By Bria Brown

(CBS DETROIT) – Michigan’s Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is being sued by a group of voters.

The Republican affiliated group claims Benson allowed private donations to fund voter initiatives in predominately democratic areas.

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Under the “Get Out the Vote” campaign local clerks were given money to distribute ballots and drop off boxes.

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According to the lawsuit, Michigan’s law states public money should only be used to fund these initiatives.

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