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Daniel J. Benishek

Party
Republican
Office Held:
US House, MI
Office Sought:
US House, MI
BENISHEK, Dan, a Representative from Michigan; born in Iron River, Iron County, Mich., April 20, 1952; graduated from West Iron County High School, Iron River, Mich., 1970; B.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1970; M.D., Wayne State University Medical School, Detroit, Mich., 1978; physician; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Twelfth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2011-present).

Source: Bioguide

Campaign Finance

$2,177,860 Received
Information

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

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Latest FEC Data

covers through candidate's December 31, 2012 filing. independent expenditures updated daily.
  • Summary

    overview of how much the candidate raised and spent, and who contributed it
    Total Raised:
    $2,177,860 #105 of 721 House candidates
    Total Spent:
    $2,171,930 #98 of 721 House candidates
    Cash on Hand:
    $88,652 #273 of 721 House candidates
  • Contributions Over Time

    reflects only contributions over $200, as smaller contributions are not individually reported. For some candidates a significant portion of their fundraising may not be captured by this chart.
  • Independent Expenditures

    outside groups that spent money supporting or opposing the candidate
    Committee Name Support/Oppose Total Spending
    Democratic Congressional Campaign Cmte
    Oppose
    $707,651
    House Majority PAC
    Oppose
    $511,640
    American Fedn of St/Cnty/Munic Employees
    Oppose
    $310,337
    Service Employees International Union
    Oppose
    $286,016
    National Republican Congressional Cmte
    Support
    $160,158
    American Society of Anesthesiologists
    Support
    $100,000
    Service Employees International Union Pea-Federal
    Oppose
    $52,344
    American College of Radiology
    Support
    $15,000
    Independent Women's Voice
    Support
    $4,859
    National Right To Life Victory Fund
    Support
    $2,710
note: data comes from latest FEC filings and has not been cleaned or standardized. See section below for standardized data.

Donor Information

federal data covers roughly through Q2 2014
state-level data is not available in bulk for 2014. for current state data, browse http://followthemoney.org/
  • Top Industries

    OpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
    88% of the total amount raised came from an identifiable industry.
  • In State vs. Out of State

    contributions from individuals, in dollars
  • Top Contributors

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    Organizations' PAC(s)
    Employee Color Block
    Associated Individuals
    Includes contributions from an organization’s employees, their family members and its political action committee.
  • Recent and upcoming fundraisers

    Full invitations can be viewed at Party Time
    Date Event
    July 15, 2014
    Venue:
    Lunch at Carmine's
    July 15, 2014
    Venue:
    Reception at The Offices of Davis and Harman
View all campaign finance data for Daniel J. Benishek Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time