In Michigan politics, state-level candidates and political action committees have received $229.5 million in total donations between Jan. 1, 2021, and Aug. 22, 2022. The 10 largest donors gave more than $29.9 million, or 13 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 campaign finance reports submitted to the Michigan Secretary of State:
|Rank||Donor Name||Total Donations|
|5||Maria and Doug Devos||$1,918,350|
|6||Richard M Devos Sr||$1,852,050|
|8||John Kennedy III||$774,490|
|9||Suzanne Cheryl Devos||$696,050|
The list of Michigan donors in this time period includes more than 1,426 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. Political expenditures that are not controlled by candidates or their campaigns, known as satellite spending, are not included in candidate totals. Federal PACs are not required to report to state agencies.
Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports. Data from additional reports due in between the deadlines below are published along with the reports listed here.
|Report Name||Report Due Date|
|2022 April (PACs)||4/25/2022|
|2022 July (PACs)||7/25/2022|