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Hoon-Yung Hopgood

Democratic — Senator — District 8
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Hoon-Yung Hopgood represents Senate District 8 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of nine committees, and is the primary sponsor of 536 bills.

2002 57737.47
2004 42643.15
2006 31136.5
2010 68368.66
2012 9797.95

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

  • Capitol Office:

    515 Farnum Bldg
    Phone: 517-373-7800
    Fax: 517-373-9310

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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 ...

As Legislative Republicans Continue Anti-Education Push, Senate Democrats Host Educators and Parents at Capitol

LANSING –Senator Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D-Taylor) and Senator Bert Johnson (D-Detroit) hosted a special hearing at the Capitol today to listen to education experts, teachers and parents on House Bill 4369, legislation to expand the Education Achievement Authority (EAA). Senate Democrats also launched an online petition at www.senatedems.com/StopEAA to urge the ...

As Legislative Republicans Continue Anti-Education Push, Senate Democrats Host Educators and Parents at Capitol

LANSING –Senator Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D-Taylor) and Senator Bert Johnson (D-Detroit) hosted a special hearing at the Capitol today to listen to education experts, teachers and parents on House Bill 4369, legislation to expand the Education Achievement Authority (EAA). Senate Democrats also launched an online petition at www.senatedems.com/StopEAA to urge the ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 1034

    Environmental protection; landfills; disposal of radioactive fracking waste in landfills; prohibit. Amends sec. 11514 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.11514) & adds sec. 11105a.

  • SR 172

    A resolution to memorialize the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that would prohibit for-profit employers from using religious beliefs to deny employees coverage for contraception or any other vital health service required by federal law.

  • SB 1010

    Insurance; health benefits; abortion coverage; repeal public act based on initiative petition. Repeals 2013 PA 182 (MCL 550.541 - 550.551).

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  • 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.

  • SR 160

    A resolution to commemorate President Gerald R. Ford and the invaluable impact of his service to the United States of America in honor of the 40th Anniversary of his presidency.

  • 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 1017

PASSED ROLL CALL # 534 YEAS 30 NAYS 2 EXCUSED 6 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3078.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 615.0
SB 977

PASSED ROLL CALL # 530 YEAS 32 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3284.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 991

PASSED ROLL CALL # 532 YEAS 31 NAYS 2 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3181.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 753

PASSED ROLL CALL # 529 YEAS 22 NAYS 11 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 2257.0
•••No: 1128.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 938

PASSED ROLL CALL # 531 YEAS 33 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3386.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 616

PASSED ROLL CALL # 533 YEAS 26 NAYS 7 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 2668.0
•••No: 718.0
•••Other: 513.0
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Sources

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