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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8th House District, Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo

8TH HOUSE DISTRICT (Northwest Detroit)

Current representative: Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit) is the current representative for the 8th House District. According to the House Democrats, she is an educator, former Detroit City Council staff member and community organizer. She was first elected to the State House in 2014. She is now vice chair of the House FInancial Serivces Committee and a member of the House Insurance Committee.

A map of the 8th House District is available here.

She raises money through a candidate committee, Sherry Gay Dagnogo For Jobs And Education, and a leadership PAC, Sherry Gay-Dagnogo Strong Women Lead PAC, which formed in October 2016.

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

  Donor Amount Industry
1. United Auto Workers Voluntary PAC $30,500 Organized Labor
2. Operating Engineers Local 324 $10,500 Organized Labor
3. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters $9,750 Organized Labor
4. MI Association for Justice $8,000 Attorney
5. American One Credit Union $6,000 Finance and Banking
6. Health PAC $6,000 Health Care
7. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo $5,503 Candidate
8. MI RCC $5,500 Uncoded
9. MI Health & Hospital Association $5,250 Health Care
10. Marsha Bruhn, Detroit $5,249 Individuals

 


 

DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Sherry Gay Dagnogo For Jobs And Education for 2019-2020:

  Donor Amount Industry
1. Strong Women's Leadership PAC, Sherri Gay-Dagnogo $3,000 Candidate PAC
2. Friends of Wayne State University $500 Education
3. MI Association of Theater Owners $250 Business
4. MI Beer & Wine Wholesalers $250 Liquor

 

Top donors to Sherry Gay Dagnogo Strong Women Lead PAC for 2019-2020:

  Donor Amount Industry
1. Eventbrite $4,350 Unknown
2. United Auto Workers Voluntary PAC $4,000 Organized Labor
3. Charmaine and Shenise Johnson, Detroit $2,200 Individuals
4. Laura Loeschuer, Southgate $2,000 Individuals
5. Operating Engineers Local 324 $2,000 Organized Labor
6. MI Laborers Political League $1,500 Organized Labor
7. Michigan Credit Union PAC $1,500 Finance and Banking
8. Gregory Mathis, Bloomfield $1,400 Individuals
9. Alexander and Shonda Jones, Detroit $1,050 Individuals
10. Devin Hutchings, Ypsilanti $1,000 Individuals
11. MI Health & Hospital Association $1,000 Health Care
12. Joseph Richert, Grosse Ille $1,000 Individuals
13. Paul Semian, Chesterfield $1,000 Individuals
14. Teamsters $1,000 Organized Labor

 

Top donors to Sherry Gay Dagnogo For Jobs And Education for 2017-2018:

1. United Auto Workers, UAW Michigan Voluntary PAC, $3,000
2. Joseph and Joletta Richert, $2,000
3. Michigan Association of Realtors PAC, $2,000
4. Michigan Laborers Political League, $1,500
5. Bryan Schefman, attorney, $1,000
6. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $1,000
7. Justin Haas, attorney, $1,000
8. John Cornack, Eisenhower Center, $1,000
9. DTE Energy, $1,000
10. American One Credit Union, $1,000
11. Elder Fund for Michigan, Brian Elder, $1,000

Top donors to Sherry Gay Dagnogo Strong Women Lead PAC for 2017-2018:

1. United Auto Workers, $10,000
2. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $6,000
3. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $5,000
4. Operation Engineers Local 324, $4,000
5. ActBlue, $3,000
6. Shawn Krause, Quicken Loans, $2,500
7. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $2,500
8. Singh for Michigan, Sam Singh, $2,000
9. Heritage Optical, Detroit, $2,000
10. Marsha Bruhn, Detroit, $1,500

Top donors to Sherry Gay Dagnogo For Jobs And Education for 2015-2016:

1. United Auto Workers, UAW Voluntary PAC, $6,000
2. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $5,500
3. International Operating Engineers Local 324, $2,500
4. Moroun family, $2,000
5. Michigan Bankers Association, $1,650
6. Detroit Police Officer Association (DPOA) PAC $1,500
7. Philip Alan, consultant, $1,500
8. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,250
9. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo, $1,050
10. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $1,000
11. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $1,000
12. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, $1,000
13. DTE Energy, $750

Top donors to Sherry Gay Dagnogo Strong Women Lead PAC for 2016:

No contributors reported.

Top donors to Sherry Gay Dagnogo For Jobs And Education for 2013-2014:

1. United Auto Workers, UAW Michigan Voluntary PAC, $7,500
2. Detroit Police Officers Association, $5,000
3. AFSCME P.E.O.P.L.E., $2,000
4. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters PAC, $1,500
5. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo, $1,325
6. Marsha Bruhn, $1,000
7. Marvella Glen, $1,000
8. Gregory Mathis, $1,000
9. Matthew Moroun, $1,000
10. Amir Nafso, $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.

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