campaign finance

2:17 pm
Sun February 16, 2014

Campaign Finance Records Show Republicans Raising More Money From Fewer Donors

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Most money raised GOP candidates for state House and Senate came from nine members of the DeVos family
When Democrats in the state House of Representatives and Senate began the journey to raise money for the 2014 elections, they cast a wide net to attract the dollars needed for upcoming campaigns. Armed with increased campaign finance contribution limits, the Republicans went to a much smaller pool of donors and raised much more money.
9:16 pm
Sun February 2, 2014

Michigan Republicans leading money race

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GOP has fundraising advantage over Democrats in races for statewide office, as well as state Senate
Lansing Republicans led by Gov. Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette out-raised Democrats in 2013 and enter the 2014 election year with substantially more on hand, campaign finance reports filed Friday with the Michigan Secretary of State show. The disparity has election implications for Democrats hoping to win back control of the House and the governorship.
Campaign finance
12:40 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Totten reports "record-setting" fundraising for Attorney General

Mark Totten
Credit Campaign website

Kalamazoo School Board member Mark Totten says his campaign for Attorney General raised over $170,000 in 2013. 

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6:43 am
Tue January 28, 2014

Snyder raises $5-million for all but announced re-election bid

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Democratic candidate Mark Schauer plans to seek public financing has more than $1-million cash on hand
Lansing Gov. Rick Snyders campaign is reporting it raised more than $5 million in contributions during 2013 and starts the year with $4 million available toward the November election. In a preliminary release of contribution figures Monday, the Rick Snyder for Michigan Campaign said its annual statement will list no personal contributions from Snyder or his wife and no political action committee money, said Snyder political adviser Kyle Robertson.
Money in politics
8:34 am
Wed January 8, 2014

WestSouthwest: Campaign finance in Michigan

State Capitol - file photo
Credit Melissa Benmark / WKAR

WestSouthwest with Rich Robinson

Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation in late December that increases the limits on contributions to political campaigns. 

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