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Daniel J Benishek
United States House of Representatives (Congress)
Political Campaign Contributions
Campaign Finance Information
'12 Election Cycle


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Candidate NameDaniel J Benishek
Contributions Received
(click on $ amounts for details)
$2,193,618 Total Money Receipts
$803,529 From Individuals
(Amounts over $200)
$1,085,537 From Political Action Committees
$0 From Indian Tribes
$3,000Self-Funded
Office Running ForUnited States House of Representatives (Congress)
StateMichigan (MI)
PartyRepublican
Election Year'12
District01
Campaign AddressPO BOX 108
GLADSTONE, MI  498370108
Candidate Committee Benishek For Congress, Inc.

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Campaign Contribution Totals/Summary as of 11/26/2012
Category$ Dollar Amount
Cash on Hand$87,725
Total Money Receipts$2,193,618
Total Individual Contributions$1,029,974
Total Disbursements$2,139,586
Loans From Candidate$3,000
Other Loans$0
Candidate Loan Repayments$43,000
Debts Owed By$128,000
Refunds to Individuals$2,800
Refunds to Committees$200
Contributions from Other Political Committees$1,089,747
Contributions from Party Committees$28,015

Contributions From Individuals by State (contribution amounts of $200 or more)

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StateContribution
Count
Contribution
$ Amount
Percent
of Total
Michigan 783$586,98773.05%
Florida 29$29,5003.67%
California 23$25,1503.13%
Texas 31$21,6502.69%
Virginia 32$18,9002.35%
Wisconsin 30$17,7502.21%
Illinois 12$12,5001.56%
Ohio 10$9,0001.12%
Alabama 5$8,4001.05%
District Of Columbia 14$8,0001.00%
Connecticut 3$6,5000.81%
Oklahoma 4$6,0000.75%
Arizona 8$5,7500.72%
Georgia 9$5,0510.63%
Oregon 2$5,0000.62%
Wyoming 3$4,4000.55%
Maryland 6$4,2500.53%
Washington 5$4,2500.53%
Colorado 4$4,0000.50%
Minnesota 3$3,9760.49%
Pennsylvania 3$2,2500.28%
New York 4$2,0000.25%
Tennessee 5$1,7500.22%
Kentucky 6$1,6500.21%
Mississippi 1$1,4000.17%
Missouri 2$1,3000.16%
Massachusetts 2$1,2500.16%
Nebraska 1$1,0000.12%
North Carolina 2$7500.09%
Montana 1$5000.06%
Nevada 1$5000.06%
Kansas 2$4500.06%
Arkansas 1$4150.05%
Louisiana 1$3000.04%
Indiana 1$2500.03%
New Mexico 1$2500.03%
South Carolina 1$2500.03%
South Dakota 1$2500.03%

Contributions From Poltical Action Committees
Committee Interest Group TypeContribution
Count
Contribution
$ Amount
Percent
of Total
Corporation204$308,634 28.43%
Labor4$3,500 0.32%
Non-Connected91$175,371 16.16%
Trade/Memership/Health113$199,184 18.35%
Cooperative3$4,500 0.41%
Corp.w/o Capital Stock10$14,000 1.29%
Other205$380,348 35.04%
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Contributions From Indian Tribes
Indian Tribe/
Location
Contribution
$ Amount
Primary/
General
Date
None Yet Reported/Available

Top 150 Donors/Individual Financial Contributors (contribution amounts of $200 or more)

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Name/
Location
Employer/
Occupation
Contribution
$ Amount
Primary/
General
Date
GRUSS, MARTIN D.
WEST PALM BEACH, FL
33401
Gruss & Co./Private Investor$7,200 P10/12/2012
GRANGER, GARY
BYRON CENTER, MI
49315
Granger Group/President/Ceo$6,000 P11/07/2012
JULIS, JOLEEN
BEVERLY HILLS, CA
90210
Homemaker/Homemaker$5,000 P10/17/2012
BRIGHT, JEFFREY J.
