Sen. Veronica Klinefelt

(D-Eastpointe)
2 Years
Senate District 11
6600 BOB
517-373-7670

senvklinefelt@senate.michigan.gov
Official Website

Biographical Information

Born: January 15, 1964 in Lawrence, KS
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Randy Klinefelt
Children: Brandy, Mike, Emily, Charlie
Education: Macomb Community College 2 years Wayne State University BS Criminal Justice
Community Activities: St. Jude partner in hope 30 years

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2026)
Other Offices: East Detroit School Board 6 years; Eastpointe City Council 8 years (Mayor pro-tem); Macomb County Commissioner, 2013-22

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 11th District 2022
General Vote: 56,119 of 106,514 (52%)
Primary Vote: 13,414 of 21,470 (62%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFL-CIO Michigan; American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 25; American Federation of Teachers Michigan; Michigan Association for Justice; Michigan Education Association PAC; Michigan League of Conservation Voters (primary); Michigan Nurses Association (primary); Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan; United Auto Workers

Political Activities: Michigan Association of Counties Board of Directors 8 years President of Michigan Association last year

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Emily Lefko, Chief of Staff
elefko@senate.michigan.gov
Noah Peterson, Constituent Relations Director
npeterson@senate.michigan.gov
Nora Teagan, Office Administrator/Scheduler
nteagan@senate.michigan.gov

Sponsored Legislation
SB 6
Prevailing Wages
SB 178
2023-24 MDOT Appropriations
SB 204
Vulnerable Adults
SB 212
Child Marriage
SB 229
Sales Tax Distribution
SB 230
Revenue Sharing Trust Fund
SB 353
Energy Assistance
SB 358
Health Insurers
SB 388
Credit Unions
SB 389
Escheats
SB 415
Sales Tax Exemptions
SB 416
Sales Tax Exemption
SB 421
Juvenile Justice Services
SB 448
Liquor Contorl
SB 481
Michigan Strategic Fund
SB 484
Health Insurers
SB 506
Food Service Establishments
SB 544
Occupational Licensing and Registration
SB 545
Occupational Licensing Fees
SB 618
Traffic Control
SB 638
Pharmaceuticals
SB 680
Death with Dignity
SB 690
Military Justice
SB 693
Sentencing Guidelines
SB 706
Driver Licenses
SB 716
Registration Plates
SR 4
Commemorative Anniversary
SR 22
MVAA
SR 53
Date Designation
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