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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 459 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 1033

    Housing; homeless; homeless bill of rights; provide for.

  • SR 194

    A resolution of tribute offered as a memorial for Alvin J. DeGrow, former member of the Senate.

  • SB 1028

    Corrections; prisoners; reentry services and housing for individuals released from prison without parole due to the prisoner's conviction or sentence being overturned; provide for. Amends sec. 83 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.283).

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  • SB 1009

    Property tax; delinquent taxes; sunset on formation of tax foreclosure avoidance agreements; extend. Amends sec. 78q of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.78q).

  • SB 999

    Higher education; financial aid; number of governing bodies authorized to establish promise zones; increase. Amends sec. 4 of 2008 PA 549 (MCL 390.1664).

  • SB 945

    Corrections; other; housing of 17- to 22-year-old inmates; require to be housed with other 17- to 22-year-old inmates in the same facilities. Amends 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.201 - 791.285) by adding sec. 62d.

Recent Votes

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HB 4580

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 519 YEAS 35 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 868

ROLL CALL # 515 YEAS 35 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 316

PASSED ROLL CALL # 531 YEAS 25 NAYS 10 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 2567.0
•••No: 1027.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 1025

PASSED ROLL CALL # 530 YEAS 34 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3491.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 958

PASSED ROLL CALL # 521 YEAS 35 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 570

PASSED ROLL CALL # 523 YEAS 24 NAYS 10 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 1

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 2464.0
•••No: 1027.0
•••Other: 38.0
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Sources

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