Elections for all 38 seats in the Michigan State Senate will take place on Nov. 8, 2022. Republicans hold a 22-16 majority heading into the election.
This article details the five most expensive contested general elections in the State Senate.
This information comes from candidate reports to the Michigan Secretary of State covering the period of Jan. 1, 2021, through Aug. 22, 2022.
Five general elections with the most fundraising
#1 District 20 – $990,807
Incumbent Aric Nesbitt (R) raised $967,454 and Kim Jorgensen Gane (D) raised $23,353.
#2 District 32 – $755,735
Incumbent Jon Bumstead (R) raised $318,550 and Terry Sabo (D) raised $437,185.
#3 District 30 – $713,687
Incumbent Mark Huizenga (R) raised $363,122, David LaGrand (D) raised $350,565, and Theo Petzold (U) raised $0.
#4 District 35 – $643,634
Annette Glenn (R) raised $322,650 and Kristen McDonald Rivet (D) raised $320,984.
#5 District 4 – $611,597
Darrin Camilleri (D) raised $572,006 and Houston James (R) raised $39,591.
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Michigan PACs submitted to the Michigan Secretary of State. Political expenditures that are not controlled by candidates or their campaigns, known as satellite spending, are not included in candidate totals. Federal PACs are not required to report to state agencies.
Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports. Data from additional reports due in between the deadlines below are published along with the reports listed here.
|Report Name||Report Due Date|
|2022 April (PACs)||4/25/2022|
|2022 July (PACs)||7/25/2022|
This article is a joint publication from Ballotpedia and Transparency USA, who are working together to provide campaign finance information for state-level elections. Learn more about our work here.