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Mike Kowall

Republican — Senator — District 15
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Mike Kowall represents Senate District 15 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 853 bills.

1998 76714.43
2000 128689.0
2002 152849.0

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

  • Capitol Office:

    S-309 State Capitol Building
    Lansing, MI 48909
    Phone: 517-373-1758
    Fax: 517-373-0938

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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 1027

    Criminal procedure; sex offender registration; sex offender working at or volunteering for an organization that works with individuals less than 18 years of age or sexual assault victims; prohibit. Amends sec. 34 of 1994 PA 295 (MCL 28.734).

  • SB 1028

    Corrections; prisoners; reentry services and housing for individuals released from prison without parole due to the prisoner's conviction or sentence being overturned; provide for. Amends sec. 83 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.283).

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  • SR 191

    A resolution to commemorate the weekend of July 29, 2016, as Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)-Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union Fill the Boot Weekend in Michigan.

  • SR 190

    A resolution designating June 27, 2016, as Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day.

  • SR 188

    A resolution to commemorate July 15, 2016, as Leiomyosarcoma Awareness Day.

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: Yes

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

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