PORTAGE, MI
49024
Bright Financial Advisors/Financial Planner$5,000 P10/22/2012
VANKUIKEN, NORMA J.
ADA, MI
49301
Retired/Retired$4,000 P10/30/2012
FLETCHER, STEPHEN H
ALPENA, MI
49707
Alpena Power/Business$2,500 P03/31/2011
MATCH-E-BE-NASH-SHE-WISH BAND OF POTTAWATOMI INDIANS
DORR, MI
49323
$2,500 P05/27/2011
SAGINAW CHIPPEWA INDIANA TRIBE
MT. PLEASANT, MI
48858
$2,500 P05/27/2011
MASHANTUCKET PEQUOT TRIBAL NATION
MASHANTUCKET, CT
06338
$2,500 P06/02/2011
GILA RIVER INDIAN COMMUNITY
SACATON, AZ
85147
$2,500 P06/03/2011
PECHANGA BANK OF LUISENO INDIANS
TEMECULA, CA
92593
$2,500 P06/23/2011
YOCHA DEHE WINTUN NATION
BROOKS, CA
95606
$2,500 P06/30/2011
SHAKOPEE MDEWAKANTON SIOUX COMMUNITY
PRIOR LAKE, MN
55372
$2,500 P07/07/2011
BAY MILLS INDIAN COMMUNITY
BRIMLEY, MI
49715
$2,500 P08/05/2011
MALIK, MICHAEL J
DETROIT, MI
48201
Self Employed/Developer$2,500 G08/19/2011
ILITCH, MARIAN
DETROIT, MI
48201
Ilitch Holdings, Inc./Vice Chairwoman$2,500 P09/28/2011
MOROUN, LINDSAY S.
GROSSE POINTE FARM, MI
48236
Homemaker/Homemaker$2,500 P09/30/2011
MOROUN, M.J.
GROSSE POINTE SHOR, MI
48236
Centra, Inc./Ceo$2,500 P09/30/2011
MOROUN, MATTHEW T.
GROSSE POINTE FARM, MI
48236
Centra, Inc./Vice Chairman$2,500 P09/30/2011
MOROUN, NORA
GROSSE POINTE SHOR, MI
48236
Homemaker/Homemaker$2,500 P09/30/2011
FRITZ, ERIC R.
ROMULUS, MI
48174
Fritz Enterprise/Ceo$2,500 G11/16/2011
ATANASOFF, STANLEY
IRON RIVER, MI
49935
Krist Oil Co./Ceo$2,500 P11/22/2011
PATTON, TIMOTHY J.
ANN ARBOR, MI
48104
Patton Holdings/Ceo Health Care$2,500 P12/07/2011
PATTON, TIMOTHY J.
ANN ARBOR, MI
48104
Patton Holdings/Ceo Health Care$2,500 G12/07/2011
GAHM, DAVID
GAYLORD, MI
49735
Amerifirst Financial Corp./Mortgage Banker$2,500 P12/12/2011
POKAGON BAND OF POTAWATOMI INDIANS
DOWAGIAC, MI
49047
$2,500 P12/22/2011
SAN MANUEL BAND OF MISSION INDIANS
HIGHLAND, CA
92346
$2,500 P12/22/2011
KENT, PATRICIA L.
WINNETKA, IL
60093
Self Employed/Homemaker$2,500 P12/28/2011
KENT, RICHARD A.
WINNETKA, IL
60093
Kentco Capital Corp./Chairman/Ceo$2,500 P12/28/2011
MOROUN, LINDSAY S.
GROSSE POINTE FARM, MI
48236
Homemaker/Homemaker$2,500 G12/29/2011
MOROUN, M.J.
GROSSE POINTE SHOR, MI
48236
Centra, Inc./Ceo$2,500 G12/29/2011
MOROUN, MATTHEW T.
