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 Jan. 7, 2019, covering disclosures through Nov. 26, 2018.

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38th Senate District, Sen. Ed McBroom

38TH SENATE DISTRICT (A portion of the Upper Peninsula)

Current senator: The current senator for the 38th District is Sen. Ed McBroom (R-Vulcan). He represents Alger, Baraga, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon and Schoolcraft. According to his campaign website, McBroom is the fourth generation on his family's 100-year-old dairy farm.

Sen. McBroom served in the House before being elected to the state Senate in 2018.

A map of the 38th District is available here.

Sen. McBroom raises money through a candidate committee, Committee to Elect Ed McBroom.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To McBroom And Connected Committees From 2011 Until The Present:

1. Senate Republican Campaign Committee, $471,260

2. Stamas Leadership PAC, Jim Stamas, $24,500

3. Ed McBroom, $24,015

4. Moving Michigan Forward I, Arlan Meekhof, $20,000

5. Michigan Farm Bureau, $17,350

6. Michigan Nurses Association PAC, $10,750

7. Business Leaders for Michigan PAC, $9,000

8. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $8,425

9. Chatfield Majority Fund 2, Lee Chatfield, $7,500

10. Compete Michigan, Mike Shirkey, $7,000


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Committee to Elect Ed McBroom for 2017-2018:

1. Senate Republican Campaign Committee, $471,260
2. Moving Michigan Forward I, Arlan Meekhof, $20,000
3. Stamas Leadership PAC, Jim Stamas, $19,500
4. Ed McBroom, farmer, $14,821
5. Michigan Nurses Association PAC, $10,750
6. Michigan Farm Bureau, $10,000
7. Chatfield Majority Fund 2, Lee Chatfield, $7,500
8. Compete Michigan, Mike Shirkey, $7,000
9. MAC PAC, Peter MacGregor, $5,500
10. Vicki and Thomas Celani, Luna Enterprises, $4,000

Top donors to Committee to Elect Ed McBroom for 2015-2016:

1. Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co PAC, $1,000
2. Nextera Energy PAC, $500
3. Ford Motor Company Civic Action PAC, $500
4. Resolute Forest Products PAC, $500
5. DTE Energy Company PAC, $500
6. ITC Holdings Corporation PAC, $500
7. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $500
8. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $500
9. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $500
10. John Fortier, $300

Top donors to Committee to Elect Ed McBroom for 2013-2014:

1. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $5,850
2. Meijer PAC, $5,000
3. DeVos family, $4,500
4. Edward McBroom, $4,079
5. Wisconsin Electric PAC, $4,000
6. Business Leaders for Michigan PAC, $3,500
7. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $2,750
8. Michigan Farm Bureau, AGRI PAC, $2,350
9. Patricia and David Johnson, $2,000
10. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $1,700
11. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC,  $1,550
12. Michigan Association of CPAs, $1,500
13. Michigan Energy PAC, $1,496

Top donors to Committee to Elect Ed McBroom for 2011-2012:

1. Edward McBroom, $5,115
2. Business Leaders for Michigan PAC, $5,000
3. Michigan Farm Bureau, AGRI PAC, $5,000
4. One Tough Nerd PAC (Rick Snyder), $5,000
5. Republican Victory Committee, $5,000
6. (Jim) Stamas Leadership PAC, $5,000
7. National Federation of Independent Business, MI SAFE, $3,000
8. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $2,575
9. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $2,200
10. Small Business Association of Michigan PAC, $2,000

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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