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Tory Rocca

Republican — Senator — District 10
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Tory Rocca represents Senate District 10 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 368 bills.

2004 48003.92
2006 29696.84
2008 29055.46
2010 106006.43
2012 33950.0

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

  • Capitol Office:

    205 Farnum Bldg
    Phone: 517-373-7315
    Fax: 517-373-3126

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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 ...

A Look Ahead to the 2014 Election in Michigan

There are a bit less than twenty months remaining until the 2014 elections, and some major changes to the poltical picture in Michigan, both actual and potential, are or may be happening in our fair state. And it seems to me that the Michigan Democratic Party, which sustained a serious ...

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 ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 1026

    Natural resources; gas and oil; drilling oil and gas wells in cities or townships with a population of 70,000 or more; prohibit except in certain circumstances. Amends sec. 61506b of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.61506b).

  • 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.

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  • SR 159

    A resolution to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

  • SR 161

    A resolution to declare July 11-18, 2014, as Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Awareness Week in the state of Michigan.

  • SR 150

    A resolution to urge the Great Lakes Commission to study and take a formal position on the proposed underground nuclear waste repository in Ontario, Canada, and to study the potential impacts of this facility and similar facilities on the Great Lakes and on the people who depend on the lakes.

Recent Votes

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SB 1017

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

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••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: Yes

•••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: Yes

•••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: No

•••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: Yes

•••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: Yes

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

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