Brian Ellis

Analysis finds ads on both sides over reach in criticizing opponent

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Congressman Justin Amash faces a primary challenge this summer. The Republican incumbent is seeking another two year term representing Battle Creek and Grand Rapids in the U.S. House. His Republican opponent, businessman Brian Ellis of East Grand Rapids, says the congressman is out of step with his district. 

Polls have shown the incumbent Congressman with a large lead over his Republican primary opponent

Amash's GOP challenger, businessman Brian Ellis, trails significantly in recent polls.

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Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow says it's typical for politicians to spy on each other. But he's never seen one side as clumsy at it as the Republicans have been this year.