GROSSE POINTE FARM, MI
48236
Centra, Inc./Vice Chairman$2,500 G12/29/2011
MOROUN, NORA
GROSSE POINTE SHOR, MI
48236
Homemaker/Homemaker$2,500 G12/29/2011
ATANASOFF, KRIST
IRON RIVER, MI
49935
Krist Oil Company/Owner$2,500 P01/09/2012
LEGALLEY, THOMAS D.
MARQUETTE, MI
49855
Self-Employed/Doctor$2,500 P01/09/2012
KEISWETTER, PAUL C.
PETOSKEY, MI
49770
Petoskey Plastics/President & Ceo$2,500 G02/02/2012
ANGELI, ELIZABETH
IRON RIVER, MI
49935
Angeli Foods Co./Grocer$2,500 G02/09/2012
ANGELI, ELIZABETH
IRON RIVER, MI
49935
Angeli Foods Co./Grocer$2,500 P02/09/2012
SYCUAN BAND OF THE KUMEYAAY NATION
EL CAJON, CA
92019
$2,500 P02/10/2012
KAHN, ROGER MD
SAGINAW, MI
48603
State Of Michigan/Physician/ Mi State Senator$2,500 P03/08/2012
MOROUN, A.A.
GROSSE POINTE SHOR, MI
48236
Central Transport Intern./Vp Of Human Resources$2,500 P03/14/2012
MOROUN, A.A.
GROSSE POINTE SHOR, MI
48236
Central Transport Intern./Vp Of Human Resources$2,500 G03/14/2012
HAWKE-SAIGH, KELLY
CRYSTAL FALLS, MI
49920
Advanced Smile Design Inc./Office Manager$2,500 P03/22/2012
LAMPERT, SCOTT
GAYLORD, MI
49735
Paxton Resources, Llc/Partner$2,500 P03/30/2012
MALL, TODD R.
BELDING, MI
48809
Trendwell Energy Corporation/President$2,500 P03/30/2012
MYLER, JOEL R.
TRAVERSE CITY, MI
49684
Chartwell Properties/Executive$2,500 P03/30/2012
MYLER, WILLIAM C. JR.
MOUNT PLEASANT, MI
48858
Muskegon Developement/President$2,500 P03/30/2012
PANGBORN, THOMAS C.
TRAVERSE CITY, MI
49686
Savoy Exploration/President & Ceo$2,500 P03/30/2012
BAY MILLS INDIAN COMMUNITY
BRIMLEY, MI
49715
$2,500 G05/11/2012
JACKSON, JIMMY
ARLINGTON, VA
22209
Jj Jackson Consulting/Consultant$2,500 P05/16/2012
FORNETTI, JOHN T. DDS
IRON MOUNTAIN, MI
49801
Self/Dentist$2,500 P05/21/2012
FORNETTI, JOHN T. DDS
IRON MOUNTAIN, MI
49801
Self/Dentist$2,500 G05/21/2012
LYNAS, ROBERT
GRAND HAVEN, MI
49417
Rami, Inc./President$2,500 P05/21/2012
LYNAS, ROBERT
GRAND HAVEN, MI
49417
Rami, Inc./President$2,500 G05/21/2012
ATANASOFF, KRIST
IRON RIVER, MI
49935
Krist Oil Company/Owner$2,500 G06/18/2012
FRUTIG, EDWARD A.
ANN ARBOR, MI
48103
Arvin Meritor/Vice President$2,500 P06/26/2012
PATTON, SHEILA
ANN ARBOR, MI
48104
Homemaker/Homemaker$2,500 P06/26/2012
ANGELI, ALFRED
IRON RIVER, MI
49935
Angeli Foods/Self Employed$2,500 P06/30/2012
SAGINAW CHIPPEWA INDIANA TRIBE
MT PLEASANT, MI
48858
$2,500 G06/30/2012
YOCHA DEHE WINTUN NATION
BROOKS, CA
95606
$2,500 G06/30/2012
YOCHA DEHE WINTUN NATION
BROOKS, CA
95606
$2,500 G06/30/2012
WEISER, EILEEN
ANN ARBOR, MI
48105
Homemaker/Homemaker$2,500 P07/17/2012
WEISER, RONALD
ANN ARBOR, MI
48105
Mckinley Associates Inc./Chairman$2,500 P07/17/2012
BAUGH, ELLEN EL
SYLVANIA, OH
43560
Homemaker/Homemaker$2,500 P07/18/2012
LIGGETT, ROBERT MR.
