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 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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51st House District, Rep. Mike Mueller

51ST HOUSE DISTRICT (Portions of Genesee County and Oakland County)

Current representative: The current representative for the 51st District is Rep. Mike Mueller (R-Linden). The district includes Argentine, Atlas, Fenton, Flushing, Gaines townships and the cities of Linden and Fenton in Genesee County and the townships of Groveland, Holly and Rose in Oakland County. According to his official website, Mueller runs his family's orchard.

Rep. Mueller was first elected to the Michigan House in 2018, taking office in 2019.

A map of the 51st District is available here.

Rep. Mueller raises money through a candidate committee, Mike Mueller for State Representative.

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

1. House Republican Campaign Committee, $108,142

2. Chatfield Majority Funds, Lee Chatfield, $19,400

3. Mike Mueller, deputy sheriff, $8,100

4. Wentworth Majority Fund, Jason Wentworth, $6,500

5. DeVos family, Amway, $6,000

6. Blue Water Liberty Fund, Shane Hernandez, $4,500

7. Whiteford Leadership Fund, Mary Whiteford, $4,000

8. Michigan Strategic Leadership, Jim Lilly, $4,000

9. Building Experience Now, Ben Frederick, $4,000

10. Haworth family, Haworth Inc., $3,000


DETAILED LISTS

Top donors to Mike Mueller for State Representative for 2019-2020:

1. Chatfield Majority Fund 3, Lee Chatfield, $4,400
2. Wentworth Majority Fund, Jason Wentworth, $2,000
3. Michigan Fraternal Order of Police, $1,000
4. Matthew Moroun, Central Transport, $1,000
5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,000
6. Blue Water Liberty Fund, Shane Hernandez, $1,000
7. Michigan Strategic Leadership, Jim Lilly, $500
8. CMS Energy, $500
9. Alexander Majority Fund, Julie Alexander, $500
10. Sheppard Leadership Fund, Jason Sheppard, $500
11. 1837 Fund, Eric Leutheuser, $500
12. Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists, $500
13. DTE Energy, $500
14. Whiteford Leadership Fund, Mary Whiteford, $500
15. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $500
16. Building Experience Now, Ben Frederick, $500
17. Michigan Bankers Association, MI BANK, $500
18. Hornberger Majority Fund, Pamela Hornberger, $500

Top donors to Mike Mueller for State Representative for 2017-2018:

1. House Republican Campaign Committee, $108,142
2. Chatfield Majority Fund, Lee Chatfield, $10,000
3. Mike Mueller, deputy sheriff, $8,100
4. DeVos family, Amway, $6,000
5. Chatfield Majority Fund 2, Lee Chatfield, $5,000
6. Wentworth Majority Fund, Jason Wentworth, $4,500
7. Whiteford Leadership Fund, Mary Whiteford, $3,500
8. Michigan Strategic Leadership, Jim Lilly, $3,500
9. Blue Water Liberty Fund, Shane Hernandez, $3,500
10. Building Experience Now, Ben Frederick, $3,500

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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