General elections for all 38 districts in the Michigan State Senate took place on Nov. 8, 2022. Of the 38 districts up for election in 2022, 38 had a general election with more than one candidate.
Across all contested general elections, candidates raised $19.5 million. Incumbents raised an average of $337,142 per candidate and challengers raised an average of $183,415 per candidate.
Five general elections with the most fundraising
The table below details the five general elections with the most fundraising in the State Senate. Winning candidates’ names are in bold.
|District 30||$1,344,710||Roger Victory (R)||Mark Huizenga, David LaGrand, and Theo Petzold|
|District 20||$1,324,640||Sean McCann (D)||Aric Nesbitt and Kim Jorgensen Gane|
|District 35||$1,310,275||Curt VanderWall (R)||Kristen McDonald Rivet and Annette Glenn|
|District 32||$1,162,169||Ken Horn (R)||Jon Bumstead and Terry Sabo|
|District 9||$1,161,635||Paul Wojno (D)||Michael Webber and Padma Kuppa|
The officeholders above are listed for the current districts they hold. However, this is a redistricting year, so candidates have been identified below as incumbents even if they are running in a different district than they currently hold.
#1 District 30 – $1,344,710
Incumbent Mark Huizenga raised $648,033, David LaGrand raised $696,677, and Theo Petzold raised $0.
Mark Huizenga won with 49 percent of the vote, David LaGrand received 49 percent of the vote, and Theo Petzold received 2 percent of the vote.
#2 District 20 – $1,324,640
Incumbent Aric Nesbitt raised $1,284,510 and Kim Jorgensen Gane raised $40,130.
Aric Nesbitt won with 61 percent of the vote and Kim Jorgensen Gane received 39 percent of the vote.
#3 District 35 – $1,310,275
Kristen McDonald Rivet raised $663,355 and Annette Glenn raised $646,920.
Kristen McDonald Rivet won with 53 percent of the vote and Annette Glenn received 47 percent of the vote.
#4 District 32 – $1,162,169
Incumbent Jon Bumstead raised $568,385 and Terry Sabo raised $593,785.
Jon Bumstead won with 53 percent of the vote and Terry Sabo received 47 percent of the vote.
#5 District 9 – $1,161,635
Padma Kuppa raised $842,028 and Michael Webber raised $319,607.
Michael Webber won with 50 percent of the vote and Padma Kuppa received 50 percent of the vote.
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.