GROSSE POINTE SHOR, MI
48236
Liggett Holdings/Pres And Ceo$2,500 P07/20/2012
JAROSZ, MICHAEL J. MR.
NORTHVILLE, MI
48168
Jordan Reses/Exec. Vp And Cfo$2,500 P07/27/2012
HOLMAN, SCOTT L
FREELAND, MI
48623
Bay Cast Companies/Retired$2,500 G08/08/2012
HARKINS, JOHN
MOUNT PLEASANT, MI
48858
John Harkins Properties/Self-Employed$2,500 G08/20/2012
VAN ANDEL, STEVE MR.
ADA, MI
49355
Amway Corporation/Executive$2,500 G09/14/2012
MYLER, JOEL R.
TRAVERSE CITY, MI
49684
Chartwell Properties/Executive$2,500 G09/17/2012
KENT, PATRICIA L. MRS.
WINNETKA, IL
60093
Self Employed/Homemaker$2,500 G09/24/2012
KENT, RICHARD A. MR.
WINNETKA, IL
60093
Kentco Capital Corp./Chairman/Ceo$2,500 G09/24/2012
DEVOS JR, RICHARD
GRAND RAPIDS, MI
49503
Executive/Rdv Corporation$2,500 G09/30/2012
DEVOS, DANIEL
GRAND RAPIDS, MI
49503
Alticor Corp/Director$2,500 G09/30/2012
DEVOS, DOUGLAS
GRAND RAPIDS, MI
49503
Alticor Corp/President$2,500 G09/30/2012
DEVOS, ELISABETH
GRAND RAPIDS, MI
49503
Windquest Group/Executive$2,500 G09/30/2012
DEVOS, HELEN J
GRAND RAPIDS, MI
49503
Self/Homemaker$2,500 G09/30/2012
DEVOS, MARIA
GRAND RAPIDS, MI
49503
Homemaker/Homemaker$2,500 G09/30/2012
DEVOS, PAMELLA
GRAND RAPIDS, MI
49503
Homemaker/Homemaker$2,500 G09/30/2012
DEVOS, RICHARD M. MR.
LANTANA, FL
33462
Amway/Co-Founder/Executive$2,500 G09/30/2012
VANDERWEIDE, SUZANNE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI
49503
Self/Homemaker$2,500 G09/30/2012
ROCHE, GEORGE A
BALTIMORE, MD
21212
None/Retired$2,500 G10/01/2012
DIEBOLT, LINDA MRS.
NORTHVILLE, MI
48168
N/A/Homemaker$2,500 G10/09/2012
GEORGE, JACQUELINE
DALLAS, TX
75205
None/Retired$2,500 G10/15/2012
GEORGE, MICHAEL
DALLAS, TX
75205
None/Retired$2,500 G10/15/2012
PARR, RICHARD A. II
ANN ARBOR, MI
48103
Hcr Manorcare, Inc./Vp-General Counsel$2,500 G10/15/2012
LEGALLEY, THOMAS D. DR.
MARQUETTE, MI
49855
Self/Physician$2,500 G10/16/2012
JACOB, JOEL
WEST BLOOMFIELD, MI
48325
The Bottle Crew/President$2,500 G10/19/2012
KENNEDY, JOHN
SANTA CLARA, CA
95050
Self Employed/Cpa$2,500 G10/19/2012
BURCHFIELD, JOHN
NORTHPORT, AL
35475
Nhs Management Llc/Long-Term Healthcare$2,500 G10/22/2012
KNIGHT, PENNY
HILLSBORO, OR
97123
Self/Homemaker$2,500 G10/22/2012
KNIGHT, PHILIP H
BEAVERTON, OR
97005
Nike/Ceo$2,500 G10/22/2012
ELMORE, DEBBIE
NORTHPORT, AL
35473
Nhs Management Llc/Vp Human Resources$2,500 G10/23/2012
YAKES, WAYNE F. DR. M.D.
