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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69th House District, Rep. Julie Brixie

69TH HOUSE DISTRICT (A portion of Ingham County)

Current representative: The current representative for the 69th District is Rep. Julie Brixie (D-Okemos). The district includes East Lansing, Haslett, Okemos, Williamstown Twp. and Locke Twp. Brixie previously served on the Meridian Township Board as a trustee and three terms as treasurer. She

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

A map of the 69th District is available here.

Rep. Brixie raises money through a candidate committee, Julie Brixie for State Representative. She's also connected to two leadership PACs, Brixie for Michigan and The Julie Brixie Blue Wave Fund. The leadership PACs launched in October 2018.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Brixie And Connected Committees From 2017 Through Today

1. Julie Brixie, $11,000

2. Jamie and Dan Opsommer, Meridian Township $5,950

3. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $5,750

4. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, $5,500

5. Schaetzl family, Okemos, $4,000

6. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $3,750

7. Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, $3,250

8. Realtors PAC of Michigan, $2,800

9. Michigan Farm Bureau PAC, $2,500

10. Antonino Cutraro, M & N General Contracting, $2,500


DETAILED LISTS

Top donors to Julie Brixie for State Representative for 2019-2020:

1. Operating Engineers Local 324, $1,000
2. Dan Opsommer, Brixie chief of staff, $525
3. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers, $500
4. Delta Dental, $500
5. Clark Berry, Haslett, $500
6. Blue Cross Blue Shield, $500
7. Michigan Townships Association, $500
8. DTE Energy, $500
9. Auto Dealers, $500
10. CMS Energy, $500
11. Realtors PAC, $300

Top donors to Brixie for Michigan for 2019-2020:

1. James Daly, CannArbor, $2,000
2. Julie Brixie, $1,000
3. Dan Opsommer, Meridian Township, $1,000
4. Lansing Regional Chamber PAC, $250
5. Jack Davis, attorney, $250

Top donors to The Julie Brixie Blue Wave Fund for 2019-2020:

1. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $3,500
2. Jamie and Dan Opsommer, Meridian Township $2,425
3. Jeff Padden, Okemos, $1,000
4. David Mittleman, attorney, $1,000
5. Charles Given, Michigan State University, $1,000
6. Clint Goodson, Okemos, $1,000
7. Michigan Laborers Political League, $1,000
8. Clifford Borbas, East Lansing, $800
9. Dave Katz, Detroit Medical Center, $525
10. David Jordon, East Lansing, $500
11. Will Randle, True North, $500
12. Chris Mitchell, Michigan Health & Hospital Association, $500
13. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $500
14. Mickey Martin, Williamson, $500
15. Friends of McLaren, $500

Top donors to Julie Brixie for State Representative for 2017-2018:

1. Julie Brixie, $10,000
2. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, $5,500
3. Schaetzl family, Okemos, $4,000
4. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $3,000
5. Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, $3,000
6. Michigan Farm Bureau PAC, $2,500
7. Realtors PAC of Michigan, $2,500
8. Wanissa and Alex Brixie, Illinois, $2,000
9. Patricia and George Brixie, Illinois, $2,000

Top donors to The Julie Brixie Blue Wave Fund for 2018:

1. Antonino Cutraro, M & N General Contracting, $2,500
2. Clifford Borbas, East Lansing, $2,000
3. Virg Bernero, Bernero Hannan Consultants, $1,200
4. David Mittleman, attorney, $1,000
5. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,000
6. Bob Baldori, attorney, $500
7. David Jordan, East Lansing, $500
8. George Brookover, attorney, $500
9. Bill Fahey, Haslett, $500
10. Andy Sinadinos, East Lansing, $500
11. Leonard Silverman, optometrist, $500
12. Jeff Padden, Okemos, $500
13. Chad Proudlock, F-3 Solutions, $500
14. Michael Doherty, Defye Clothing, $500

Top donors to Brixie for Michigan for 2018:

1. Michigan Corrections Organization PAC, $500
2. Peter Brixie, attorney, $250

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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