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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24th House District, Rep. Steve Marino

24TH HOUST DISTRICT (A portion of Macomb County)

Current representative: The current representative for the 24th District is Rep. Steve Marino (D-Harrison Twp.). The district includes Harrison Township and portions of Clinton and Macomb townships. Marino was first elected to the Michigan House in 2016, taking office in 2017. Marino is a former Macomb County commissioner and a former lobbyist, including working on behalf of Delta Dental. According to his House biography, he worked in "both the public and private sectors, specializing in public affairs and campaign finance."

He is a member of the House Appropriations Committee.

A map of the 24th District is available here.

Marino raises money through a candidate committee, Citizens for Steve Marino, and a leadership PAC, the Marino Victory Fund, which formed in 2013.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Marino And Connected Committees From 2016 Through Today

1. Steve Marino, Campaign Finance Strategies, $80,629

2. Chatfield Majority Fund, Lee Chatfield, $13,500

3. DeVos family, Amway, $9,000

4. Operating Engineers Local 324, $7,500

5. Michigan Values Leadership Fund, Tom Leonard, $7,500

6. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters PAC, $6,500

7. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $6,300

8. Michigan Laborers Political League, $6,000

9. VerHeulen Leadership Fund, Rob VerHeulen, $5,000

10. Business Leaders for Michigan PAC, $5,000


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Citizens for Steve Marino for 2019-2020:

1. Wentworth Majority Fund, Jason Wentworth, $2,000
2. Blue Water Liberty Fund, Shane Hernandez, $1,000
3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,000
4. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $750
5. UPS PAC, $500
6. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers, $500
7. Maintaining Majority Fund, Brandt Iden, $500
8. Sheppard Majority Fund, Jason Sheppard, $500
9. Michigan Strategic Leadership, Jim Lilly, $500
10. Muchmore Harrington Smalley Associates, $500
11. Firefighters PAC, $500
12. Enterprise PAC, $500
13. 1837 Fund, Eric Leutheuser, $500
14. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, $500
15. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $500

Top donors to Marino Victory Fund for 2019-2020:

No contributions reported.

Top donors to Citizens for Steve Marino for 2017-2018:

1. Chatfield Majority Fund, Rep. Lee Chatfield, $10,000
2. Operating Engineers Local 324, $7,500
3. Steve Marino, self, $6,851
4. Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters PAC, $6,000
5. Michigan Laborers Political League, $6,000
6. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, $5,600
7. Health PAC, Health & Hospital Association, $3,750
8. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $2,500
9. Delta PAC, $2,250
10. Michigan Chamber PAC, $2,000
11. Realtors PAC, $2,000
12. Trooper PAC, $2,000

Top donors to Marino Victory Fund for 2017-2018:

No contributions reported.

Top donors to Citizens for Steve Marino for 2015-2016:

1. Steve Marino, Campaign Finance Strategies, $75,100
2. DeVos family, $9,000
3. Michigan Values Leadership Fund, Tom Leonard, $7,500
4. VerHeulen Leadership Fund, Rob VerHeulen, $5,000
5. Business Leaders for Michigan PAC, $5,000
6. Greater Rochester Leadership Fund, Mike Webber, $3,750
7. Chatfield Majority Fund, Lee Chatfield, $3,500
8. House Republican Campaign Committee, $2,500
9. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $2,500
10. Shamrock PAC, Laura Cox, $2,000
11. Brandenburg Leadership PAC, Jack Brandenburg, $2,000
12. Haworth family, Haworth Inc., $2,000
13. Kojaian family, $2,000

Top donors to Marino Victory Fund for 2015-2016:

No donors disclosed.

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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