In Michigan politics, state-level candidates and political action committees have received $89.2 million in total donations between January 1, 2021, and November 22, 2021. The 10 largest donors gave more than $5.7 million, or 6 percent of all contributions.
These are the top 10 individual donors to Michigan state-level candidates and political action committees (PACs) in the 2022 election cycle, according to the most recent campaign finance reports submitted to the Michigan Secretary of State:
Top 10 Michigan Donors (1/1/2021 – 11/22/2021)
|Rank||Donor Name||Total Donations|
|3||Maria and Doug Devos||$397,700|
|6||Mark J Bernstein||$264,300|
|9||Suzanne Cheryl Devos||$228,150|
|10||John Kennedy III||$214,100|
The list of Michigan donors in this time period includes more than 1,048 individuals identified by name in the Michigan Secretary of State’s public records.
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Michigan PACs submitted to the Michigan Secretary of State. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.
|Report Name||Report Due Date|
|2022 April (PACs)||4/25/2022|
|2022 July (PACs)||7/25/2022|
This article is a joint publication from Ballotpedia and Transparency USA, who are working together to provide campaign finance information for state-level elections. Learn more about our work here.