Current Candidate Information

Michigan Senate 17th District
Branch, Berrien (part), Calhoun (part), Cass, Hillsdale (part), Jackson (part), St. Joseph

Kim LaSata for State Senate
R-Niles
PO Box 495, Saint Joseph, MI 49085
(269) 849-9860
klasata@hotmail.com
http://Lasataforstatesenate.com
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: ABC of Michigan PAC (primary); Michigan Manufacturers Association, Michigan Farm Bureau, Right to Life of Michigan, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Great Lakes Education Project, Michigan Freedom Network,

Primary Vote: 13,631 of 35,348 (38%)

Biographical Information

Home Address: 2720 US 31 N, Niles, MI  49120
(269) 697-1768
Born: April 20, 1963 in St. Joseph
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Charles LaSata
Children: Sarah LaSata, Anna LaSata, Chas LaSata, Claire LaSata
Education: Western Michigan University, Education, BS, cum laude; Western Michigan University, Literacy Studies, Masters, summa cum laude
Employment/Military Record: 5th grade at Lake Michigan Catholic Elementary School in Saint Joseph Michigan for more than a decade.
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan Senate 21st District 2018
General Vote: 58,164 of 100,061 (58%)
Primary Vote: 15,344 of 28,105 (54%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Right to Life of Michigan (dual endorsement with Dave Pagel), Michigan Freedom Network, Michigan Chamber of Commerce

Michigan House 79th District 2016
General Vote: 23,657 of 40,247 (58%)
Primary Vote: 3,622 of 6,686 (54%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Right to Life of Michigan (joint endorsement with two other candidates in Republican primary); Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Association of Police Officers, Michigan Fraternal Order of Police, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPac

Political Activities: Active in the Berrien County Republican party for more than 30 years. In addition to campaigning for candidates in Berrien County for more than 25 years, campaigned for Republican House candidates from Saint Joseph to Monroe to Dearborn to Warren to Sault Ste. Marie and Muskegon. Secretary, Berrien County Republican Women's Club.
Community Activities: Past president of Berrien County Guardianship Services, Inc., Capstone Center, and Women's Service League; past vice chair of Child and Family Services, Inc.
Religion: Roman Catholic

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Katherine Witkowski, Chief of Staff
kwitkowski@senate.michigan.gov
Daniel Carrick, District Director
dcarrick@senate.michigan.gov
Jacklyn Foreman, Office Administrator/Scheduler
jforeman@senate.michigan.gov

Sponsored Legislation
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PA 90
vehicles
SB 194
licensing
SB 213
PA 159
Long-Term Care
SB 249
Substitute Teachers
SB 262
Merit Examinations
SB 281
Voter Registration
SB 283
Absent Voter
SB 302
Vetoed
Voter Registration
SB 351
Traffic Control
SB 411
Special Education
SB 563
Outdoor Safety
SB 603
Student Health
SB 625
Law Enforcement Memorial
SB 626
Law Enforcement Memorial
SB 627
PA 81
Indiana-Michigan State Line
SB 628
PA 82
Indiana-Michigan State Line
SB 629
Immunization Exemptions
SB 692
Dual Enrollment
SB 693
Dual Enrollment
SB 697
Income Tax
SB 713
Campaign Finance
SB 739
Community Colleges
SB 740
Community College
SB 769
PA 137
Economic Development
SB 801
School Transportation
SB 842
PA 212
Higher Education Appropriations
SB 843
Community Colleges Appropriations
SB 868
Learning Materials
SB 939
Abortion
SB 951
State of Emergency
SB 970
Broadband
SB 1044
Sanctuary Policies
SB 1061
Local Government Reimbursement Fund
SB 1085
Insurance
SR 6
catholic schools week
SR 69
Month Designation
SR 103
Week Designation
SR 128
COVID-19 Mandag
SR 141
Week Designation
SR 172
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