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John Kivela

Democratic — Representative — District 109
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

John Kivela represents House District 109 in the Michigan House, is a member of two committees, and is the primary sponsor of 306 bills.

2012 35069.0

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

  • Capitol Office:

    S1488 Anderson House Office Building
    124 North Capitol Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 5173730498

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News and Blog Coverage

Kivela Takes Oath of Office

LANSING â�� State Representative John Kivela (D-Marquette) took the oath of office today during the official opening of the 98th session of the Michigan House of Representatives in Lansing. Kivela represents the 109th House District, which comprisesAlger, Luce and Schoolcraft counties and most of Marquette County. “I am thankful that ...

State Rep. Robert Kosowski Names Caucus’s Assistant Whips

LANSING � State Representative and House Democratic Whip Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) is pleased to announce his appointees as assistant whips. They are third-term Rep. George T. Darany (D-Dearborn), second-term Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) and first-term Reps. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) andSheldon Neeley (D-Flint). �I�m grateful to ...

State Rep. Robert Kosowski Names Caucus’s Assistant Whips

LANSING � State Representative and House Democratic Whip Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) is pleased to announce his appointees as assistant whips. They are third-term Rep. George T. Darany (D-Dearborn), second-term Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) and first-term Reps. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) andSheldon Neeley (D-Flint). �I�m grateful to ...

State Rep. Robert Kosowski Names Caucus’s Assistant Whips

LANSING � State Representative and House Democratic Whip Robert L. Kosowski (D-Westland) is pleased to announce his appointees as assistant whips. They are third-term Rep. George T. Darany (D-Dearborn), second-term Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) and first-term Reps. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) andSheldon Neeley (D-Flint). �I�m grateful to ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HJR M

    Legislature; sessions; sine die; establish as the Friday before the first Monday in November in an even year. Amends sec. 13, art. IV of the state constitution.

  • HB 4374

    Family law; marriage and divorce; prohibition on same-sex marriage; remove. Amends secs. 2, 3 & 9 of 1846 RS 83 (MCL 551.2 et seq.) & repeals secs. 1 & 4 of 1846 RS 83 (MCL 551.1 & 551.4). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4375'15, HJR L'15

  • HB 4375

    Family law; marriage and divorce; prohibition of same-sex marriage; remove from foreign marriage act. Amends sec. 1 of 1939 PA 168 (MCL 551.271) & repeals sec. 2 of 1939 PA 168 (MCL 551.272). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4374'15, HJR L'15

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  • HB 4376

    Family law; marriage and divorce; issuance of marriage license to same-sex couple without publicity; allow. Amends sec. 1 of 1897 PA 180 (MCL 551.201). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4374'15, HJR L'15

  • HJR L

    Family law; marriage and divorce; constitutional prohibition of same-sex marriage and civil unions; repeal. Repeals sec. 25, art. I of the state constitution. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4374'15, HB 4375'15

  • HB 4377

    Individual income tax; returns; certain taxpayers who file a joint federal tax return; require to file joint state return. Amends secs. 30, 311, 504 & 522 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30 et seq.).

Recent Votes

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SB 18

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 48 Yeas 108 Nays 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10898.0
•••No: 21.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4224

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 55 Yeas 105 Nays 5

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10595.0
•••No: 54.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 19

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 49 Yeas 109 Nays 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10999.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4017

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 51 Yeas 106 Nays 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10696.0
•••No: 43.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4060

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 53 Yeas 110 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 110100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4193

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 54 Yeas 108 Nays 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10898.0
•••No: 21.0
•••Other: 00.0
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