michigan campaign finance network

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More than $1-million was raised and spent in seven state House races last year. Three of those were in Southwest Michigan. Michigan Campaign Finance Network Director says it’s part of the growing amount of money in state elections.


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The Director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network says proposed legislation to amend the state’s Campaign Finance Act is about access and influence on lawmakers. 


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The Director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network says early fundraising totals show the state House races that people who write large checks believe are “worthy of an investment.” 


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Michigan Campaign Finance Network Director Craig Mauger says a limited number of competitive races for state House are attracting large sums of money. 


Melissa Benmark / WKAR

Fundraising by Political Action Committees in Michigan is on a record-setting pace for a Presidential election year. That could mean very expensive races for state House this fall. 


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