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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 670 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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  • SR 142

    A resolution to commemorate February 7-14, 2016, as Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week and February 12, 2016, as Ruby Jane Day.

  • SB 742

    Occupations; attorneys; eligibility requirements for attorney licensed in another state to practice law in Michigan; modify. Amends secs. 931, 937, 940 & 946 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.931 et seq.) & adds 945.

  • SR 140

    A resolution proclaiming February 2016 as American Heart Month and February 5, 2016, as Wear Red Day.

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  • SB 729

    Transportation; funds; funding for township road construction projects; provide for. Amends sec. 11 of 1851 PA 156 (MCL 46.11).

  • SR 139

    A resolution to commemorate February 1, 2016, as Blue Star Mother's Day.

  • SR 135

    A resolution to commemorate January 31 - February 6, 2016, as Catholic Schools Week.

Recent Votes

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HB 4455

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 34 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
HB 4853

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 35 YEAS 27 NAYS 10 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2771.0
•••No: 1026.0
•••Other: 12.0
HB 4854

PASSED; GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT ROLL CALL # 36 YEAS 33 NAYS 4 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3386.0
•••No: 410.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 644

PASSED ROLL CALL # 33 YEAS 36 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3694.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 136

PASSED ROLL CALL # 29 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 607

PASSED ROLL CALL # 30 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
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Sources

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