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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 829 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 170

    A resolution commemorating May 2016 as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

  • SB 929

    Liquor; licenses; quota for certain specially designated merchants; implement and provide for other general amendments. Amends secs. 533, 541 & 543 of 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1533 et seq.) & adds sec. 903b.

  • SB 927

    Crimes; computer; willfully accessing of motor vehicle electronic system to destroy, damage, impair, alter, or control the vehicle; prohibit and provide penalties. Amends secs. 4 & 7 of 1979 PA 53 (MCL 752.794 & 752.797).

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  • SB 928

    Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of accessing motor vehicle electronic system to destroy, damage, impair, alter, or control the vehicle; provide. Amends sec. 17c, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.17c). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0927'16

  • SCR 29

    A concurrent resolution of tribute offered as a memorial for Edgar "Ed" Fredricks, former member of the Michigan House of Representatives and Michigan Senate.

  • SR 166

    A resolution to recognize May 3, 2016, as the 225th Anniversary of the ratification of the 1791 Polish Constitution.

Recent Votes

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SB 777

PASSED ROLL CALL # 228 YEAS 34 NAYS 3 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3491.0
•••No: 38.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 800

PASSED ROLL CALL # 234 YEAS 26 NAYS 11 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2670.0
•••No: 1129.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 801

PASSED ROLL CALL # 240 YEAS 23 NAYS 13 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2362.0
•••No: 1335.0
•••Other: 12.0
HB 4990

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 223 YEAS 34 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 38.0
HB 4991

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 224 YEAS 35 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
HB 4994

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 227 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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