Sixteen years ago, with the possibility of an unexpected opening for a Michigan Senate district in Kent County looming, then-Kent County Clerk Terri Land realized she needed to send a public signal of her interest should the vacancy occur.
"Stealth campaigns don't work," she told Gongwer News Service then.
Though they espouse opposing political philosophies, Michigan Republican Party Chair Bobby Schostak and Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lon Johnson share a theory for winning elections: Get activists into the neighborhoods to talk to the voters.
While the 20th Senate District race continues to hands down see the most financial interest from both Senate Republicans and Senate Democrats, the campaigns of candidates in the 7th, 17th, and 32nd also saw late contributions just days away from Election Day.
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