In this Oct. 6, 2010 file photo, Michigan Republican Secretary of State candidate Ruth Johnson speaks to voters while campaigning in Northville, Mich. Johnson, Michigan's secretary of state, is launching proposals aimed at providing voters with better access to campaign finance records, including measures that would let voters view some campaign contributions online within days of them happening. Johnson, a Republican, announced her efforts as part of Sunshine Week, an annual national initiative starting Sunday to promote greater transparency in government. Johnson said the state needs to do more to improve transparency in Michigan's election process and says she will work with lawmakers in the coming weeks to develop and introduce measures that will allow the public to hold the government more accountable. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

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