Michigan Secretary of State proposes new disclosure rules for campaign spending

11:26 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Michigan Secretary of State proposes new disclosure rules for campaign spending

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But state Senate moves quickly to limit requirements
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson said her proposal -- to be implemented through a change in state administrative rules, rather than through an amendment to the Michigan Campaign Finance Act -- targets political ads that try to persuade voters about the worthiness or unworthiness of a candidate or proposal without actually using the words 'vote for' or 'elect.'