Democratic site had wrong dates for Michigan election
8/15/2005, 3:56 p.m. ET
The Associated Press
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee on Monday unveiled a new interactive map on its Web site giving information about U.S. senators and noting which were up for re-election in 2006.
It correctly noted that, in Michigan, Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Lansing is up for re-election in 2006 while Democratic Sen. Carl Levin doesn't face re-election until 2008.
But then the DSCC got its facts wrong. It said the 2006 filing deadline in Michigan was June 20 and that the Michigan primary would be held Sept. 12, 2006.