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 Senate District, Sen. Peter Lucido

8TH SENATE DISTRICT (A portion of Macomb County)

Current senator: The current senator for the 8th District is Sen. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Township). The district includes Chesterfield Twp., Harrison Twp., Mt. Clemens, St Clair Shores, Shelby Twp. and Utica. Lucido was the founder, president and managing partner of one of Macomb County’s largest law firms, according to his official website. He served in the Michigan House before being elected to the Michigan Senate in 2018.

Sen. Lucido is chairman of the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee and the Senate Advice and Consent Committee.

A map of the 8th District is available here.

Sen. Lucido raises money through a candidate committee, Peter J. Lucido for State Senate, and a leadership PAC, Lucido For A Brighter Tomorrow. He previously raised money through a House committee, Peter Lucido For State Representative,  Rep. Lucido is also connected to an administrative account, Lucido for a Brighter Michigan, which hasn't disclosed its donors.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors to Lucido And Connected Committees From 2013 To The Present

1. Peter Lucido, $236,000

2. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $15,500

3. Stavros Toma, Shelby Township, $10,000

4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $9,300

5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $9,250

6. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $9,000

7. Michigan Credit Union League PAC, $8,000

8. Michigan Realtors PAC, $6,750

9. Michigan Bankers Association, MI BANK PAC, $6,750

10. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $6,000

11. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $6,000


DETAILED LISTS

Top donors to Peter J. Lucido for State Senate for 2019-2020:

1. Tom and Margie Parker, Parker General Agency, $4,200
2. Mark Aubrey, Motor City Pawn Brokers, $2,100
3. Craig Veenendall, Craig’s Bail Bonds, $2,000
4. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $2,000
5. Anthony Aubrey, Motor City Pawn Brokers, $2,000
6. Brian Lietzke, Kozy Bail Bonds Agency, $1,500
7. Richard Klimaszewski, Universal Fire and Casualty Insurance, $1,250
8. Michigan Credit Union League, $1,000
9. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,000
10. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,000

Top donors to Lucido For A Brighter Tomorrow for 2019-2020:

1. Stavros Toma, Shelby Township, $10,000
2. Michael Schodowski, shelving.com, $2,000
3. Mark Menczer, attorney, $500
4. Michigan Association of CPAs, $500
5. Blue Cross Blue Shield PAC, $500
6. Michigan Credit Union League PAC, $500
7. Michigan Bankers Association, MI BANK PAC, $250
8. Family Law PAC, $250
9. Michigan Propane Gas Association, $250
10. Michigan Land Title, $250
11. Realtors PAC, $250
12. Insurance and Financial Advisors PAC, $250
13. Christopher Eyes, Reyes Holding, $250

Top donors to Peter J. Lucido for State Senate for 2017-2018:

1. Peter Lucido, state representative, $50,000
2. Realtors PAC, $3,500
3. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $3,000
4. Michigan Credit Union League Fund, $2,500
5. Stamas Leadership PAC, Jim Stamas, $2,018
6. Tony Gallo, Gallo Companies, $2,000
7. Matthew Moroun, Central Transport, $2,000
8. Russo family, Rocky Produce, $2,000
9. CMS Energy PAC, $2,000
10. MAC PAC, Peter MacGregor, $2,000
11. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $2,000

Top donors to Peter Lucido For State Representative for 2017-2018:

1. Lucido for a Brighter Tomorrow, Peter Lucido, $10,000
2. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $6,000
3. Samona family, Wild Bill’s Tobacco, $4,000
4. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $4,000
5. Michigan Laborers Political League, $2,500
6. Ford Motor Co. Civic Action Fund, $2,500
7. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $2,500
8. Michigan Association of Anesthesiologists, $1,750
9. Associated Builders and Contractors, $1,500
10. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $1,500
11. Associated Builders and Contractors, $1,500

Top donors to Lucido For A Brighter Tomorrow for 2017-2018:

1. Mark Radom, Horizon Imaging, $5,000
2. Michigan Bankers Association, Bank PAC, $1,750
3. Blue Cross Blue Shield PAC, $1,500
4. Realtors PAC, Michigan Association of Realtors, $1,250
5. Jared Fleisher, Quicken Loans, $1,000
6. Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association, MITA, $1,000
7. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,000
8. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $500
9. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $500
10. Associated Builders and Contractors, $500

Top known donors to Lucido for a Brighter Michigan for 2015-2016 (as voluntarily disclosed by the donors themselves):

1. Reynolds American Inc., $3,500

Top donors to Peter Lucido For State Representative for 2015-2016:

1. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $7,500
2. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $4,300
3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $2,750
4. Michigan Credit Union League Action Fund, $2,500
5. Ford Motor Co. PAC, $2,350
6. Michigan Propane Gas Association PAC, $2,100
7. Associated Builders & Contractors of Michigan, $2,000
8. Michigan Association for Justice PAC, $2,000
9. Marathon Employees PAC, $2,000
10. VerHeulen leadership Fund, Rob VerHeulen, $2,000
11. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,750
12. Michigan Bankers Association PAC, $1,500

Top donors to Lucido For A Brighter Tomorrow for 2015-2016:

1. Michigan Bankers Association PAC, $1,500
2. Stephen Mendelson, $1,000
3. Ron Weiser, $1,000
4. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $1,000
5. Michigan Association for Justice PAC, $1,000
6. Michigan Credit Union League PAC, $1,000
7. Michigan Propane Gas Association PAC, $750
8. Callton Action Fund, Rep. Mike Callton, $500
9. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $500
10. Police Officers Association of Michigan, $500
11. Clark Hill PAC, $500
12. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $500

Top known donors to Lucido for a Brighter Michigan for 2015-2016:

No donors disclosed.

Top donors to Peter Lucido For State Representative for 2013-2014:

1. Peter Lucido, $186,000
2. Cory and Michael Carollo, $2,000
3. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $2,000
4. Donna and Adnar Razzak, $2,000
5. Jennifer and Michael Klieman, $1,560
6. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,500
7. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $1,500
8. (Al) Pscholka Results PAC, $1,500
9. Laura and James Puzzuoli, $1,500
10. Tina and Tony Gallo, $1,390

 

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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