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Andy Shor campaign has $137,139.95 to spend

September 22, 2017

 

As of August 28, Andy Schor has $137,139.95 in his Lansing mayoral campaign account. $90,000 of that was transferred from his state representative account, but on top of that he has raised $169,489.95 since February 22. He has spent $120,349.90. Here are his campaign finance reports:

Pre-primary (2/22/2017-7/23/2017)

Post-primary (7/24/2017-8/28/2017)

Councilwoman Judi Brown Clarke, the other mayoral candidate, has a balance of $1,649.68 as of August 28, which is 1.2% of Andy's $137,139.50. Since October 2016, she's raised a total of $50,456 and spent $48,806.32. Here are her reports:

Pre-primary (10/21/2016-7/23/2017)

Post-primary (7/24/2017-8/28/2017)

Andy's pre-primary report shows that $53,862.42 of the contributions were made at fund raisers:

 

Date

# Attendees

  Type of Event

Location

Contributions

Cost

Net

3/28/2017

173

Kick Off Event

420 E. Michigan

20,847.42

750.00

20,097.42

3/30/2017

 

Dinner and Meet and

735 Hazel Street

3,100.00

589.00

2,511.00

5/4/2017

 

Support Andy leaving

110 W. Michigan Ave, Ste 120

3,695.00

0

3,695.00

5/31/2017

15

Event on the Island

7221 Main St, Mackinac Island

10,600.00

1,935.15

8,664.85

6/6/2017`

6

Meet and Greet

1500 Kendale Blvd, E. Lansing

3,500.00

0

3,500.00

6/7/2017

8

Meet and Greet

212 E. Grand River Ave

2,950.00

0

2,950.00

6/8/2017

40

Happy Hour for Andy

301 N. Sycamore St

1,820.00

565.42

1,254.58

6/25/2017

 

Brunch with the Melo

1408 Wellington Rd

875.00

0

875.00

7/20/2017

25

Muslim Community Sup

2111 Merritt Rd #101, E. Lansing

2,675.00

0

2,675.00

7/23/2017

15

Gary Peters for Andy

28619 Oakcrest Ct, Farmington Hills

3,800.00

0

3,800.00

 

 

 

 

53,862.42

3,839.37

50.022.85

 

For a city the size of Lansing, the limits on contributions to candidates are $2,000 from individuals and $20,000 from political action committees (PACs). Contributions from corporations and unions are illegal, but they can form PACs to collect contributions and then make contributions to candidate committees. Here are the PAC contributions to Andy's campaign:

Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 333 PAC

7/21/2017

20,000

UAW Michigan V-PAC

8/16/2017

9,500

Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters PAC

7/1/2017

6,000

IBEW PAC

4/11/2017

5,000

Lansing Regional Chamber PAC

7/1/2017

5,000

Michigan Laborers' Political League

8/16/2017

5,000

Clark Hill PAC

6/7/2017

1,500

Kheder Davis & Associates PAC

5/23/2017

1,500

Realtors Political Action Committee

4/18/2017

1,250

Operating Engineers Local 324 PAC

7/1/2017

1,000

United Food and Commercial Workers

7/21/2017

1,000

Ford Motor Company Civic Action Fund

5/4/2017

500

Karoub & Associates PAC

3/28/2017

500

Miller Canfield PAC

3/28/2017

500

Great Lakes Community Investment PAC

6/7/2017

500

CMS Energy Employees for a Better Government

3/10/2017

250

Delta PAC

4/11/2017

250

Auto Dealers of Michigan PAC

3/28/2017

250

The Christman Company has a PAC called the Christman Enterprises Inc PAC. Its treasurer is Matthew Chappelle. The only expenditure it has reported for 2017 is a $1,000 contribution to Virg Bernero for Lansing on February 13. However, on July 19, nine Christman employees contributed a total of $6,500 to the Andy Schor campaign:

Employee City Occupation Amount
Chappelle, Matthew Brighton SVP, CFO 1,000
Holmstrom, John Holt Construction Executive 1,000
Roznowski, Steven Williamston President 1,000
Smith, Jay Okemos Senior Vice President 1,000
Bango, Anthony Ann Arbor VP, Project Planning 500
Baumer, Amy Grand Ledge VP Marketing 500
O'Toole, John West Bloomfield VP, Healthcare Services 500
Pecchio, Anthony Howell Vice President 500
Peters, Douglas Williamston President 500

Other contributions over $1000:

 

Contributor City Occupation Employer Date Amount
Schor, Erin Lansing Legislative Director MI Community College Assoc 3/13/2017 *5,000
Bhatti, Farhan Lansing CEO/Physician Care Free Medical 7/20/2017 2,000
Hoisington, Tom Lansing Partner Public Affairs Associates 4/18/2017 2,000
Dua, Sam Lansing Real Estate Investor S & S Asset Management, Inc 8/18/2017 2,000
Shaheen, Ralph Mason Auto Sales/Service Shaheen Automotive 3/17/2017 2,000
All Pointe Renovations LLC Detroit     7/10/2017 2,000
Shaheen, Denise Mason Homemaker   3/28/2017 2,000
Hepler, Harry Lansing Partner Summit Street Development 6/8/2017 1,800
Mittleman, David East Lansing Trial Lawyer Grewal Law 8/24/2017 1,500
Szirtes, Joel Birmingham, MI COO HealthCall 7/23/2017 1,500
Ross, Ken Lansing President/COO Michigan Credit Union League 6/8/2017 1,450
Forsberg, Brent Okemos President TA Forsberg 3/30/2017 1,189
Jeffries, Brian East Lansing Attorney ASMSU 7/1/2017 1,000
Clark, Charles Eagle CEO Clark Construction 8/8/2017 1,000
Dean, Kellie Lansing CEO Dean Transportation 8/24/2017 1,000
Bass, Lawrence East Lansing President Friedland Industries Inc 3/28/2017 1,000
Lichtman, Jason New York Attorney Leiff Cabraser Heimann & Berns 2/22/2017 1,000
McAlvey, Jeff Lansing Owner McAlvey Merchant & Associates 8/18/2017 1,000
Schafer, Steven Farmington Hills President Schafer Development 7/23/2017 1,000
Lancaster, Jim DeWitt Attorney Self 4/11/2017 1,000
Whitson, Brian Dearborn Superintendant State of Michigan 4/18/2017 1,000
Bernstein, Mark J Ann Arbor Attorney The Bernstein Law Offices 7/23/2017 1,000
Carey, Suzanne Mt. Pleasant Retired   3/13/2017 1,000
Schor, Irwin Lake Worth, FL Retired   7/1/2017 1,000

*Erin Schor is Andy's wife. There are no limits on the amount a candidate or immediate family member can contribute.

 

Will Andy continue to raise funds? Or will he decide his August 28 balance of $137,139.95 enough? We won't know until October 27, when the next reports are due.

 

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