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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30th House District, Rep. Diana Farrington

30TH HOUSE DISTRICT (A portion of Macomb County)

Current representative: The current representative for the 30th District is Rep. Diana Farrington (R-Utica). The district includes Utica, a portion of Sterling Heights and a portion Shelby Charter Twp. Farrington was first elected to the Michigan House in 2016, taking office in 2017. According to Farrington's official House biography, she worked as a mortgage auditor and started her own youth sports photography company. She is the wife of former Rep. Jeff Farrington, who held the 30th District seat for six years.

A map of the 30th District is available here.

Rep. Farrington raises money through a candidate committee, Committee to Elect Diana Farrington. She is also listed as the treasurer of the Farrington Leadership Fund.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Rep. Farrington And Connected Committees From 2016 Through Today

1. House Republican Campaign Committee, $221,313

2. Chatfield Majority Funds, Lee Chatfield, $20,000

3. Michigan Bankers Association, MI BANK PAC, $14,500

4. DeVos family, Amway, $13,000

5. Michigan Credit Union League, $11,000

6. Michigan Values Leadership Fund, Tom Leonard, $11,000

7. Vision for Victory, Kevin Cotter, $10,000

8. Community Bankers PAC, $9,000

9. VerHeulen Leadership Fund, Rob VerHeulen, $7,500

10. Blue Cross Blue Shield, $6,500


DETAILED LISTS:

Top donors to Committee to Elect Diana Farrington for 2019-2020:

1. Michigan Bankers Association, MI BANK, $2,250
2. Community Bankers PAC, $1,500
3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,250
4. Michigan Credit Union League, $1,000
5. Asad Malik, Amerilodge Group, $1,000
6. Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists, $1,000
7. Huntington National Bank, $500
8. Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, $500
9. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $500
10. American Council of Engineering Companies, ACEC, $500

Top donors to the Farrington Leadership Fund for 2019-2020:

1. Michigan Bankers Association PAC, $2,000
2. Michigan Credit Union League, $1,000
3. Comerica Inc. PAC, $500
4. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $500
5. Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists, $500
6. Michigan Association of Health Plans, MAHP PAC, $250
7. Henry Ford Health System PAC, $250
8. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $250
9. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $250
10. Muchmore Harrington Smalley Associates, $250

Top donors to Committee to Elect Diana Farrington for 2017-2018:

1. Chatfield Majority Fund, Lee Chatfield, $10,000
2. Chatfield Majority Fund II, Lee Chatfield, $10,000
3. Michigan Credit Union League, $9,000
4. Michigan Bankers Association, MI BANK PAC, $9,000
5. Community Bankers PAC, $6,500
6. DeVos family, Amway, $5,000
7. Haworth family, Haworth, Inc. $4,000
8. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $3,750
9. Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists, $3,000
10. DTE Energy, $2,750
11. Realtors PAC of Michigan, $2,250

Top donors to the Farrington Leadership Fund for 2017-2018:

1. Flagstar Bank PAC, $2,500
2. MIBankPAC, Michigan Bankers Association, $1,250
3. Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists, $1,250
4. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, $1,000
5. Community Bankers PAC, $1,000
6. Dental PAC of Michigan, $750
7. Delta PAC, $750
8. Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, $500
9. Michigan Chamber of Commerce, $500
10. ITC Holdings Corp. PAC, $250
11. Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association, MITA, $250
12. Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, $250
13. Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates, $250
14. Clark Hill PAC, $250
15. Midwest Strategy Group PAC, $250
16. Michigan Community College Association, $250

Top donors to Committee to Elect Diana Farrington for 2016:

1. House Republican Campaign Committee, $221,313
2. Vision for Victory, Kevin Cotter, $10,000
3. Farrington Leadership Fund, Jeff Farrington, $10,000
4. Michigan Values Leadership Fund, Tom Leonard, $10,000
5. DeVos family, $8,000
6. VerHeulen Leadership Fund, Rob VerHeulen, $7,500
7. Michigan Farm Bureau, $5,000
8. Greater Rochester Leadership Fund, Mike Webber, $4,500
9. Macomb County Republican Party, $4,500
10. Business Leaders for Michigan, $3,500
11. Michigan Chamber PAC, $3,000

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.

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