Yes, this is true in Michigan but it is true all over. Money and the resulting power is what makes the world go ’round. The more a person gives of their own money shows “commitment.” The greater the amount of money that is raised shows the “support” of others. If a campaign doesn’t have money it doesn’t have support and/or commitment. That doesn’t however mean it can’t win. Case in point: Compare the amount of money (hard and soft) spent by the Clinton and Trump campaigns in 2016.
Can money buy an election? The answer is yes, but it isn’t a lock.
Kiva Detroit helps connect small business owners in the city with potential lenders If you follow state politics, you know that a number of candidates have been running for governor for months. Gretchen Whitmer and Abdul El-Sayed have each raised more than $1 million. Shri Thanedar, a previously unknown businessman, has dumped more than $3 million into his campaign for the Democratic nomination. Michigan […]