Outside money crossed state borders



State supreme court races were awash in ads, mailers and robo-calls paid for with money from across state lines. More than one-third of the $11.7 million spent in 10 high-profile elections originated out-of-state, with the bulk of that money coming from Washington, D.C.-based organizations. Follow the money flow from the blue buttons to the destination elections.

Source: Center for Public Integrity analysis and the Michigan Campaign Finance Network.