Sen. Sylvia Santana

7 Terms
Senate District 2
5600 BOB
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Biographical Information

Born: November 23 in Cincinnati, Ohio
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Harvey Santana
Children: Sofia, Olivia, Samuel
Education: MBA, Broad College, Michigan State University 2022 Bachelors Business Administration, Eastern Michigan University 2007
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan Senate 2nd District 2022
General Vote: 43,258 of 63,616 (67%)
Primary Vote: 15,020 of 18,619 (80%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFL-CIO Michigan; American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 25; American Federation of Teachers Michigan; County Road Association of Michigan Roads+ PAC (primary); Detroit Regional Chamber PAC (primary); Michigan Association for Justice; Michigan Education Association PAC; Michigan League of Conservation Voters (primary); Michigan Nurses Association (primary); Michigan Realtors; Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan; United Auto Workers

Michigan Senate 3rd District 2018
General Vote: 58,405 of 71,428 (81%)
Primary Vote: 12,646 of 30,466 (41%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, AFSCME Council 25, UAW, Michigan AFL-CIO, County Road Association of Michigan, Small Business Association of Michigan, EMILY's List, Detroit Regional Chamber PAC, Michigan Realtors, Sierra Club, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan (general election)

Michigan House 9th District 2016
General Vote: 27,560 of 29,228 (94%)
Primary Vote: 2,983 of 6,039 (49%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, County Road Association, MiBank PAC, Michigan Realtors RPAC, Michigan Restaurant Association (General Election endorsement), Michigan Laborers' District Council, Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers, Michigan Education Association PAC

Political Activities: MPLP 2015 CPL Michigan 2012
Religion: Catholic

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Nicholas Cook, Chief of Staff
Raphael Johnson, Legislative Director
Andria Robinson, In-District Liason

Sponsored Legislation
SB 32
Law Enforcement Training
SB 33
Incarcerated Individuals
SB 45
Health Testing
SB 50
SB 88
Child Care
SB 94
Tax Tribunal
SB 123
Juvenile Sentencing
SB 136
History Museum Authorities
SB 156
Police Retirement System
SB 175
Property Tax Transfers
SB 176
Disabled Veteran Property Tax
SB 190
2023-24 DHHS Appropriations
SB 211
Child Marriage
SR 6
Month Designation
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