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Gretchen Whitmer
Governor of Michigan
$31,861,191Total Contributions
$33,164,958Total Expenditures
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Top Contributors
Total Contributions
$250,000.00 Jay Pritzker INDIVIDUAL
$250,000.00 Mark Bernstein INDIVIDUAL
$250,000.00 Patricia Stryker INDIVIDUAL
$250,000.00 Ronda Stryker INDIVIDUAL
$250,000.00 Stacy Schusterman INDIVIDUAL
$100,000.00 Heidi and Christopher Stolte INDIVIDUAL
$100,000.00 James Offield INDIVIDUAL
$100,000.00 Karla T Jurvetson INDIVIDUAL
$100,000.00 Richard Whitmer INDIVIDUAL
$100,000.00 Sharif Hussein INDIVIDUAL
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Top Payees
Total Expenditures
$18,093,087.97 Gmmb Inc ENTITY
$3,689,558.32 Run the World Digital ENTITY
$3,658,365.61 Democratic State Central Committee ENTITY
$2,887,224.07 Paychex Inc ENTITY
$941,051.55 Impact Research ENTITY
$312,444.08 Clark Hill Political Action Comm ENTITY
$297,547.34 Capital Strategies Group ENTITY
$256,096.24 Act Blue ENTITY
$250,000.00 Mark Bernstein INDIVIDUAL
$243,266.25 Change Media Group ENTITY
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Top Loans

There is no loan data available.

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Top Personal Contributions

From reports filed by the recipients of these funds, it appears these transactions originated from personal rather than campaign accounts.

Total Contributions
$1,710.00 Gretchen Whitmer Gretchen Whitmer for Governor
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