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How Many Votes Did St. Clair Shores Lawmakers Miss in 2012?

The city's representatives in the Michigan House and Senate had nearly perfect voting records.

It was a busy year in Lansing and we've got the scoop on how legislators representing St. Clair Shores performed.

Overall in Michigan, 13 of 38 senators had perfect voting records, while 62 out of 110 representatives did the same on roll call votes taken from Jan. 1, 2012, through Dec. 31, 2012, according to michiganvotes.org.

Read on to find out how lawmakers representing St. Clair Shores performed during the same period.

  • Sen. Steve Bieda, D-Warren, representing the 9th District including St. Clair Shores, missed six votes out of 1,912 taken.
  • Rep. Anthony Forlini, R-Harrison Township, representing the 24th District including St. Clair Shores, had a perfect voting record, missing zero votes out of 904 taken.

Sen. Bert Johnson, D-Detroit, representing the 2nd District, missed the most votes in the Senate with 111; Rep. Rep. Jimmy Womack, D-Detroit, representing the 7th District, missed the most votes in the House with 409.

Legislators will return to Lansing on Jan. 9 for the start of the Michigan House and Senate's 2013 session.

Rick Alan January 04, 2013 at 09:05 PM
State Rep. Anthony Forlini Sponsored the bill, which was passed, to make it harder for elected officials to be recalled, before he left office. Once again we can thank one of our lame duck legislators for sticking it to us one last time before leaving office.

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