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.

82nd House District, Rep. Gary Howell

82ND HOUSE DISTRICT (Lapeer County)

Current representative: The current representative for the 82nd District is Gary Howell (R-North Branch). The district covers Lapeer County. Howell is chair of the House Natural Resources Committee and a member of Transportation, Local Government and Agriculture committees, according to the House Republicans. He was elected to the House in a special election in 2016.

A map of the 82nd District is available here.

Rep. Howell raises money through a candidate committee, Committee to Elect Gary Howell.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Rep. Howell From 2015 Through Today

1. Gary Howell, $56,500

2. DeVos family, $9,000

3. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $8,500

4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $5,000

5. Michigan Farm Bureau, AGRI PAC, $4,750

6. Paul and Sherry Mitchell, $3,000

7. County Road Association RUSH PAC, $2,550

8. School Administrators PAC, $2,000

9. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $2,000

10. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,500


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Committee to Elect Gary Howell for 2017-2018:

1. Outdoors Michigan PAC, $1,000
2. Emanuel Manos, Detroit Salt Company, $1,000
3. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $1,000
4. Joel Gougeon, retired, $500
5. Ford Motor Company Civic Action Fund, $500
6. Michigan Credit Union League, $500
7. Michigan Oil & Gas Association, $500
8. Michigan Petroleum Jobbers PAC, $500
9. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $500
10. Michigan Milk Producers, $500
11. Carl Grondin, CJ Grodins, $500
12. Michigan Pork Producers, $500
13. James Byrum, Michigan Agri-Business, $500
14. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $500  
15. Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association, MITA PAC, $500
16. Marathon Petroleum Company, $500
17. County Roads Association, RUSH PAC, $500
18. Eastman family, Beacon and Bridge Market, $500

Top donors to Committee to Elect Gary Howell for 2015-2016:

1. Gary Howell, $56,500
2. DeVos family, $9,000
3. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $7,500
4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $5,000
5. Michigan Farm Bureau, AGRI PAC, $4,500
6. Paul and Sherry Mitchell, $3,000
7. County Road Association RUSH PAC, $2,050
8. School Administrators PAC, $2,000
9. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,500
10. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $1,050
11. Eric Burrough, farmer, $1,000
12. Don Dube, Vidon, $1,000
13. Gary Butterfield, retired, $1,000
14. Curt Carter, retired, $1,000
15. Paul LaFontaine, Imlay City Ford, $1,000
16. Andrew Harrington, H&H Tool, $1,000
17. Michigan Health and Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,000
16. James A. Waldron, retired, $1,000
17. Associated Builders & Contractors, $1,000
18. Nesbitt Majority Fund, Rep. Aric Nesbitt, $1,000
19. William Smaller, Anchor Bay Veterinary, $1,000
20. GOPAC Election Fund, $1,000
21. James Harrington, H&H Tool, $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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