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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 821 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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  • 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 168

    A resolution to commemorate April 2016 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

  • SR 169

    A resolution to commemorate April 2016 as Campus Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

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  • SB 917

    Aeronautics; other; operation of unmanned aerial vehicle by person or entity authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration; allow. Amends sec. 9 pf 1945 PA 327 (MCL 259.9) & adds sec. 96.

  • SR 160

    A resolution to proclaim October 2-8, 2016, as Lions Week.

  • SR 161

    A resolution to commemorate the week of April 10-16, 2016, as Crime Victims' Rights Week.

Recent Votes

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HB 5163

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 199 YEAS 36 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3697.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 565

PASSED ROLL CALL # 197 YEAS 26 NAYS 10 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2670.0
•••No: 1027.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 753

PASSED ROLL CALL # 200 YEAS 36 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3697.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 564

PASSED ROLL CALL # 196 YEAS 26 NAYS 10 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2670.0
•••No: 1027.0
•••Other: 12.0
HB 4187

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 198 YEAS 36 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3697.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
HB 5278

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 191 YEAS 36 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3697.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
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Sources

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