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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 693 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 ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 994

    Aeronautics; other; definitions for unmanned aircraft; enact, and create task force to recommend statewide policy for drones. Amends secs. 8 & 9 of 1945 PA 327 (MCL 259.8 & 259.9) & adds sec. 97. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0432'15

  • SB 992

    Aeronautics; other; unmanned aerial systems act; enact. Creates new act.

  • SB 993

    Education; students; reasonable accommodation for a minor who has parental permission to assert gender different from biological sex; require, and require certain practices regarding locker room and restroom usage. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1181.

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  • SB 977

    Traffic control; driver license; valid temporary instruction permit requirement for behind-the-wheel truck driver training; expand to include valid commercial learner's permit from another state. Amends sec. 55 of 2006 PA 384 (MCL 256.675). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5656'16, SB 0978'16

  • SB 978

    Traffic control; driver license; pilot program for vehicle group designation testing of an individual holding a valid commercial license permit issued by another state; establish. Amends 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.1 - 257.923) by adding sec. 312j.

  • SB 958

    Transportation; school vehicles; waiver of fees under and exemption from motor bus transportation act under certain circumstances; provide for. Amends sec. 23 of 1982 PA 432 (MCL 474.123).

Recent Votes

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SB 885

PASSED ROLL CALL # 336 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5133

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 335 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5131

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 331 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5512

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 339 YEAS 34 NAYS 3 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3491.0
•••No: 38.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 957

PASSED ROLL CALL # 338 YEAS 35 NAYS 2 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3594.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 956

PASSED ROLL CALL # 337 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 0 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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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.