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Margaret O'Brien

Republican — Representative — District 61
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Margaret O'Brien represents House District 61 in the Michigan House, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 442 bills.

2008 31725.88
2010 44029.89
2012 42681.31

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

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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 ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HB 5860

    Occupations; appraisers; qualification criteria for appraisers; provide for establishment by rule. Amends secs. 2601 & 2605 of 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.2601 & 339.2605).

  • 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.

  • HB 5843

    Legislature; other; distribution of state flags to eligible legislators' survivors; allow. Creates new act.

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  • HB 5825

    Children; adoption; option to disclose identity of paternity in a private adoption; allow. Amends sec. 36, ch. X of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.36).

  • HB 5830

    Law enforcement; other; protocols that require law enforcement officers to carry opioid antagonists and requirement for law enforcement training; provide for. Creates new act.

  • HR 414

    A resolution to declare October 2014 as Breast Cancer Detection Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

Recent Votes

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HB 4638

Roll Call # 546 Yeas 103 Nays 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10396.0
•••No: 43.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4640

Roll Call # 547 Yeas 103 Nays 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10396.0
•••No: 43.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5385

Roll Call # 548 Yeas 104 Nays 3

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10497.0
•••No: 32.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 861

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 530 Yeas 107 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 107100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 205

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 523 Yeas 107 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 107100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5792

passed Roll Call # 535 Yeas 107 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 107100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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