Public Campaign Financing in Michigan: Driving Towards Collapse


Publication Date: August 2008

Publisher: Center for Governmental Studies

Author(s): Sasha Horwitz

Research Area: Politics

Keywords: Campaign finance reform

Type: Report

Coverage: Michigan


This report examines Michigan's 32-year old gubernatorial public campaign financing program. It concludes that Michigan should either overhaul its public campaign financing law and provide additional funding for gubernatorial candidates, or abandon the program altogether and shift its funding to judicial campaigns for the state supreme court.