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.

1st House District, Rep. Tenisha Yancey

1ST HOUSE DISTRICT (Part of Wayne County)

Current representative: Rep. Tenisha Yancey (D-Harper Woods) is the current representative for the 1st House District. According to the House Democrats, the 1st District includes Harper Woods, Grosse Pointe Woods, Grosse Pointe Shores and a portion of Northeast Detroit.

Yancey was first elected to the Michigan House in a special election in November 2017. According to her official website, Yancy previously worked for the Wayne County Executive’s Office and for the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office. She also served on the Harper Woods Board of Education.

A look at the 1st District is here.

Yancey raises money through a candidate committee, Committee to Elect Tenisha Yancey for State Rep District 1.

TALLY: Top disclosed donors to Rep. Yancey And Connected Committees from 2017 to the present

1. Tenisha Yancey, candidate, $19,000

2. United Auto Workers Voluntary PAC, UAW, $10,000

3. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $3,500

4. Operating Engineers Local 324, $2,410

5. Michigan Laborers PAC, $2,000

6. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $1,000

7. Brian McKeen, attorney, $1,000

8. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo Strong Women PAC, $1,000

9. Chalena Beasley, River Rouge School, $1,000

10. Phyllis Woods, Detroit, $1,000

11. Michigan Education Association, MEA PAC, $1,000


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Committee to Elect Tenisha Yancey for State Rep District 1 for 2017-2018:

1. Tenisha Yancey, candidate, $19,000
2. United Auto Workers Voluntary PAC, UAW, $10,000
3. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $3,500
4. Operating Engineers Local 324, $2,410
5. Michigan Laborers PAC, $2,000
6. Michigan Association for Justice, Justice PAC, $1,000
7. Brian McKeen, attorney, $1,000
8. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo Strong Women PAC, $1,000
9. Chalena Beasley, River Rouge School, $1,000
10. Phyllis Woods, Detroit, $1,000
11. Michigan Education Association, MEA PAC, $1,000
12. M. Ahmed Beasley, Plante Moran, $700
13. David Jones, attorney, $520

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.