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.

6th House District, Rep. Stephanie Chang

6TH HOUSE DISTRICT (Ecorse, River Rouge and part of the city of Detroit)

Current representative: The current representative is Rep. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit). During the 2015-2016 legislative session, she was a member of the House Criminal Justice Committee, the House Judiciary Committee and the House Education Committee. According to the House Democrats, she previously worked as a community organizer in Detroit and served as the state director for NextGen Climate Michigan. She was first elected to the House in 2014.

A map of the district is available here.

She raises money through a House candidate committee, Friends of Stephanie Chang. In July 2017, she formed a candidate committee to run for the Michigan Senate, Stephanie Chang for Senate. She is also connected to a leadership PAC, Stephanies Changemaker Fund

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Rep. Chang And Connected Committees For 2013 To The Present

1. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters PAC, $6,200

2. Sarolina and Lien Chang, $4,000

3. Registrars Local 58 IBEW, $3,500

4. Stephanie Chang, $2,314

5. Ford Motor Company Civic Action Fund, $2,250

6. David Bohnet, $2,000

7. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $2,000

8. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $2,000

9. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,750

10. Penelope Bailer, City Year Detroit, $1,600


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Stephanie Chang for Senate for 2017-2018:

1. Friends of Stephanie Chang, House committee, $17,140
2. Janilla Lee, West Bloomfield, $1,000
3. John Colina, Grosse Ile, $500
4. Nicole De Bueafort, Earlyworks, $250
5. Robert Shimokski, Detroit Employment Solutions, $250

Top donors to Stephanies Changemaker Fund for 2017-2018:

1. Operating Engineers 324, $1,000
2. Michigan Nurses Association, $500
3. Henry Ford Health System PAC, $250
4. Realtors PAC, Michigan Association of Realtors, $200
5. Clark Hill PAC, $200
6. Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates, $200

Top donors to Friends of Stephanie Chang for 2017-2018:

1. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $1,000
2. Ford Motor Company Civic Action Fund, $1,000
3. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 58, $1,000
4. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $500
5. National Association of Social Workers, $500
6. Michigan Nurses Association, $500
7. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $500
8. Hwang family, St. Joseph Mercy, $500
9. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, $500
10. Radwan Khoury, Gateway Community Health, $300
11. Robert Hafel, retired, $300

Top donors to Friends of Stephanie Chang for 2015-2016:

1. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $4,000
2. Stephanie Chang, $2,314
3. Sarolina and Lien Chang, library clerk, $2,000
4. Penelope Bailer, City Year Detroit, $1,600
5. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,500
6. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,500
7. IBEW Local 58 Registrars PAC, $1,500
8. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $1,250
9. Ford Motor Company PAC, $1,250
10. David Bohnett, investor, $1,000
11. Johnnie Giles, Comcast Corp., $1,000
12. William Vanderwill, University of Michigan, $1,000
13. Operating Engineers Local 324, $1,000
14. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $1,000
15. Michigan Association for Justice, $1,000

Top donors to Friends of Stephanie Chang for 2013-2014:

1. Sarolina and Lien Chang, $2,000
2. Inspire Michigan PAC, $1,500
3. Janny Lu, $1,348
4. Waseem and Nadeem Ullah, $1,250
5. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters PAC, $1,200
6. AFSCME P.E.O.P.L.E., $1,000
7. David Bohnett, $1,000
8. Lee-Tzong Chen, $1,000
9. Mei-Chih Peggy Chiu, $1,000
10. Eric Chu, $1,000
11. Dessa and Ryan Cosma-King, $1,000
12. Johnnie Giles, $1,000
13. Teva Gray-Myles, $1,000
14. Registrars Local 58 IBEW, $1,000
15. Carl Myles, $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.