Mike Kowall

Biographical Information

Born: September 10, 1951 in Detroit
Marital Status: Married
Spouse/Partner: Eileen
Children: Marissa and Stephanie
Education: Oakland Community College 1970-1972 Business and Business Law
Employment/Military Record: President of family-owned business, Accurate Woodworking Inc. in Waterford since 1970. Previous owner, Mike Kowall Consulting, L.L.C. and former supervisor of White Lake Township
Community Activities: The senator is a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and the Milford, Waterford, and White Lake Historical Societies as well as being a member of Holy Spirit Church in Highland, Michigan Council on Future Mobility, Multi-Lakes Conservation Association, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, and the chambers of commerce for Greater West Bloomfield Area, Huron Valley, Kensington Valley, Lakes Area, and Novi. Kowall also belongs to the following: Polish Coalition of Republicans, National Federation of Independent Business, Michigan Association of Homebuilders, Highland White Lake Business Association, Huron Valley Optimist Club, Michigan United Conserv
Religion: Catholic

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate Majority Floor Leader (1/1/2015 - 12/31/2018)
Senate (1/1/2011 - 12/31/2018)
Other Offices: State Representative, 1999-2002; White Lake Township Supervisor, 2004-2010; State Senate; 2011 - Present

Elections and Political Participation

U.S. House 11th District 2018
Primary Vote: 16,011 of 87,196 (18%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Retired Detroit Police and Fire Fighters Association, Right to Life of Michigan (blanket endorsement), Michigan Farm Bureau, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Republican Assembly

Michigan Senate 15th District 2014
General Vote: 52,797 of 90,286 (58%)
Primary Vote: 11,344 of 22,772 (49%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Milk Producers Association, Michigan Manufacturers Association, Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners, National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund, Michigan Townships Association, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC, Right to Life of Michigan, National Federation of Independent Business, Small Business Association of Michigan Small BIZ PAC, Michigan Restaurant Association, Michigan Bankers Association PAC, Michigan Realtors PAC, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Licensed Beverage Association, County Road Association of Michigan RUSH-PAC, MTA-PAC, MiBankPAC

Michigan Senate 15th District 2010
General Vote: 65,214 of 104,447 (62%)
Primary Vote: 16,818 of 31,589 (53%)

Michigan Senate 15th District 2002
Primary Vote: 9,369 of 20,458 (45%)

Political Activities: Past chairman of White Lake Township Site Plan Review Committee, Zoning Board of Appeals, Road and Bike Path Committee, Oakland County Liaison. Past precinct delegate, delegate director and state convention delegate. Unsuccessful candidate for 15th Senate District, 2002

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