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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 690 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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  • SR 194

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

  • SB 995

    Traffic control; traffic regulation; autonomous driving; allow under certain conditions. Amends secs. 2b, 602b, 643, 643a & 665 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.2b et seq.); adds secs. 40c, 606b & 665a & repeals sec. 663 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.663).

  • SB 996

    Traffic control; traffic regulation; autonomous driving; allow under certain conditions. Amends 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.1 - 257.923) by adding sec. 665b.

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  • SB 997

    Vehicles; other; mobility research center; provide for. Amends secs. 2b & 601a of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.2b & 257.601a) & adds sec. 665a.

  • SR 183

    A resolution to designate May 2016 as Honor and Remember Month.

  • SB 974

    Corrections; alternatives; definition of recidivism; provide for in the community corrections act. Amends sec. 2 of 1988 PA 511 (MCL 791.402).

Recent Votes

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SB 936

PASSED ROLL CALL # 463 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5562

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 441 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 946

PASSED ROLL CALL # 470 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 940

PASSED ROLL CALL # 459 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5442

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 439 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4933

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 442 YEAS 36 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: No

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

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