Sen. Joseph Bellino

8 Years
Senate District 16
5300 BOB
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Biographical Information

Born: June 10, 1958 in Monroe
Marital Status: Married
Spouse/Partner: Margaret
Children: Mary Bezeau, Annie Sullivan, Meg Lutz
Education: Monroe County Community College, Associate of Science
Employment/Military Record: Bellino's Quality Bev, 1976-1987; Society Of St. Vincent de Paul, 1987-1993; Joe Lake Tire and Auto, 1993-1998; Owner of Broadway Market, 1998-present
Community Activities: Knights of Columbus, Exchange club, on the board of the AFPD of Michigan (Now called MIRA, Mid-West Independent Retailers Association) for 16 years, Two as Board Chair. Monroe St Mary Church and its Choir.
Religion: Catholic

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2026)
House (1/1/2017 - 12/31/2022)
Other Offices: Served 15 years on Monroe County Community College Board of Trustees, last two as board chair

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 16th District 2022
General Vote: 73,403 of 112,906 (65%)
Primary Vote: 19,018 of 36,121 (52%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: ABC of Michigan PAC (primary); Detroit Regional Chamber PAC (primary); Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC; Michigan Freedom Network (primary); Michigan Manufacturers Association; Michigan Retailers Association; National Federation of Independent Business-Michigan (primary); Right to Life of Michigan PAC

Michigan House 17th District 2020
General Vote: 28,570 of 46,436 (61%)
Primary Vote: 8,064 of 8,064 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 17th District 2018
General Vote: 18,513 of 33,263 (55%)
Primary Vote: 6,758 of 6,758 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Right to Life of Michigan, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPac, County Road Association of Michigan, Great Lakes Education Project, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Realtors

Michigan House 17th District 2016
General Vote: 20,232 of 38,738 (52%)
Primary Vote: 2,763 of 2,763 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Joseph Martin, Chief of Staff
Margie Roggelin, Constituent Relations Director
Tracy Oberleiter, District Liaison

Sponsored Legislation
SB 9
Income Tax Deductions
SB 10
Natural Gas
SB 11
Income Tax Credit
SB 54
School Curriculum
SB 58
Drug Paraphernalia
SB 97
Use Tax
SB 99
School Athletics
SB 112
Pregnancy Resource Centers
SB 151
Election Laws
SB 163
Disabled Veterans
SB 239
Distracted Driving
SB 260
Land Sales
SB 312
SB 341
Agricultural Equipment
SB 380
School Aid
SB 399
Mental Health
SB 473
Special Assessments
SB 534
School Attendance
SB 538
In-State Tuition
SB 557
State Permits
SB 624
Michigan Care Improvement Registry
SB 852
SOAR Earmark
SB 853
Bridge Repair Fund
SB 909
SR 3
Week Designation
SR 58
Date Designaton
SR 86
Week Designation
SR 98
SR 127
Date Designation
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