Sen. Sylvia Santana

8 Years
Senate District 2
5600 BOB
Official Website

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
Religion: Catholic

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2026)
House (1/1/2017 - 12/31/2018)

Elections and Political Participation

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

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Nicholas Cook, Chief of Staff
Raphael Johnson, Legislative Director
Erin Dickenson, Legislative Assistant
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
SB 219
SB 242
Business Corporations
SB 243
Tax Increment Financing
SB 266
Identification Card
SB 282
No-Fault Insurance
SB 283
Consumer Protection
SB 334
Health Occupations - Nurses
SB 340
Senior Citizens
SB 370
Absent Votes
SB 371
SB 418
Children's Services
SB 419
Juvenile Justice Services
SB 489
Mobile Homes
SB 493
Legislative Agencies
SB 494
Decennial Census Data
SB 600
Criminal Threats
SB 601
Criminal Threats
SB 634
Health Insurers
SB 708
No-Fault Insurance
SB 709
No-Fault Insurance
SB 723
Miranda Rights
SB 767
DHHS Appropriations
SB 788
Special Interest License Plates
SB 791
Collective Bargaining
SB 824
Child Abuse
SB 827
Gynecological/Perinatal Services
SB 828
Anaphylaxis Precautions
SB 916
Mental Health
SR 6
Month Designation
SR 24
Date Designation
SR 27
Month Designation
SR 88
Month Designation
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