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Howard Walker

Republican — Senator — District 37
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Howard Walker represents Senate District 37 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of six committees, and is the primary sponsor of 313 bills.

2002 148310.0
2004 68514.33
2006 59415.0
2010 219475.67
2012 38022.2

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

  • Capitol Office:

    910 Farnum Bldg
    Phone: 517-373-2413
    Fax: 517-373-5144

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News and Blog Coverage

Capitol Recap for the Week of Sept. 15, 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 June 9, 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 ...

Capitol Recap for the Week of March 10, 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 ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SR 183

    A resolution recognizing the friendship and partnership between Michigan and the Republic of Turkey.

  • SCR 24

    A concurrent resolution of tribute offered as a memorial for George C. Steeh, former member of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

  • SR 180

    A resolution designating October 2014 as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

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  • SB 1043

    Property; other; corner recordation act; modify. Amends title & secs. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 14 of 1970 PA 74 (MCL 54.202 et seq.) & adds secs. 3a & 3b.

  • SB 1015

    Family law; child custody; requirement to file motion for change of custody or parenting time order when parent is called to active military duty; modify. Amends secs. 7 & 7a of 1970 PA 91 (MCL 722.27 & 722.27a).

  • SCR 18

    A concurrent resolution of tribute offered as a memorial for Connie Berube Binsfeld, former Lieutenant Governor and member of the Senate and House of Representatives.

Recent Votes

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HB 5107

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 598 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
HB 5231

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 612 YEAS 38 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 38100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5785

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 602 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
HB 5457

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 636 YEAS 38 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 38100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5233

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 617 YEAS 37 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5552

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 635 YEAS 26 NAYS 12 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2668.0
•••No: 1231.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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