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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 799 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 140

    A resolution proclaiming February 2016 as American Heart Month and February 5, 2016, as Wear Red Day.

  • SB 739

    Transportation; other; regional transit authority act; clarify permissible use of a tax assessment under that act. Amends 2012 PA 387 (MCL 124.541 - 124.558) by adding sec. 10a.

  • SB 732

    Businesses; associations; Masonic associations; allow property tax exemption for property used for Masonic purposes. Amends 1895 PA 1 (MCL 457.221 - 457.227) by adding sec. 4a.

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  • SR 139

    A resolution to commemorate February 1, 2016, as Blue Star Mother's Day.

  • SCR 23

    A concurrent resolution to approve an extension of the state of emergency in the county of Genesee and the city of Flint.

  • SB 722

    Liquor; advertising; social media promotions; define and allow. Amends 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1101 - 436.2303) by adding sec. 610.

Recent Votes

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SB 644

PASSED ROLL CALL # 33 YEAS 36 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3694.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 136

PASSED ROLL CALL # 29 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 607

PASSED ROLL CALL # 30 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 719

PASSED ROLL CALL # 31 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 501

PASSED ROLL CALL # 32 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 673

PASSED ROLL CALL # 21 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
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Sources

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