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Benson weighs Whitmer ad complaint, gerrymandering

Jan 17, 2019 - The Detroit News

Lansing - Michigan Democratic Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said Wednesday the law and transparency - not politics - will guide her decisions in major campaign finance and gerrymandering cases she inherited from her Republican predecessor.

Her office and the Bureau of Elections will decide the fate of a GOP campaign finance complaint against a Democratic group that last year spent more than $2 million on television ads featuring new Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Benson this w...