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.

109th House District, Vacant

109TH HOUSE DISTRICT (A portion of the Upper Peninsula)

* The 109th House District is currently vacant after the death of Rep. John Kivela. A special election to fill the seat will take place in November 2017.

Previous representative: The previous representative for the 109th District was Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette). The district features Alger County, Luce County and a portion of Marquette County. According to the House Democrats, during the 2015-2016 session, Kivela was minority vice chair of the House Natural Resources Committee and was a member of the House Energy Committee. He was first elected in 2012.

A map of the 109th House District is available here.

Rep. Kivela raised money through a candidate committee, Committee to Elect John Kivela.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Rep. Kivela From 2011 Through Today

1. John Kivela, $39,000

2. Michigan House Democratic Action Fund, $10,000

3. DTE Energy PAC, $3,050

4. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $2,650

5. Michigan Petroleum Jobbers PAC, $2,000

6. Cleveland Cliffs PAC, $2,000

7. ITC Holdings Corporations State PAC, $1,750

8. Semco Energy, $1,650

9. Michigan Energy PAC, $1,550

10. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $1,250


DETAILED LISTS

Top donors to Committee to Elect John Kivela for 2015-2016:

1. John Kivela, $5,000
2. DTE Energy PAC, $2,500
3. Michigan Petroleum Jobbers PAC, $2,000
4. ITC Holdings Corporations State PAC, $1,750
5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $1,500
6. Cleveland Cliffs PAC, $1,500
7. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $1,250
8. Michigan Action Committee for Rural Electrification, $1,000
9. Semco Energy, $1,000
10. Michigan Osteopathic PAC, $1,000
11. Michigan Credit Union League PAC, $900
12. Dan Mazzuchi, retired, $750
13. Michigan Laborers Political League, $750

Top donors to Committee to Elect John Kivela for 2013-2014:

1. Michigan Energy PAC, $1,550
2. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $1,150
3. Michigan Aggregates Association, $1,000
4. Michigan Farm Bureau, AGRI PAC, $1,000
5. Dean Oswald, $1,000
6. Michigan Education Association, MEA PAC, $650
7. SEMCO Energy PAC, $650
8. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $550
9. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $550
10. Cleveland-Cliffs PAC, $500
11. Friends of Northern Michigan University PAC, $500
12. Michigan Corrections Organization PAC, $500
13. Michigan McDonald’s Operators PAC, $500
14. Outdoors Michigan PAC, $500

Top donors to Committee to Elect John Kivela for 2011-2012:

1. John Kivela, $34,000
2. Michigan House Democratic Action Fund, $10,000
3. Amy and Joe Burdick, $525
4. Thomas Baldini, $500
5. George Black, $500
6. Jon Christianson, $500
7. Jack Frost, $500
8. Pat Kivela, $500
9. Roman Politi, $500

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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