The legislative power of the State of Michigan is vested in a bicameral (2-chamber) body comprised of a Senate and a House of Representatives. Legislative districts are drawn on the basis of population figures obtained through the federal decennial census.
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The Senate consists of 38 members who are elected by the qualified electors of districts having approximately 212,400 to 263,500 residents. Senators are elected at the same time as the governor and serve 4-year terms concurrent with the governor's term of office. Terms for senators begin on January 1, following the November general election.
The Michigan Legislature website maintains the database that contains Senate and House legislative information.
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Committees are appointed by the Speaker of the House or the Senate Majority Leader and are organized according to subject matter.
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These Legislative sessions and hearings are live, unedited and presented without editorial comment.
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The Citizens Guide to the Michigan Legislature provides pictures and contact information for all members of the Michigan Senate and House of Representatives, including links to their web sites.
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The majority of Senator offices are located in the Binsfeld Office Building, 201 Townsend Street, Lansing, Michigan, 48933. The Binsfeld Office Building is dedicated to former Lieutenant Governor Connie Binsfeld and is open to the public. Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, excluding holidays.
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Explore the interior as well as the grounds of the Capitol Building. View photos and read about the monuments.
Learn about the architect that designed the building. Discover the story of the eight muses that look down on visitors for over a century.
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