campaign finance

6:44 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Amash Running for Re-election With no Financial Help From Michigan's Republican Representatives

But second-term Congressman has raised more money than his Republican primary challenger
Washington - Not one fellow Michigan congressional Republican has donated money to U.S. Rep. Justin Amash in his competitive GOP primary race against Grand Rapids area businessman Brian Ellis. In fact, two retiring congressmen said they are considering giving cash to the Cascade Township Republicans opponent.
Campaign Finance
8:49 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Report: Fundraising up 44% for Top PACs in Michigan

Michigan capitol - file photo
Credit Melissa Benmark / WKAR

A new report from the Michigan Campaign Finance Network finds that the state's top Political Action Committees have raised nearly $10-million more than they did at this point two years ago. 

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8:30 pm
Sun April 20, 2014

Some Challengers Raising More Money Than Michigan Incumbents

Brian Ellis, challenging Congressman Justin Amash in Republican primary has raised more money, most of it from his own bank account
Good Sunday morning and happy Easter. It was a busy week, with taxes and campaign finance reports being due. By next week, we will know who will be on the primary ballot come August. Exciting times. Five interesting facts from CFR Campaign finance reports were due Tuesday, and everyone running for either chamber of Congress has to file.
Money in Politics
8:02 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

WSW: Fewer Limits on Campaign Donations

Occupy Kalamazoo protest in 2011 - file photo
Credit WMUK

Michigan Campaign Finance Network Director Rich Robinson says a recent Supreme Court decision is "one more step in the direction of monetizing American Democracy."

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9:44 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Kalamazoo County Campaign Finance Reports to be Online as Part of Pilot Program

Kalamazoo County Clerk Tim Snow says he's working on separate program to allow searches of past campaigns
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo County residents interested in viewing campaign finance records of local elected officials will soon have online accessibility to those reports. Kalamazoo County was recently selected by Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson to be one of two counties to participate in a pilot program that will offer electronic campaign-finance reporting for local candidates and ballot questions.