Bill Schuette

Election 2014
7:46 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Republicans Question Totten's Experience

Credit Ben Combee, Austin, Texas/Wikimedia Commons

Republicans are accusing Democratic Attorney General candidate Mark Totten of inflating his resume. 

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7:11 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Schuette to Investigate Prison Contractor in Murder Plot Against Inmate

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Critics have called on Governor Rick Snyder to terminate contract with Aramark after series of problems
LANSING, MI - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on Monday announced that his office will investigate allegations that an Aramark Correctional Services employee conspired to have a prisoner killed in a murder-for-hire plot. Michigan State Police Sault Ste. Marie Post requested a warrant in the case last week, as first reported by the Detroit Free Press.
7:48 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Schuette With Big Money Advantage Over Totten in Attorney General Race

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Large gap in cash on hand between Republican incumbent and Democratic challenger from Kalamazoo
Attorney General Bill Schuette is swamping his opponent Democrat Mark Totten in campaign cash, raising more than $253,000 in the weeks surrounding the political party conventions in August and ending the reporting period with an impressive reelection war chest of $1.9 million for the final weeks of the campaign.
6:19 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Former Governor Milliken Endorses Democrat Totten for Attorney General

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The former Republican governor has also endorsed Democrat Gary Peters for Senate. He's backed Governor Rick Snyder for re-election
Former Gov. William Milliken's endorsement of Democrat Mark Totten for attorney general over fellow Republican and incumbent Bill Schuette marks his second endorsement of a Democrat this year. Lansing - Former Gov. William Milliken is endorsing Democrat Mark Totten for attorney general over fellow Republican and incumbent Bill Schuette.
SW Michigan
10:25 pm
Wed August 13, 2014

Schuette Campaign Has Much More Cash Than Totten's

Attorney General Bill Schuette’s reelection campaign has nearly 13 times more cash at its disposal than Mark Totten’s campaign to unseat Schuette has.

Gongwer News Service reports that Schuette, a Republican, had raised just over $1 million in 2014 by August 7, and its total cash on hand comes close to $2 million. By the same time Totten, a Democrat, had raised a little under $88,000 with a total of about $150,000 on hand.

The Schuette campaign has also spent close to eight times as much as Totten’s.

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