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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39th House District, Rep. Ryan Berman

39TH HOUSE DISTRICT (Wixom, Commerce Township, a portion of West Bloomfield Township and Wolverine Lake)

Current representative: The current representative is Rep. Ryan Berman (R-Commerce Twp.). The district includes the city of Wixom, Commerce Township, a portion of West Bloomfield Township and the village of Wolverine Lake, according to House Republicans. Berman is an attorney with a general practice in Bloomfield Hills, according to his official website.

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

A map of the district is available here.

Rep. Berman raises money through a candidate committee, Elect Ryan Berman.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Berman And Connected Committees From 2017 Until Today

1. House Republican Campaign Committee, $163,553

2. Chatfield Majority Funds, Lee Chatfield, $16,900

3. Ryan Berman, attorney, $5,448

4. DeVos family, Amway, $5,000

5. Haworth family, Haworth, $4,000

6. Wentworth Majoity Fund, Jason Wentworth, $4,000

7. Blue Water Liberty Fund, Shane Hernandez, $4,000

8. Michigan Strategic Leadership, Jim Lilly, $3,500

9. Whiteford Leadership Fund, Mary Whiteford, $3,000

10. Carroll family, West Bloomfield, $3,000


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Elect Ryan Berman for 2019-2020:

1. Chatfield Majority Fund, Lee Chatfield, $1,900
2. Jewish Agency PAC, $1,000
3. Wentworth Majority Fund, Jason Wentworth, $1,000
4. Michigan Credit Union League, $1,000
5. Blue Water Liberty Fund, Shane Hernandez, $1,000
6. David Carroll, West Bloomfield, $1,000
7. Michigan Bankers Association, MI BANK, $750
8. Alexander Majority Fund, Julie Alexander, $500
9. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $500
10. Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, $500
11. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers, $500
12. Michigan Strategic Leadership Fund, Jim Lilly, $500
13. 1837 Fund, Eric Leutheuser, $500
14. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $500
15. Blue Cross Blue Shield, $500

Top donors to Elect Ryan Berman for 2017-2018:

1. House Republican Campaign Committee, $163,553
2. Chatfield Majority Fund, Lee Chatfield, $10,000
3. Ryan Berman, attorney, $5,448
4. Chatfield Majority Fund 2, Lee Chatfield, $5,000
5. DeVos family, Amway, $5,000
6. Haworth family, Haworth, $4,000
7. Whiteford Leadership Fund, Mary Whiteford, $3,000
8. Michigan Strategic Leadership, Jim Lilly, $3,000
9. Wentworth Majoity Fund, Jason Wentworth, $3,000
10. Blue Water Liberty Fund, Shane Hernandez, $3,000

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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