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 May 7, 2019. For candidate committees, the numbers cover through Nov. 26, 2018. For political action committees (PACs) connected to officeholders, the numbers cover through April 20, 2019.

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2nd House District, Rep. Joe Tate

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.

Rep. Tate raises money through a House candidate committee, Committee to Elect Joseph Tate, and a leadership PAC, the Joe Tate Leadership PAC, which launched in October 2018.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Tate And Connected Committees From 2017 To The Present

1. Joseph Tate, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, $10,890

2. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $3,500

3. Meijer family, Olympia Development, $2,000

4. Realtors PAC, $1,700

5. Detroit Firefighters Association, $1,500

6. Flagstar Bank PAC, $1,500

7. George Adams, $1,500

8. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $1,000

9. Sarah Cunningham Ball, University of Michigan, $1,000

10. Detroit Regional Chamber PAC, $1,000

11. Thomas Buhr, Luzerne, $1,000

12. Kyle Smitlely, Detroit Achievement Academy, $1,000


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Joe Tate Leadership PAC for 2019-2020:

No contributors reported yet.

Top donors to Committee to Elect Joseph Tate for 2017-2018:

1. Joseph Tate, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, $10,890
2. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $3,500
3. Meijer family, Olympia Development, $2,000
4. Realtors PAC, $1,700
5. Detroit Firefighters Association, $1,500
6. Flagstar Bank PAC, $1,500
7. George Adams, $1,500
8. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $1,000
9. Sarah Cunningham Ball, University of Michigan, $1,000
10. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,000
11. Detroit Regional Chamber PAC, $1,000
12. Thomas Buhr, Luzerne, $1,000
13. Kyle Smitlely, Detroit Achievement Academy, $1,000

Top donors to Joe Tate Leadership PAC for 2018:

1. The Law Office of Reid Felsing, $25

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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