Politics

Election 2014
9:17 am
Thu October 30, 2014

WSW: Super Pac Influence Grows in Campaigns

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Campaigns and interest groups are pouring more money into making their final arguments  before the November fourth election. 

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6:57 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Peters Lead Continues to Grow in Senate Race

EPIC-MRA polls gives Democratic Congressman his largest lead in race with former Republican Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land
Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Gary Peters continues to build momentum heading into Tuesday's election for the state's open seat, with a new poll giving him a 15-point lead over Republican Terri Lynn Land. And it is probably too late in the game for Land to make up the difference.
6:43 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Clements Says Congressional Race is Narrowing

Democrat says internal poll shows close race, but Upton campaign says their surveys show Republican Congressman in the lead
A poll paid for by Democrat Paul Clements shows he is in a statistical dead heat with U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, with Clements down by only four points, 47-43 percent. The margin of error is 4.9 percent.
6:39 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Race for Attorney General Remains Combative in Home Stretch

Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette has maintained a lead in polls over Democratic Challenger Mark Totten
The Michigan attorney general race has become an aggressive, competitive battle between a well-financed incumbent and a surging newcomer in the final days of the election campaign. The contest for the state's top attorney normally doesn't get much attention, but the verbal fisticuffs between Republican Bill Schuette and Democrat Mark Totten have become sharp with more television ads and growing interest given Schuette's possible aspirations for higher office such as governor.
8:37 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Another Poll Shows Race for Governor Tightening

Also Bill Schuette maintains his lead over Mark Totten in Attorney General's race
The race for governor has tightened into a virtual dead heading into the final days of this election cycle. And the Democrats' strategy to increase turnout by getting people to vote by absentee ballot is a big driver.

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