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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 865 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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  • SB 1092

    State financing and management; purchasing; steel products procurement act; create. Creates new act.

  • SB 1093

    Natural resources; nonnative species; permitted species list; extend period for development. Amends sec. 41302a of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.41302a).

  • SCR 32

    A concurrent resolution prescribing the legislative schedule.

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  • SR 196

    A resolution commemorating September 11-17, 2016, as Michigan Patriot Week.

  • SB 1065

    Economic development; renaissance zones; exemption of certain taxes; modify. Amends sec. 9 of 1996 PA 376 (MCL 125.2689).

  • SB 1063

    Sales tax; collections; certain revenue attributable to transformational brownfield plans; capture and earmark. Amends sec. 25 of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.75). TIE BAR WITH: SB 1061'16

Recent Votes

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HB 4209

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 496 YEAS 25 NAYS 12 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2567.0
•••No: 1232.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5283

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 504 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 962

PASSED ROLL CALL # 506 YEAS 26 NAYS 11 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2670.0
•••No: 1129.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 141

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 498 YEAS 26 NAYS 11 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2670.0
•••No: 1129.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 1009

PASSED ROLL CALL # 503 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5291

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 512 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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