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Tupac A. Hunter

Democratic — Senator — District 5
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Tupac A. Hunter represents Senate District 5 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of one committee, and is the primary sponsor of 335 bills.

2002 44778.72
2004 64532.6
2006 87208.0
2008 26875.0
2010 67347.0
2012 38214.0

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

  • Capitol Office:

    S-9 Capitol Bldg
    Phone: 517-373-0994
    Fax: 517-373-5981

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News and Blog Coverage

Senator Hunter Issues Statement in Support of Detroit Grand Bargain Proposal

LANSING—Senate Minority Floor Leader Tupac A. Hunter (D-Detroit) issued the following statement in support of the bipartisan Detroit Grand Bargain legislation (House Bills 5566-5570, 5573-5575) passed by the Senate today. The bills will assist Detroit's recovery from bankruptcy while protecting City of Detroit employees' pensions and the Detroit Institute of ...

Senate Banking Committee Passes Hunter Bill Based on Duggan Proposal to Prevent Blight, Auction Abuse

The Michigan Senate Banking and Financial Institutions Committee voted today to pass Senate Bill 295, legislation sponsored by Senate Minority Floor Leader Tupac A. Hunter (D-Detroit) that is designed to improve neighborhoods and combat blight by banning landowners with blight fines from bidding in county tax foreclosure auctions.

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SR 180

    A resolution designating October 2014 as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

  • SB 1051

    Property tax; exemptions; housing exemption for elderly or disabled families; modify. Amends sec. 7d of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7d).

  • SB 1024

    Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for violation of Michigan fireworks safety act; repeal. Amends sec. 11b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11b). TIE BAR WITH: SB 1023'14

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  • SB 1023

    Fireworks; penalties; sale and use of fireworks; regulate, and repeal Michigan fireworks safety act. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1 - 750.568) by adding secs. 243f, 243g, 243h, 243i & 243j & repeals 2011 PA 256 (MCL 28.451 - 28.471).

  • SB 1003

    Highways; name; portion of M-8; designate as the "Nelson Mandela Way". Amends 2001 PA 142 (MCL 250.1001 - 250.2080) by adding sec. 89.

  • SCR 18

    A concurrent resolution of tribute offered as a memorial for Connie Berube Binsfeld, former Lieutenant Governor and member of the Senate and House of Representatives.

Recent Votes

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SB 970

PASSED ROLL CALL # 540 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 935

PASSED ROLL CALL # 541 YEAS 36 NAYS 2 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3694.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 903

PASSED ROLL CALL # 539 YEAS 38 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 38100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 156

ROLL CALL # 542 YEAS 34 NAYS 3 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3489.0
•••No: 37.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 959

HOUSE AMENDMENT(S) CONCURRED IN ROLL CALL # 537 YEAS 37 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 960

HOUSE AMENDMENT(S) CONCURRED IN ROLL CALL # 538 YEAS 37 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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