campaign finance

"Washington — Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio experienced a fundraising surge among Michigan donors in the last quarter of 2015, bringing in 11 times more in campaign cash from the Great Lakes State than he raised in the prior three-month period." (Detroit News)

"LANSING, MI -- House Republicans have a cash advantage going into an election year, filings with the Secretary of State show." (MLive)

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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder has signed a controversial elections bill, but has called for a fix to clear up some confusion in the new law. 

Michigan Campaign Finance Network

The spending on political campaigns in Michigan last year was more likely to come outside groups than the campaigns of individual candidates. 

"WASHINGTON — Campaign and judicial watchdog groups released a report Thursday saying Michigan ranked highest in the nation in 2014 for election spending on its Supreme Court races." (Detroit Free Press)