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 their top donors over time across a variety of giving methods. The data comes from the Secretary of State’s database and IRS filings. You can search for an official through the search tool below.

The data was last updated Nov. 29, 2017.

5th House District, Rep. Fred Durhal

5TH HOUSE DISTRICT (Central Detroit, the lower West Side of Detroit and Southwest Detroit)

Current representative: Rep. Fred Durhal III (D-Detroit) is the current representative for the 5th House District. During the 2015-2016 legislative session, he was a member of the House Appropriations Committee. According to the House Democrats, he is a member of the Detroit Branch of the NAACP, and of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and a former member of the Teamsters Local 377. Durhal was first elected to the House in 2014.

A map of the 5th House District is available here

Durhal raises money through a candidate committee, Friends for Fred Durhal, and a leadership PAC, Durhal for Michigan.

 

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Rep. Durhal And Connected Committees From 2013 Until The Present:

1. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers PAC, $15,000

2. Michigan Association for Justice, $14,500

3. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $10,800

4. Detroit Police Officers Association, $8,500

5. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $7,900

6. Frederick Durhal, $5,850

7. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $5,500

8. Operating Engineers Local 324, $5,000

9. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $3,000

10. DTE Energy PAC, $2,750


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Friends for Fred Durhal for 2017-2018:

1. Health PAC, Michigan Health & Hospital Association, $4,000
2. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $2,500
3. Local 58 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, $2,500
4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $2,000
5. William Emerson, Quicken Loans, $1,000
6. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,000
7. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $1,000
8. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $500
9. Karoub Associaties, $500
10. Marathon Petroleum Corp. Employees PAC, $500
11. Michigan Fraternal Order of Police, $500
12. Comcast Corp. & NBC Universal PAC, $500
13. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $500
14. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, $500

Top donors to Durhal for Michigan for 2017-2018:

1. Operating Engineers Local 324, $2,500
2. William Emerson, Quicken Loans, $1,000
3. Shawn Krause, Quicken Loans, $1,000
4. Jared Fleisher, Quicken Loans, $1,000
5. Julie Cummings, M&M Foundation, $1,000
6. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $1,250
7. Fred Durhal, state representative, $1,000
8. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, $1,000
9. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $1,000
10. Michigan Education Association, MEA PAC, $1,000

Top donors to Friends for Fred Durhal for 2015-2016:

1. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $8,500
2. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $5,800
3. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $3,900
4. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $3,750
5. Detroit Police Officers Association, $3,500
6. Michigan Operating Engineers Local 324, $2,500
7. Michigan Association for Justice, $2,000
8. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $2,000
9. DTE Energy PAC, $1,750
10. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $1,250
11. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $850
12. AT&T Michigan PAC, $750

Top donors to Durhal for Michigan for 2015-2016:

1. Michigan Association for Justice PAC, MAJ PAC, $10,000
2. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $2,500
3. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $2,500
4. Marathon Petroleum Corporation, $1,000
5. Henry Ford Health System PAC, $500

Top donors to Friends for Fred Durhal for 2013-2014:

1. Detroit Police Officers Association PAC, $5,000
2. Frederick Durhal, , $4,700
3. AFSCME Independent PAC, $1,000
4. Eileen Johnson, $1,000
5. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $1,000
6. Matthew Moroun, $1,000
7. Errol Dargin, $950
8. Amerisure PAC, $500
9. Steve Audish, $500
10. Vernon Bowe, $500
11. Karla Cole, $500
12. Detroit Regional Chamber PAC, $500

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.