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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41st House District, Rep. Padma Kuppa

41ST HOUSE DISTRICT (A portion of Oakland County)

Current representative: The current representative for the 41st House District is Rep. Padma Kuppa (D-Troy). The district includes Troy and Clawson. Kuppa previously worked as an engineer and project manager, according to her official website. She is president of the Troy Historic Society and a board member of the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion, the website says.

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

A map of the 41st District is available here.

Rep. Kuppa raises money through a candidate committee, Committee to Elect Padma Kuppa.

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

1. Michigan House Democratic Fund, $50,300

2. Future Now Fund, $15,000

3. Michigan Education Association, MEA, $10,500

4. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $8,500

5. Flippable State Victory Fund, $7,500

6. Emily's List, $7,500

7. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $6,500

8. Greig Women in Leadership, Chris Greig, $5,300

9. Michigan Association for Justice PAC, $5,100

10. United Auto Workers Michigan, UAW PAC, $5,000

11. Teamsters Local 1038 PAC, $5,000


DETAILED LISTS

Top donors to Committee to Elect Padma Kuppa for 2019-2020:

1. Future Now Fund, $5,000
2. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $2,000
3. Meghani family, California, $2,000
4. Vijan family, West Bloomfield, $2,000
5. Anitha Yalamanchi, architect, $1,000
6. Srinivasa Rao, New York, $1,000
7. Lynn Zhang, General Motors, $500
8. Lakshmi Challa, New Jersey, $500
9. DTE Energy, $500
10. Manish Mehta, M-T Intentional, $500
11. Yash Lakra, Bloomfield Hills, $500
12. Michigan Education Association, $500
13. CMS Energy, $500
14. Dave Meador, DTE Energy, $500
15. Blue Cross Blue Shield, $500
16. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $500

Top donors to Committee to Elect Padma Kuppa for 2017-2018:

1. Michigan House Democratic Fund, $50,300
2. Michigan Education Association, $10,000
3. Future Now Fund, $10,000
4. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $8,000
5. Flippable State Victory Fund, $7,500
6. Emily's List, $7,500
7. Greig Women in Leadership, Christine Greig, $5,000
8. United Auto Workers Michigan PAC, $5,000
9. Michigan Association for Justice PAC, $5,000
10. Teamsters Local 1038 PAC, $5,000

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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