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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 843 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 185

    A resolution to commorate May 2016 as Lupus Awareness Month.

  • 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.

  • SB 998

    Torts; product liability; motor vehicle mechanics and motor vehicle repair facilities; exempt from liability for repairs to automated motor vehicles. Amends sec. 2949b of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2949b).

  • SR 184

    A resolution commemorating July 3-9, 2016, as Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week.

Recent Votes

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SB 885

PASSED ROLL CALL # 336 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5133

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 335 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5131

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 331 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5512

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 339 YEAS 34 NAYS 3 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3491.0
•••No: 38.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 957

PASSED ROLL CALL # 338 YEAS 35 NAYS 2 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 956

PASSED ROLL CALL # 337 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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