry
1. Tenisha Yancey and family $39,820 Candidate
2. United Auto Workers Voluntary PAC $13,000 Organized Labor
3. Michigan Regional Councial of Carpenters $8,000 Organized Labor
4. Michigan Laborers Political League $7,150 Organized Labor
5. Elder Fund, Brian Elder $7,000 Politicans
6. Operating Engineers Local 324 $5,410 Organized Labor
7. Chalena and M. Ahmed Beasley, Detroit $3,500 Individuals
8. Blue Cross Blue Shield $3,500 Health Care
9. Jane and Roy Granger, Farmington Hills $2,000 Individuals
10. Realtors PAC of MI $2,000 Real Estate

 


 

DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Committee to Elect Tenisha Yancey for State Rep District 1 for 2019-2020:

  Donor Amount Industry
1. Michigan Laborers Political League $3,150 Organized Labor
2. Blue Cross Blue Shield $1,000 Health Care
3. Michigan Credit Union League $500 Finance and Banking
4. CNG Holdings $500 Finance and Banking
5. AT&T $500 Telecommunications
6. Henry Ford Health Systems $500 Health Care
7. Joe Tate Leadership PAC $500 Politicans
8. McKinney and Associates $500 Lobbying
9. MI Beer & Wine Wholesalers $500 Liquor
10. Michigan Credit Union League $500 Finance and Banking
11. Michigan Regional Councial of Carpenters $500 Organized Labor

 

Top donors to Leaders Engaged Actively In Democracy for 2019-2020:

  Donor Amount Industry
1. Laborer's Local 1191 $1,000 Organized Labor
2. Blue Cross Blue Shield $500 Health Care
3. Michigan Credit Union League $500 Finance and Banking
4. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters $500 Organized Labor
5. Latif Oram, West Bloomfield $350 Individuals
6. Michigan Community College Association  $250 Education
7. DTE Energy $250 Utilities
8. Henry Ford Health PAC $250 Health Care
9. Michigan Education Association $250 Education
10. Michigan Health & Hospital Association $250 Health Care
11. Smart Union Transportation $250 Organized Labor
12. MI Bankers PAC $250 Finance and Banking

 

Top donors to Committee to Elect Tenisha Yancey for State Rep District 1 for 2017-2018:

  Donor Amount Industry
1. Tenisha Yancey and family $39,820 Candidate
2. United Auto Workers Voluntary PAC $13,000 Organized Labor
3. Michigan Regional Councial of Carpenters $8,000 Organized Labor
4. Operating Engineers Local 324 $5,410 Organized Labor
5. Michigan Laborers Political League $4,000 Organized Labor
6. Chalena and M. Ahmed Beasley, Detroit $3,500 Individuals
7. Benard and Phyllis Woods, Detroit $3,350 Individuals
8. Blue Cross Blue Shield $2,000 Health Care
9. Jane and Roy Granger, Farmington Hills $2,000 Individuals
10. Realtors PAC of MI $2,000 Real Estate

 

Top donors to Leaders Engaged Actively In Democracy for 2018:

  Donor Amount Industry
1. Elder Fund, Brian Elder $7,000 Politicans
2. Blue Cross Blue Shield $500 Health Care
3. Chandra Baker, Grosse Pointe Woods $250 Individuals
4. Mohamad Bazzi, Northville $250 Individuals
5. Ivery Curtis, Detroit $250 Individuals
6. Laborer's Local 1191 $250 Organized Labor
7. Charles Nolen $250 Individuals
8. Grosse Point Democratic Club $200 Individuals
9. Erika Davis, Detroit $100 Individuals
10. Nicole Huddleston $50 Individuals

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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