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Tonya Schuitmaker

Republican — Senator — District 26
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Tonya Schuitmaker represents Senate District 26 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of eight committees, and is the primary sponsor of 853 bills.

2004 108509.59
2006 40544.52
2008 88318.74
2010 412953.66
2012 59121.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    405 Farnum Office Building
    125 West Allegan Street
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 517-373-0793
    Fax: 517-373-5607

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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 1102

    Worker's compensation; disabilities; presumption of occupational causation; add breast cancer. Amends sec. 405 of 1969 PA 317 (MCL 418.405).

  • SB 1081

    Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of prisoner in holding cell, jail, or correctional facility throwing bodily material on certain individuals; enact. Amends sec. 16t, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16t).

  • SB 1080

    Crimes; other; detainee or prisoner in holding cell, jail, or correctional facility throwing bodily material on certain individuals; prohibit, and provide a penalty. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1 - 750.568) by adding sec. 411x.

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  • SR 194

    A resolution of tribute offered as a memorial for Alvin J. DeGrow, former member of the Senate.

  • SB 1027

    Criminal procedure; sex offender registration; sex offender working at or volunteering for an organization that works with individuals less than 18 years of age or sexual assault victims; prohibit. Amends sec. 34 of 1994 PA 295 (MCL 28.734).

  • SB 1023

    Human services; fraud; Medicaid false claim act; modify to comply with federal law. Amends secs. 2, 7, 10a, 10c & 12 of 1977 PA 72 (MCL 400.602 et seq.).

Recent Votes

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HCR 25

ROLL CALL # 534 YEAS 35 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
HB 4580

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 519 YEAS 35 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 316

PASSED ROLL CALL # 531 YEAS 25 NAYS 10 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2567.0
•••No: 1027.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 1025

PASSED ROLL CALL # 530 YEAS 34 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3491.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 958

PASSED ROLL CALL # 521 YEAS 35 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 570

PASSED ROLL CALL # 523 YEAS 24 NAYS 10 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2464.0
•••No: 1027.0
•••Other: 38.0
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Sources

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