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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2ND HOUSE DISTRICT (Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Park and a portion of Detroit)
Current representative: Rep. Joe Tate (D-Detroit) is the current representative for the 2nd District. The district includes the cities of Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Park and a portion of Detroit, according to the House Democrats. According to his official website, Tate previously played in the National Football League before serving in the United States Marine Corps. He also previously worked for the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation as a program manager.
Rep. Tate was first elected to the Michigan House in 2018, taking office in 2019.
A look at the 2nd House District is here.
TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Tate And Connected Committees From 2017 To The Present
|1.||Joseph Tate and family||$10,580||Candidate|
|2.||Michigan Health & Hospital Association||$4,500||Health Care|
|3.||Ryan and Sarah Cunningham Ball, Ann Arbor||$4,220||Individuals|
|5.||George Adams, Detroit||$2,000||Individuals|
|7.||Detroit Regional Chamber PAC||$2,000||Business|
|8.||Donald and Mary Lamparter, Grosse Pointe Farms||$1,000||Individuals|
|9.||Michigan Education Assocation||$1,750||Education|
|10.||Realtors PAC of MI||$1,700||Business|
Top donors to Committee to Elect Joseph Tate for 2019-2020:
|1.||Joseph Tate and family||$6,740||Candidate|
|2.||Michigan Osteopathic PAC||$1,500||Candidate|
|3.||Ryan Ball, Ann Arbor||$1,000||Individuals|
|5.||Mary Lamparter, Grosse Pointe Farms||$1,000||Individuals|
|6.||Michigan Education Assocation||$1,000||Education|
|7.||Michigan State Police Troopers Association||$1,000||Public Safety|
|8.||Ford Motor Company||$850||Automotive|
|10.||George Adams, Detroit||$500||Individuals|
Top donors to Joe Tate Leadership PAC for 2019-2020:
|1.||Michigan Osteopathic PAC||$1,000||Health Care|
|2.||Robert Walters Jr., Quicken Loans||$1,000||Individuals|
|3.||Michigan Retailers Association||$500||Business|
|4.||Realtors PAC of MI||$250||Real Estate|
|5.||Blue Cross Blue Shield||$250||Health Care|
|6.||County Roads Association||$250||Government|
|7.||Henry Ford health System||$250||Health Care|
|8.||Insurance and Financial Advisors PAC||$250||Business|
|9.||Kevin McKinney, McKinney & Associates||$250||Lobbyist|
|10.||Michigan Credit Union League||$250||Finance and Banking|
|11.||Muchmore Harrington Smalley Associates PAC||$250||Lobbyist|
Top donors to Committee to Elect Joseph Tate for 2017-2018:
|1.||Michigan Health & Hospital Association||$3,500||Health Care|
|3.||Joseph Tate and family||$2,818||Candidate|
|4.||George Adams, Detroit||$1,500||Individuals|
|5.||Ryan and Sarah Cunningham Ball, Ann Arbor||$2,000||Individuals|
|6.||Realtors PAC of MI||$1,700||Real Estate|
|7.||Detroit Fire Fighters Association||$1,500||Public Safety|
|8.||Flagstar Bank||$1,500||Finance and Banking|
|10.||Thomas Buhr, Luzerne||$1,000||Individuals|
|11.||Detroit Regional Chamber PAC||$1,000||Business|
|12.||Elder Fund for MI, Brian Elder||$1,000||Politicians|
|13.||MI Laborers' Political League||$1,000||Organized Labor|
|14.||Michigan Regional Councial of Carpenters||$1,000||Organized Labor|
|15.||Kyle Smitely, Detroit Achievement Academy||$1,000||Individuals|
|15.||United Auto Workers Voluntary PAC||$1,000||Organized Labor|
Top donors to Joe Tate Leadership PAC for 2018:
|1.||The Law Office of Reid Felsing||$25||Attorney|
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