Michigan U.S. Reps Raised $2.2M in 1st Quarter 2013

LANSING - Michigan's delegates to the United States House of Representatives raised $2,170,989 in net contributions during the first quarter of 2013 according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.

A recap of the members' fundraising follows:

Rep. Dan Benishek (R-1st) raised $133,019 in net contributions during the first three months of 2013. He had a campaign committee cash balance of $129,764 as of March 31st. His campaign committee has debts of $109,500. Mr. Benishek won Michigan's most competitive congressional race of the 2012 cycle with an edge of just 0.5% of the vote against former state legislator Gary McDowell in the general election.

Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-2nd) raised $65,426 in net contributions during the first quarter of 2013 and had a cash balance of $147,027. Mr. Huizenga won his 2012 general election by a margin of 27% of the vote.

Rep. Justin Amash (R-3rd) raised $123,707 in the first quarter. He raised $116,824 (94% of his contributions) from individuals, a high for members of the Michigan congressional delegation. His campaign committee had a cash balance of $114,491 as of March 31st, and debt of $100,000. Mr. Amash won his 2012 general election by a margin of 8.4% of the vote.

Rep. Dave Camp (R-4th), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, raised $359,485 in net contributions in the first quarter of 2013 and his campaign committee had a cash balance of $2,737,292. Mr. Camp won his 2012 general election by 29.5% of the vote.

• Freshman Rep. Dan Kildee (D-5th) raised net contributions of $16,005 in the first quarter of 2013 and his campaign committee had a cash balance of $89,647. Mr. Kildee won his 2012 general election by 33.5% of the vote.

Rep Fred Upton (R-6th), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, raised $475,607 in the first quarter of 2013 and his campaign committee had a cash balance of $389,099. Mr. Upton won his 2012 general election by 12% of the vote.

Rep. Tim Walberg (R-7th) raised $116,360 in net contributions in the first quarter of 2013 and his campaign committee had a cash balance of $327,472. Mr. Walberg won his 2012 general election by 10.3% of the vote.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-8th), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, raised net contributions of $163,500 during the first quarter of 2013. His campaign committee closed the quarter with a cash balance of $1,407,709. Mr. Rogers won his 2012 general election by 21.3% of the vote.

Rep. Sander Levin (D-9th) raised $115,728 in the first quarter of 2013 and had a committee cash balance of $155,478. Mr. Levin won his 2012 general election by 27.9% of the vote.

Rep. Candice Miller (R-10th) raised $28,300 during the first quarter of 2013. Her campaign committee closed the quarter with a cash balance of $773,877. Ms. Miller won her 2012 general election by 39.1% of the vote.

• Freshman Rep. Kerry Bentivolio (R-11th) raised net contributions of $70,951 in the first quarter of 2013, using two campaign committees. The combined cash balance of the two committees was $62,455, and one of the committees shows debt of $203,854. Mr. Bentivolio lost a November 2012 special election to complete the term of former Rep. Thaddeus McCotter in the old 11th Congressional District to David Curson by 2.3% of the vote. He won the 2012 general election in the new 11th District by 6.4% of the vote.

Rep. John Dingell (D-12th), the longest serving member of the U.S. House, raised net contributions of $39,100 in the first quarter of 2013 and his campaign committee had a cash balance of $326,051. Mr. Dingell won his 2012 general election by 38.9% of the vote.

Rep. John Conyers (D-13th)raised net contributions of $92,855 in the first quarter of 2013 and hs campaign committee had a cash balance of $73,567. Mr. Conyers won his 2012 general election by 69.2% of the vote.

Rep. Gary Peters (D-14th) raised net contributions of $370,916 in the first quarter of 2013. His campaign committee ended the quarter with a cash balance of $813,385. Mr. Peters won his 2012 general election by 66.7% of the vote.

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