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.

12th Senate District, Sen. Jim Marleau

12TH SENATE DISTRICT (A portion of Oakland County)

Current senator: The current senator for the 12th Senate District is Sen. Jim Marleau (R-Lake Orion). The district includes Addison Twp., Auburn Hills, Bloomfield Twp., Independence Twp., Oakland Twp., Orion Twp., Oxford Twp., Pontiac and Clarkston. According to the Senate Republicans, Marleau serves as a member of the Health Policy, Regulatory Reform, and Transportation committees, as well as chair of the Department of Health and Human Services and a member of the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Appropriations subcommittees.

A map of the district is available here.

Sen. Jim Marleau raises money through a candidate committee, Jim Marleau for State Senate, and a leadership PAC, Marleau for Michigan. Sen. Marleau is also linked to a 527 administrative account, North Oakland Future, which hasn't fully disclosed its donors.

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

1. Michigan Association of Health Plans, $23,435

2. Cotton family, Meridian Health $22,500

3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $21,500

4. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $19,000

5. DeVos family, Amway, $18,000

6. Michigan Bankers Association, $14,650

7. Delta PAC, $13,500

8. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $11,500

9. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $12,300

10. Michigan Medical Society, Michigan Doctors PAC, $10,000


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Jim Marleau for State Senate for 2017-2018:

1. Merck Employees PAC, $500

Top donors to Marleau for Michigan for 2017-2018:

1. Michigan Association of Health Plans, MAHP PAC, $3,000
2. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $2,500
3. Chaldean Chamber PAC, $2,500
4. Delta PAC, $2,500
5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $2,500
6. RWC Advocacy PAC, $1,000
7. Friends of Wayne State PAC, $1,000
8. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,000
9. Clark Hill PAC, $1,000
10. Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates PAC, $1,000
11. Kevin Korpi, lobbyist, $1,000
12. Michigan Bankers Association, MI BANK PAC, $1,000
13. Michigan Medical Society, Michigan Doctors PAC, $1,000
14. Michigan Association of Chiropractors PAC, $1,000
15. Pharmacy Action Council, $1,000
16. Physician Assistants of Michigan PAC, $1,000

Top donors to North Oakland Future for 2016 (as voluntarily reported by the donors themselves):

1. Michigan Association of Health Plans Super PAC, $7,500
2. Johnson & Johnson, $500

Top donors to Jim Marleau for State Senate for 2015-2016:

1. Michigan Jobs Fund, $2,500
2. DTE Energy PAC $1,500
3. Tenet Healthcare PAC, $1,000
4. Michigan Radiology PAC, $500
5. Marathon Petroleum Corp. PAC, $500

Top donors to Marleau for Michigan for 2015-2016:

1. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $8,000
2. Delta PAC, $6,000
3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $6,000
4. Michigan Health & Hospital Association PAC, Health PAC, $4,500
5. Michigan Association of Health Plans, MAHP PAC, $4,000
6. Michigan Bankers Association, Bank PAC, $3,500
7. Chaldean Chamber PAC, $3,000
8. Michigan Association of Ambulance Services PAC, $3,000
9. Michigan Forest Products PAC, $2,500
10. Michigan Association of Community Mental Health, $2,500
11. Cotton family, Meridian Health Plan, $2,500
12. Kevin Korpi, Acuitas, $2,500
13. Health Care Association of Michigan, HCAM PAC, $2,500
14. JAPAC, Jewish Agency PAC, $2,000
15. DTE Energy PAC, $2,000
16. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $2,000

Top donors to North Oakland Future for 2013-2015 (as voluntarily reported by the donors themselves):

1. Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, $4,000
2. Michigan Credit Union Legislative Action Fund, $2,500
3. AT&T, $2,000
4. CVS Health, $650
5. Johnson & Johnson, $500

Top donors to Jim Marleau for State Senate for 2011-2014:

1. DeVos family, $18,000
2. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $10,000
3. Cotton family, $10,000
4. Michigan Chiropractic Society PAC, $9,500
5. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $9,000
6. Michigan Association of Health Plans PAC, MAHP PAC, $8,435
7. DTE Energy Co. PAC, $8,000
8. Dental PAC, $7,600
9. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $7,100
10. Michigan Osteopathic PAC, $7,000
11. Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists PAC, $6,000
12. Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners PAC, $5,425
13. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $5,300
14. Michigan Bankers Association PAC, $5,150
14. Citizens Action Fund (Sterling Corp.), $5,022
15. Health Alliance Plan PAC, $5,000
16. Michigan State Medical Society, Michigan Doctors PAC, $5,000
17. Michigan Jobs Fund (Roger Kahn), $5,000
18. Michigan of Anesthesiologists PAC, $5,000
19. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $4,750
20. Michigan Credit Union League Action Fund, $4,750

Top donors to Marleau for Michigan for 2011-2014:

1. Cotton family, Meridian Health Plan, $10,000
2. Delta PAC, $5,000
3. Michigan Medical Society, Michigan Doctors PAC, $5,000
4. Michigan Bankers Association PAC, $5,000
5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $3,000
6. Health Care Association of Michigan PAC, $2,500
7. Michigan Association of Chiropractors PAC, $2,500
8. Comcast Corp. PAC, $2,000
9. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $2,000
10. JAPAC, Jewish Agency PAC, $1,500
11. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,500
12. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $1,250
13. Federal Express PAC, $1,000
14. Comerica Inc. PAC, $1,000
15. United Health Group, $1,000
16. Michigan Optometric Association PAC, $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.