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.

80th House District, Rep. Mary Whiteford

80TH HOUST DISTRICT (A portion of Allegan County)

Current representative: The current representative for the 80th House District is Rep. Mary Whiteford (R-Casco Twp.). The district includes the cities of Allegan, Fennville, part of Holland, Otsego, Plainwell, Saugatuck, and part of South Haven, according to the House Republicans. Whiteford ran for the House in 2014 but was first elected in a March 2016 election.

She is a member of the Natural Resources Committee, the Agriculture Committee, and the Military and Veterans Affairs Committee.

A map of the 80th District is available here.

Rep. Whiteford raises money through a candidate committee, Committee to Elect Mary Whiteford, and a leadership PAC, the Whiteford Leadership Fund, which formed in May 2017.

TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Rep. Whiteford And Connected Committees From 2013 Until The Present

1. Mary Whiteford, $79,499

2. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $9,300

3. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $7,500

4. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $5,750

5. Michigan Farm Bureau, AGRI PAC, $5,250

6. School Administrators PAC, $3,500

7. Auto Dealers of Michigan, $2,500

8. Kojaian family, Kojaian Management, $2,000

9. Haworth family, Haworth Inc., $2,000

10. Southwest Michigan First, $2,000


DETAILED LISTS

Top donors to Whiteford Leadership Fund for 2017-2018:

1. Michigan Association of Health Plans, MAHP PAC, $1,000
2. Blue Cross Blue Shield PAC, $500
3. Peter Secchia, retired, $500

Top donors to Committee to Elect Mary Whiteford for 2017-2018:

1. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC, $2,000
2. Michigan Petroleum Jobbers PAC, $1,750
3. CMS Energy Employees for Better Government PAC, $1,500
4. Michigan Association of Health Plans, MAHP PAC, $1,250
5. Michigan Telecommunications Association PAC, $1,000
6. Michigan Chamber PAC, $1,000
7. Delta PAC, $1,000
8. Marathon Petroleum Employees PAC, $1,000
9. Michigan Oil & Gas Association PAC, $1,000
10. Community Mental Health PAC, $1,000

Top donors to Committee to Elect Mary Whiteford for 2015-2016:

1. Mary Whiteford, $11,798
2. Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association PAC, $9,300
3. Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC, $6,500
4. Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Health PAC, $5,250
5. Michigan Farm Bureau, AGRI PAC, $5,000
6. School Administrators PAC, $2,000
7. Kojaian family, Kojaian Management, $2,000
8. Haworth family, Haworth Inc., $2,000
9. Michigan Association of Realtors, Realtors PAC, $1,850
10. Southwest Michigan First, $1,500
11. DTE Energy PAC, $1,500
12. Michigan Values Leadership Fund, $1,000
13. Friends of West Michigan Business PAC, $1,000
14. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,000
15. Michigan Chamber PAC, $1,000
16. Peter Secchia, Sibisco LLC, $1,000
17. Michael Jandernoa, 42 North, $1,000
18. Relentless Positive Action PAC, Gov. Rick Snyder, $1,000
19. VerHeulen Leadership Fund, Rob VerHeulen, $1,000
20. Nancy Fody, Western Michigan Pathology, $1,000

Top donors to Committee to Elect Mary Whiteford for 2013-2014:

1. Mary Whiteford, $67,701
2. School Administrators PAC, $1,500
3. Jessica Cunningham, Youth Development Co., $1,000
4. Elsa Prince, retired, $1,000
5. Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC, $1,000
6. Veniace Cunningham, Kerry Mark Spa, $1,000
7. Posthumus Lyons Leadership Fund, $1,000
8. Theresa Cunningham, Youth Development Co., $1,000
9. Data Getman, Getman Corp., $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.