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Patrick Colbeck

Republican — Senator — District 7
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Patrick Colbeck represents Senate District 7 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 643 bills.

2010 192300.16
2012 23303.97

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

  • Capitol Office:

    1020 Farnum Office Building
    125 West Allegan Street
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 517-373-7350
    Fax: 517-373-9228

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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 ...

Michigan State House and Senate: September 2010

(Cross-posted on WMR, BFM, and SSP-pb) (photo by Tom Gill of beautiful Lake Michigan) As we celebrate a beautiful Labor Day weekend, we can also rejoice in the unofficial start date of the 2010 campaign season. While many voters were bombarded with attention from campaigns over the past few months ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 758

    Education; career and technical; obsolete act relating to the functions of the state board of control for vocational education; repeal. Repeals 1964 PA 28 (MCL 395.21).

  • SR 140

    A resolution proclaiming February 2016 as American Heart Month and February 5, 2016, as Wear Red Day.

  • SB 741

    Health facilities; certificate of need; use of cone-beam dental imaging equipment; eliminate from definition of a covered clinical service. Amends sec. 22203 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.22203).

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  • SR 138

    A resolution to urge the United States Congress and the President of the United States to enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that was in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act.

  • SR 137

    A resolution recognizing February 4, 2016, as Cancer Prevention Day.

  • SR 139

    A resolution to commemorate February 1, 2016, as Blue Star Mother's Day.

Recent Votes

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SB 644

PASSED ROLL CALL # 33 YEAS 36 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 3694.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 136

PASSED ROLL CALL # 29 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 607

PASSED ROLL CALL # 30 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 719

PASSED ROLL CALL # 31 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 501

PASSED ROLL CALL # 32 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 673

PASSED ROLL CALL # 21 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

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

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