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Bert Johnson

Democratic — Senator — District 2
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Bert Johnson represents Senate District 2 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 451 bills.

2006 38960.0
2008 47677.39
2010 45900.0
2012 11780.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    220 Farnum Office Building
    125 West Allegan Street
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 517-373-7748
    Fax: 517-373-1387

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News and Blog Coverage

My Thoughts for the Michigan State Senate in the 2014 Election

For the past several sessions, and especially since the 2010 election with its rightward shift, the Michigan State Senate has been a conservative Republican bastion. Currently it has 26 Republican senators and only twelve Democrats; in addition, beginning next year, term-limited Democrat Glenn Anderson's southeast Michigan district (old SD-6) has ...

An Early Look at 2010 State Senate Races

We all know how important it is that Democrats re-capture the Michigan State Senate next year. If they take the Senate and hold the Governorship, they will have complete control over the redistricting process. Bill Ballenger, editor of Inside Michigan Politics, says "Democrats look poised to pick up at least ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 906

    Higher education; financial aid; student loan program; provide for issuance of student loans and loan guarantees. Amends secs. 2, 3, 4 & 10 of 1960 PA 77 (MCL 390.952 et seq.) & adds sec. 7c. TIE BAR WITH: HB 5583'16, SB 0905'16

  • SB 905

    Financial institutions; other; office of the student loan ombudsman; create. Creates new act. TIE BAR WITH: HB 5585'16, SB 0907'16

  • SB 907

    Financial institutions; other; licensing of student loan servicers; require. Creates new act. TIE BAR WITH: HB 5583'16, SB 0905'16

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  • SB 889

    Gaming; other; Internet gaming; allow and regulate. Creates new act. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0890'16

  • SB 890

    Crimes; gambling; Internet gaming; allow. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1 - 750.568) by adding sec. 310c. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0889'16

  • SB 852

    Transportation; school vehicles; installation of safety cameras in certain school buses; allow. Amends secs. 319, 682 & 907 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.319 et seq.).

Recent Votes

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HB 5278

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 191 YEAS 36 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3697.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 331

ROLL CALL # 190 YEAS 35 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 1

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
HB 4793

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 192 YEAS 36 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3697.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 866

PASSED ROLL CALL # 186 YEAS 36 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3697.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
HB 5257

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 185 YEAS 35 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 869

PASSED ROLL CALL # 189 YEAS 36 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3697.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
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Sources

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