ENGLEWOOD, CO
80113
Self Employed/Physician$2,500 G10/23/2012
OLDENBURG, WAYNE
GLENDALE, WI
53209
Oldenburg Group/Ceo$2,500 G10/24/2012
ANDERSON, STEPHEN
REED CITY, MI
49677
A Forever Recovery/Cfo$2,500 G10/25/2012
MILLER, CATALINA
PALM BEACH, FL
33480
Homemaker/Homemaker$2,500 G10/26/2012
MILLER, THOMAS A
PALM BEACH, FL
33480
Retired/Retired$2,500 G10/26/2012
THE CHICKASAW NATION
ADA, OK
74820
$2,500 G10/26/2012
FLETCHER, STEPHEN H.
ALPENA, MI
49707
Alpena Power/Chairman$2,400 G05/21/2012
LADNEY, MARGUERITE
GROSSE POINTE, MI
48236
N/A/Retired$2,400 G08/08/2012
GAHM, DAVID N
GAYLORD, MI
49735
Amerifirst Financial Corporation/Mortgage Banker$2,400 G10/08/2012
KEISWETTER, PAUL C.
PETOSKEY, MI
49770
Petoskey Plastics/President & Ceo$2,250 P02/02/2012
HOLMAN, SCOTT
FREELAND, MI
48623
Retired/Retired$2,000 P03/31/2011
MASHANTUCKET PEQUOT TRIBAL NATION
MASHANTUCKET, CT
06338
$2,000 P09/28/2011
POARCH CREEK INDIANS
ATMORE, AL
36502
$2,000 P09/28/2011
HARTSAW, SARA L.
GILLETTE, WY
82718
Self-Employed/Physician$2,000 P11/22/2011
HOLMAN, MARTINE
FREELAND, MI
48623
Homemaker/Homemaker$2,000 P12/13/2011
LOEWEN, JOHN
NIAGARA, WI
54151
Self Employed/Doctor$2,000 P12/17/2011
ARNOLD, ROY
IRON MOUNTAIN, MI
49801
Imeco Inc./President & Ceo$2,000 P03/06/2012
DIEBOLT, LINDA
NORTHVILLE, MI
48168
Homemaker/Homemaker$2,000 P03/08/2012
LONG, ROBERT J.
MT PLEASANT, MI
48858
Summit Petroleum Corporation/Owner$2,000 P03/30/2012
PROUINS, T.D.
TRAVERSE CITY, MI
49686
Noram Energy, Llc/Partner$2,000 P03/30/2012
SAULT STE. MARIE TRIBE OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS
SAULT SAINTE MARIE, MI
49783
$2,000 P04/23/2012
BROWNELL, STEPHEN C.
DETROIT, MI
48207
The Kirlin Company/Vp Engineering$2,000 P06/29/2012
ZIEMBA, DENNIS W.
KINGSFORD, MI
49802
Bellin Health/Physician$2,000 G06/29/2012
FLETCHER, STEPHEN
ALPENA, MI
49707
Aspirus/Self Employed/Physician$2,000 P07/30/2012
BOEVE, ROBERT
TRAVERSE CITY, MI
49696
Jordan Exploration/Owner$2,000 G08/06/2012
ARNOLD, ROY
IRON MOUNTAIN, MI
49801
Imeco Inc./President & Ceo$2,000 G09/26/2012
MYLOD, MONICA
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL
32082
N/A/Homemaker$2,000 G09/29/2012
ROSS, SYDNEY L.
