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Ad Seeks to Disqualify Michigan Supreme Court Candidate

Malia Reddick Posted in News, Quality Judges

An ad sponsored by the Washington, D.C.-based Judicial Crisis Network criticizes a supreme court candidate for volunteering to provide free legal representation to individuals suspected of terrorism. Spending on the ad is expected to top $1 million.

One expert on campaign spending in the state speculates that spending on supreme court races by candidates, special interests, and political parties will exceed $10 million. It is difficult to track, however, because much of the spending is not subject to disclosure rules.