Kalyn Stralow | 05/09/2022

In Michigan politics, state-level candidates and PACs spent $71.97 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and Apr. 20, 2022. More than $16.74 million or 23.26 percent of all campaign finance expenditures went to the 10 payees at the top of the list.  A payee is an entity or individual who has received money from a campaign …

Kalyn Stralow | 04/27/2022

In Michigan politics, state-level candidates and PACs raised $89.2 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and Dec. 31, 2021. More than $25.4 million or 28.4 percent of all donations was raised by the 10 individuals at the top of the list.  Top 10 Michigan candidates (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021) Here are the 10 Michigan candidates who have …

Transparency USA | 04/21/2022

When it comes to the money in Michigan politics, these are the names that you viewed the most. See the top five entities in each category (Candidates, Donors, PACs, and Payees) that generated the greatest interest in Q1 of 2022. Top Viewed Michigan Candidates 1. Gretchen Whitmer 2. Garrett Soldano 3. Robert Regan 4. James Craig 5. Tudor Dixon Top …

Kalyn Stralow | 04/18/2022

In Michigan, the Democratic State Central Committee has raised more than any other non-candidate political action committee (PAC) in the 2022 election cycle so far. According to the most recent campaign finance reports filed with the Michigan Secretary of State, the Democratic State Central Committee raised $3.74 million and spent $26.18 million between Jan. 1, …

Kalyn Stralow | 04/11/2022

According to the most recent campaign finance reports made to the Michigan Secretary of State, Michigan House Speaker Jason Wentworth has raised $601,900 and spent $369,916 between Jan. 1, 2021 and Dec. 31, 2021. Wentworth is the number eight fundraiser in state politics in the 2022 election cycle so far. The speaker of the Michigan …