Outside Money Dominates State Campaigns

Jul 21, 2014

Credit WMUK

Money spent by outside groups is paying for most of the political television advertising seen so far. 

Detroit Free Press analysis finds that the identity of donors is often hidden from the public. Other times, figuring out who is contributing can be very difficult. 

The Michigan Campaign Finance Network has reported that most of the nearly $18-million spent on political campaigns this year, only $4-million has come from candidate campaign committees.