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. 14, 2018.

8th House District, Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo

8TH HOUSE DISTRICT (Northwest Detroit)

Current representative: Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit) is the current representative for the 8th House District. During the 2015-2016 session, she was a member of the Tourism and Recreation Committee and the Financial Services House Committee. According to the House Democrats, she is an educator, former Detroit City Council staff member and community organizer. She was first elected to the State House in 2014.

A map of the 8th House District is available here.

She raises money through a candidate committee, Sherry Gay Dagnogo For Jobs And Education, and a leadership PAC, Sherry Gay-Dagnogo Strong Women Lead PAC, which formed in October 2016.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Rep. Gay-Dagnogo And Connected Committees From 2013 Until The Present

1. United Auto Workers, $26,500

2. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $9,500

3. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $7,250

4. Detroit Police Officers Association, $6,500

5. Justice PAC, Michigan Association for Justice, $6,500

6. Operating Engineers Local 324, $6,500

7. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $4,000

8. Marsha Bruhn, Detroit, $3,248

9. Moroun family, Central Transport, $3,000

10. Shawn Krause, Quicken Loans, $2,500

 


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Sherry Gay Dagnogo For Jobs And Education for 2017-2018:

1. United Auto Workers, UAW Michigan Voluntary PAC, $3,000
2. Joseph and Joletta Richert, $2,000
3. Bryan Schefman, attorney, $1,000
4. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $1,000
5. Justin Haas, attorney, $1,000
6. John Cornack, Eisenhower Center, $1,000
7. Michigan Association of Theater Owners, $500
8. Bill Buccalo, Rainbow Rehabilitation, $500
9. Michigan for Justice, Justice PAC, $500
10. Devis Hutchins, Ypsilanti, $500
11. Friends of Wayne State PAC, $500
12. Delta PAC, $500
13. Barbara Wilson, Rainbow Rehabilitation, $500
14. McKinney Associates, $500
15. DTE Energy, $500
16. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $500
17. Own Perlman, doctor, $500
18. Michigan Orthopedic Society, $500

Top donors to Sherry Gay Dagnogo Strong Women Lead PAC for 2017-2018:

1. United Auto Workers, $10,000
2. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $6,000
3. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $5,000
4. Operation Engineers Local 324, $4,000
5. Shawn Krause, Quicken Loans, $2,500
6. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $2,500
7. Heritage Optical, Detroit, $2,000
8. Marsha Bruhn, Detroit, $1,500
9. Business Leaders for Michigan, $1,000
10. Mark Flanders, Detroit, $1,000
11. Reginald Hartsfield, Advantage Living Centers, $1,000

Top donors to Sherry Gay Dagnogo For Jobs And Education for 2015-2016:

1. United Auto Workers, UAW Voluntary PAC, $6,000
2. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $5,500
3. International Operating Engineers Local 324, $2,500
4. Moroun family, $2,000
5. Michigan Bankers Association, $1,650
6. Detroit Police Officer Association (DPOA) PAC $1,500
7. Philip Alan, consultant, $1,500
8. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,250
9. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo, $1,050
10. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $1,000
11. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $1,000
12. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $1,000
13. DTE Energy, $750

Top donors to Sherry Gay Dagnogo Strong Women Lead PAC for 2016:

No contributors reported.

Top donors to Sherry Gay Dagnogo For Jobs And Education for 2013-2014:

1. United Auto Workers, UAW Michigan Voluntary PAC, $7,500
2. Detroit Police Officers Association, $5,000
3. AFSCME P.E.O.P.L.E., $2,000
4. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters PAC, $1,500
5. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo, $1,325
6. Marsha Bruhn, $1,000
7. Marvella Glen, $1,000
8. Gregory Mathis, $1,000
9. Matthew Moroun, $1,000
10. Amir Nafso, $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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