HIGHLAND PARK, MI
48203
Great Lake Wine & Spirit/Owner$2,000 G09/29/2012
SCHWEITZER, EDMUND O III
PULLMAN, WA
99163
Schweitzer Engineering/Owner$2,000 G09/30/2012
DEVOE, DAVID
WASHINGTON, DC
20001
News Corporation/Cfo$2,000 G10/16/2012
NALLEN, JOHN P
WESTPORT, CT
06880
Newscorp/Finance$2,000 G10/16/2012
BOEVE, SALLY E. MRS.
TRAVERSE CITY, MI
49696
Homemaker/Homemaker$2,000 G10/22/2012
MOROUN, MANUEL J.
WARREN, MI
48089
Centra, Inc./Ceo$2,000 P10/22/2012
VANKUIKEN, NORMA J.
ADA, MI
49301
Retired/Retired$2,000 P10/22/2012
ANDERSON, RICHARD H
ATLANTA, GA
30305
Delta Airlines Inc/Executive$2,000 G10/23/2012
PEARSON, DEBRA
SALINE, MI
48176
Homemaker/Homemaker$2,000 P10/23/2012
PEARSON, JOHN E.
SALINE, MI
48176
Ervin Industries/Ceo & President$2,000 P10/23/2012
DUPRAS, STEPHEN W.
MARQUETTE, MI
49855
Retired/Retired$2,000 G10/24/2012
FUSSNER, CHRISTOPHER J.
JACKSON HOLE, WY
83001
Trans Technology/Owner$2,000 G11/01/2012
WORKMAN, JOHN
NORTON SHORES, MI
49441
Eagle Alloy/Co-Owner$2,000 P11/01/2012
GLANCY, RUTH R.
GROSSE POINTE FARM, MI
48236
Self/Investment Management$2,000 P11/26/2012
KIRCHER, STEPHEN
WALLOON LAKE, MI
49796
Boyne Usa/President/Eastern Operations$1,820 P12/24/2011
MALIK, MICHAEL J
DETROIT, MI
48201
Self Employed/Developer$1,500 P08/19/2011
ILITCH, MARIAN
DETROIT, MI
48201
Ilitch Holdings, Inc./Vice Chairwoman$1,500 G09/28/2011
FABIANO, JAMES C
HARBOR SPRINGS, MI
49740
Fabiano Bros, Inc./Ceo$1,500 P09/30/2011
LANCASTER, ALICE H.
LOUISVILLE, KY
40222
Homemaker/Homemaker$1,500 P11/12/2011
FRITZ, ERIC R.
ROMULUS, MI
48174
Fritz Enterprise/Ceo$1,500 P11/16/2011
ZIEMBA, DENNIS W.
KINGSFORD, MI
49802
Bellin Health/Physician$1,500 P12/13/2011
BOEVE, ROBERT
TRAVERSE CITY, MI
49696
Jordan Exploration/Owner$1,500 P03/15/2012
LAGINA, MARTIN G.
TRAVERSE CITY, MI
49686
Chartwell Properties/President$1,500 P03/30/2012
MILLER, KELLY E.
TRAVERSE CITY, MI
49685
Eagle Investments/Oil & Gas Exploration$1,500 P03/30/2012
RANTA, PETER M.D.
SAULT SAINTE MARIE, MI
49783
Great Lakes Allergy & Asthma/Physician$1,500 P03/30/2012
ATANASOFF, CECELIA
IRON RIVER, MI
49935
Homemaker/Homemaker$1,500 P04/30/2012
LAGINA, MARTIN G.
TRAVERSE CITY, MI
49686
Chartwell Properties/President$1,500 G08/06/2012
MILLER, KELLY E.
TRAVERSE CITY, MI
49685
Eagle Investments/Oil & Gas Exploration$1,500 G08/06/2012
ATANASOFF, CECELIA MRS.
IRON RIVER, MI
49935
Homemaker/Homemaker$1,500 G09/20/2012
BASS, PERRY R. II
FORT WORTH, TX
76102
Self/Investor$1,500 G10/15/2012

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