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Mike Kowall

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

Mike Kowall represents Senate District 15 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 607 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:

    305 Farnum Bldg
    Phone: 517-373-1758
    Fax: 517-373-0938

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News and Blog Coverage

Capitol Recap for the Week of May 19, 2014

In order to keep you and your neighbors better informed about the legislation we discuss, I am posting the agenda for any scheduled committee meetings at the beginning of the week and an update with any votes that were taken that week in committee or on the House floor. I ...

Capitol Update for the Week of May 19, 2014

In order to help make our state government more transparent and accessible to my constituents, each week that there is session I am going to post to my website a synopsis of the work each House committee will do for the week. This will include the time and location for ...

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 ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SR 171

    A resolution to urge the Office of the United States Trade Representative to ensure that no World Trade Organization rules are violated in regard to government funding of McInnis Cement and the Port-Daniel-Gascons cement plant in Qu├ębec, Canada.

  • SR 165

    A resolution to declare July 2014 as Craft Beer Month in the state of Michigan.

  • SR 166

    A resolution to declare August 2014 as Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

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  • SR 170

    A resolution to commemorate August 2014 as Automotive Heritage Month in the state of Michigan.

  • SB 1008

    Torts; other; libel and slander; modify standards that apply to elected officials and candidates for public office. Amends sec. 2911 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2911).

  • SB 1007

    Property tax; special assessments; certain special assessments payable in installments over a period of years; revise date lien attaches. Amends secs. 7, 8 & 9a of 1954 PA 188 (MCL 41.727 et seq.).

Recent Votes

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SB 1017

PASSED ROLL CALL # 534 YEAS 30 NAYS 2 EXCUSED 6 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3078.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 615.0
SB 977

PASSED ROLL CALL # 530 YEAS 32 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3284.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 991

PASSED ROLL CALL # 532 YEAS 31 NAYS 2 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3181.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 753

PASSED ROLL CALL # 529 YEAS 22 NAYS 11 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2257.0
•••No: 1128.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 938

PASSED ROLL CALL # 531 YEAS 33 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3386.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 513.0
SB 616

PASSED ROLL CALL # 533 YEAS 26 NAYS 7 EXCUSED 5 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2668.0
•••No: 718.0
•••Other: 513.0
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Sources

Data on Open States is automatically collected nightly from the official website of the Michigan Legislature. If you notice any errors, feel free to contact us or verify that the data matches the official sources below.