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Tom Casperson

Republican — Senator — District 38
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Tom Casperson represents Senate District 38 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 684 bills.

2002 91863.93
2004 113873.39
2006 127610.77
2010 309722.18
2012 39969.99

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

  • Capitol Office:

    705 Farnum Office Building
    125 West Allegan Street
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 517-373-7840
    Fax: 517-373-3932

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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 ...

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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 165

    A resolution commemorating April 2016 as Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

  • SB 913

    Environmental protection; funding; revitalization revolving loan program; modify criteria for loans. Amends sec. 20108b of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.20108b). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0908'16, SB 0909'16, SB 0910'16, SB 0911'16, SB 0912'16

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  • SB 903

    Natural resources; gas and oil; process for approval of unit operations; modify. Amends secs. 61703 & 61706 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.61703 & 324.61706).

  • SB 886

    Administrative procedure; exemptions; corrections parole hearings; include in exemptions and make miscellaneous revisions to contested case provisions. Amends secs. 71, 72, 80, 87 & 115 of 1969 PA 306 (MCL 24.271 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0189'15, SB 0190'15

  • SR 157

    A resolution to commemorate April 19, 2016, as Suits and Sneakers Day.

Recent Votes

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SB 764

PASSED ROLL CALL # 218 YEAS 34 NAYS 2 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3491.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 754

PASSED ROLL CALL # 208 YEAS 36 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3697.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
HB 5526

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 204 YEAS 36 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3697.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 762

PASSED ROLL CALL # 216 YEAS 35 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 759

PASSED ROLL CALL # 213 YEAS 36 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3697.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 760

PASSED ROLL CALL # 214 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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