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 House District, Rep. Kathy Crawford

38TH HOUSE DISTRICT (A portion of Oakland County)

Current representative: The current representative for the 38th District is Rep. Kathy Crawford (R-Novi). The district includes Lyon Township, part of Northville city, Novi city, Novi Township, South Lyon city and Walled Lake city, according to the House Republicans.

According to her official website, Crawford "was one of the founders of the Michigan Association of Senior Centers." She also previously served as a Novi City Council member and an Oakland County Commission member. She was first elected to the House in 2014.

A map of the 38th District is available here.

Rep. Crawford raises money through a candidate committee, Friends of Kathy S. Crawford. She is also connected to a PAC, the Oakland Leadership Fund.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Crawford And Connected Committees From 2013 Through Today

1. House Republican Campaign Committee, $264,282

2. DeVos family, Amway, $24,000

3. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $13,142

4. Michigan Manufactured Housing PAC, $10,000

5. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $9,250

6. Blair Bowman, Suburban Collection, $7,500

7. Chatfield Majority Fund, Lee Chatfield, $6,500

8. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $6,000

9. Compete Michigan, Mike Shirkey, $5,000

10. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $4,450


DETAILED LISTS

Top donors to Friends of Kathy S. Crawford for 2017-2018:

1. House Republican Campaign Committee, $264,282
2. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $9,000
3. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $7,000
4. Chatfield Majority Fund, Lee Chatfield, $6,500
5. DeVos family, Amway, $6,000
6. Compete Michigan, Mike Shirkey, $5,000
7. Haworth family, Haworth Corporation, $2,000
8. Realtors PAC of Michigan, $2,000
9. 11th Congressional District Republican Committee, $1,800
10. Greater Rochester Leadership Fund, Mike Webber, $1,500
11. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,500
12. DTE Energy, $1,500

Top donors to the Oakland Leadership Fund for 2017-2018:

1. Hugh Crawford Candidate Committee (spouse), $5,000
2. John Balagna, retired, $300

Top donors to Friends of Kathy S. Crawford for 2015-2016:

1. DeVos family, $9,000
2. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $6,642
3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $3,500
4. Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists, $2,500
5. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $2,250
6. Kojaian family, $2,000
7. Haworth family, $2,000
8. DTE Energy PAC, $1,950
9. Michigan Restaurant Association PAC, $1,400
10. Michigan Association of Health Plans, MAHP, $1,400
11. Ford Motor Company Civic Action Fund, $1,250
12. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $1,200
13. ITC Holding Corp. PAC, $1,150

Top donors to the Oakland Leadership Fund for 2015-2016:

1. Blair Bowman, Suburban Collection, $5,500
2. Michigan Manufactured Housing PAC, $4,500
3. Friends of Kathy Crawford, $1,000

Top donors to Friends of Kathy S. Crawford for 2013-2014:

1. DeVos family, $9,000
2. Oakland Leadership Fund (previously Hugh Crawford), $5,000
3. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $3,000
4. (Al) Pscholka Results PAC, $2,000
5. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, $1,500
6. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $1,500
7. Associated Food & Petroleum Dealers PAC, $1,250
8. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,000
9. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $1,000
10. Martha Cassell, $1,000
11. Kathy Crawford, $1,000
12. Erin and Steven Gust, $1,000
13. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $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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