Michigan House & Senate Republican Campaign Committees funded largely by the DeVos family – 34% and 41% respectively
The best democracy money can buy
As we get into the final week of the campaign season before next Tuesday’s election, there is a massive amount of money being spent, mainly on television ads and mailings, trying to sway voters. On the Republican side in Michigan, it’s no secret that one family, the massively wealthy DeVos family, is dominating the scene. In the last filing with the Michigan elections bureau, the amount this one family is spending comes into sharp relief.
Seven members of the DeVos family dumped $260,000 into the coffers of the Republican House Campaign Committee. This represents 34.4% of the money given in the last reporting period and 15.4% of the money they have received all year.…Read more ›