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.

34th Senate District, Sen. Goeff Hansen

34TH SENATE DISTRICT (Muskegon, Newaygo and Oceana counties)

Current senator: The current senator for the 34th District is Sen. Goeff Hansen (R-Hart). The district features Muskegon, Newaygo and Oceana counties. According to the Senate Republicans, he serves as chair of the Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Committee, as vice chair of the Senate Government Operations Committee and as a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee.

A map of the 34th District is available here.

Sen. Goeff Hansen raises money through a candidate committee, Goeff Hansen for State Senate, a leadership PAC, West Shore Majority Fund, and an administrative account, the Lakeshore Liberty Fund. The Lakeshore Liberty Fund has not self-reported its donors.

 

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Sen. Hansen And Connected Committees From 2011 Until The Present:

1. Senate Republican Campaign Committee, $201,736

2. Health Care Association of Michigan, HCAM PAC, $20,000

3. DeVos family, $16,000

4. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $15,700

5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $13,550

6. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $12,650

7. Business Leaders for Michigan, $12,000

8. Michigan Association of Health Plans PAC, MAHP PAC, $11,500

9. Meijer PAC, $11,000

10. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, Consumers Energy, $11,000


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Goeff Hansen for State Senate for 2017-2018:

1. Ford Motor Co. Civic Action Fund, $1,250
2. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,000
3. Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates, $1,000
4. Michigan Elementary & Middle School Principals Association, $500
5. Alcoa Employees PAC, $500
6. Clark Hill PAC, $500
7. Friends of Ferris PAC, $500
8. Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, $500

Top donors to West Shore Majority Fund for 2017-2018:

1. Michigan Manufactured Housing PAC, $2,000
2. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $1,000
3. Health Care Association of Michigan, HCAM PAC, $1,000
4. Friends of Ferris PAC, $500
5. Michigan Restaurant Association, $500
6. Douglas Derks, Gallagher Benefit Services, $500
7. Friends of Kent County Schools, $500
8. Wayne Kohley, Excel Propane, $400
9. Holly Hughes, state representative, $250
10. David Hansen, Hansen Food, $250
11. Lori Seaver, homemaker, $250
12. Michigan Association of Insurance Agents, MAIA PAC, $250
13. Laura Friedhoff, Michigan Virtual Univesity, $250
14. Brooke Holdings and Jackson National Life, $250
15. John Gunn, Eidex, $250
16. Delta PAC, $250
17. Friends of Hope Network, $250
18. County Roads Association RUSH-PAC, $250
19. Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates, $250
20. Ford Motor Company Civic Action Fund, $250
21. Wayne Kuipers, SAS, $250
22. Michigan Land Title PAC, $250
23. General Motors PAC, $250
24. Friends of Saginaw Valley State University, $250
25. Dental PAC, $250

Top known donors to Lakeshore Liberty Fund for 2016 (as voluntarily disclosed by the donors themselves):

1. Reynolds American Inc., $1,000
2. Powering the Economy Super PAC, $1,000
3. CVS Health, $500

Top donors to Goeff Hansen for State Senate for 2015-2016:

1. Health Care Association of Michigan PAC, HCAM-PAC, $2,500
2. Alcoa Inc. Employees Voluntary State, $1,500
3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $1,250
4. DTE Energy PAC, $1,000
5. CMS Energy Employee PAC, $1,000
6. Michigan Association of Health Plans PAC, MAHP PAC, $1,000
7. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $1,000
8. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,000
9. Axcess Financial Services PAC, $1,000
10. Ford Motor Civic Action Fund, $1,000
11. John Gunn, Eidex, $1,000
12. Comerica PAC, $1,000

Top donors to West Shore Majority Fund for 2015-2016:

1. Business Leaders for Michigan, $5,000
2. Matthew Moroun, Centra Inc., $5,000
3. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $1,500
4. GCSI Fund For Michigan, $1,500
5. Delta PAC, $1,250
6. Auto Dealers PAC, $1,000
7. Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association, $1,000
8. Vincent Brown, Philip Allen Consulting, $1,000
9. School Administrators PAC, $1,000
10. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $1,000
11. Michigan Association of Health Plans, MAHP PAC, $1,000
12. LKQ Corporation Employee PAC, $750
13. Patti Ann Moskwa, $750

Top known donors to Lakeshore Liberty Fund for 2013-2015 (disclosed by the donors themselves):

1. Powering the Economy, Detroit Regional Chamber Super PAC, $1,000
2. Students First, $1,000

Top donors to Goeff Hansen for State Senate for 2011-2014:

1. Senate Republican Campaign Committee, $201,736
2. Health Care Association of Michigan, HCAM-PAC, $16,500
3. DeVos family, $16,000
4. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $14,450
5. Meijer PAC, $11,000
6. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $10,300
7. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government, $10,000
8. Michigan Jobs Fund (Roger Kahn), $10,000
9. Michigan Association of Health Plans PAC, MAHP PAC, $9,500
10. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $8,650
11. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $7,650
12. Business Leaders for Michigan PAC, $7,000
13. Moving Michigan Forward Fund (Arlan Meekhof), $6,500
14. Michigan Farm Bureau PAC, AGRI PAC, $6,100
15. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $6,000
16. Michigan Dental Association, Dent PAC, $5,900
17. (Randy) Richardville Leadership Fund, $5,140
18. Michigan Bankers Association PAC, Michigan Bank PAC, $4,800

Top donors to West Shore Majority Fund for 2011-2014:

1. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $2,500
2. Timothy Den Dulk, Den Dulk Dairy Farms, $2,000
3. Juanita Pierman, Retired, $235

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.