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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 443 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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  • HR 430

    A resolution to urge the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reverse its recent acceptance of the Midcontinent Independent System Operator’s proposed system support resource cost allocation tariff that would allocate approximately 99.5 percent of costs to utility customers in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and to divide the costs in a more equitable manner

  • 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.

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  • HB 5843

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

  • 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.

  • 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).

Recent Votes

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HB 5513

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 593 Yeas 106 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 106100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5825

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 584 Yeas 107 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 107100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5680

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 588 Yeas 106 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 106100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4480

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 573 Yeas 107 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 107100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 5679

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 587 Yeas 106 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 106100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 781

passed Roll Call # 577 Yeas 92 Nays 15

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9285.0
•••No: 1514.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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