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.

14th House District, Rep. Cara Clemente

14TH HOUSE DISTRICT (Lincoln Park, Melvindale, Riverview and Wyandotte)

Current representative: Rep. Cara Clemente (D-Lincoln Park) is the current representative for the 14th District. The district includes Lincoln Park, Melvindale, Riverview and Wynadotte. Rep. Clemente was first elected to the Michigan House in 2016, taking office in 2017.

According to House Democrats, Rep. Clemente worked as a manager at Clemente’s Bar, Restaurant and Bowling Alley before the establishment closed. She also worked as an academic development coordinator in area schools and as a teacher. She is the wife of Paul Clemente, who previously held the seat.

A map of the 14th House District is available here.

Clemente raises money through a candidate committee, Friends of Cara Clemente.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Rep. Clemente And Connected Committees From 2015 Until The Present

1. Cara Clemente, teacher, $35,015

2. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $5,000

3. Michigan Credit Union League, $2,000

4. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,350

5. Registrars Local 58, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, $1,100

6. Axcess Financial Services PAC, $1,000

7. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $900

8. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $750

9. Ford Motor Co. Civic Action Fund, $750

10. Michigan Bankers Association, MI BANK PAC, $750


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Friends of Cara Clemente for 2017-2018:

1. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $2,000
2. Michigan Credit Union League, $1,000
3. Ford Motor Co. Civic Action Fund, $750
4. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $750
5. Michigan Bankers Association, MI BANK PAC, $750
6. Registrars Local 58, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, $500
7. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $400
8. Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates, $300
9. Community Bankers Association, $300
10. DTE Energy Co, $300

Top donors to Friends of Cara Clemente for 2015-2016:

1. Cara Clemente, teacher, $35,015
2. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $3,000
3. Axcess Financial Services PAC, $1,000
4. Michigan Credit Union League, $1,000
5. Registrars Local 58, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, $600
6. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $600
7. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $600
8. Michigan Association of CPAs PAC, $500
9. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $500
10. Michigan Petroleum Association and Michigan Association of Convenience Stores, $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.

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