Cast 98% Of All Eligible Roll Call
Votes This Session
(608 out of 618)
Shirkey, Mike (R)
State Senator District 16
BB - Binsfeld Building, BT - Boji Tower, CB - Capitol Building, HOB - House Office Building
Sen. Shirkey was first elected to the Michigan Senate in 2014 when he ran unopposed in the GOP primary for the right to replace retiring Sen. Bruce Caswell. In the general election, Shirkey defeated Democrat Kevin Commet 61 to 39 percent.
Shirkey won his second term in 2018 after defeating Democrat Val Cochra TOOPS with 62.7 percent of the vote. He defeated Republican Matt DAME with 63.5 percent of the vote.
Following the November election, Shirkey, was officially elected Senate Majority Leader by his Senate GOP caucus.
Prior to joining the Senate, Shirkey served two terms in the Michigan House where he was a major force behind passing the expansion of Medicaid in Michigan as well as a leading voice behind the effort to make Michigan a Right to Work state.
During his last term in the House, Shirkey chaired the Michigan Competitiveness Committee and served on the Energy & Technology, Financial Liability Reform, Government Operations and Health Policy Committees.
Senator Shirkey is the founder and owner of Orbitform, a leading engineering company that manufactures forming, fastening, joining and assembly equipment for a wide range of industries and applications. The company provides world-class prototype engineering services for assembly of parts and specialized forming and fastening. Shirkey also worked for General Motors in various management and engineering roles for 13 years.
To read MIRS biography of Sen. Shirkey, click here.
Sen. Shirkey earned a bachelor's degree from General Motors Institute (GMI) in 1978, and a master of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1979.
Sen. Shirkey is the proud father of three and devoted husband of 34 years to Sue. Mike and Sue also have several grandchildren
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(06-24-2020)GOP Lawmakers Want $1.3B Into Local School Reopening (06-23-2020)Legislature Could Repeal '45 Emergency Powers Without Gov's Sig Under Proposal (06-22-2020)Juneteenth Festivities Call To Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis (06-19-2020)Whitmer: Attempts To Strip Power 'Irresponsible, Dangerous and Foolish' (06-17-2020)Gov Signs Bill Codifying Part Of Her COVID Executive Order (06-11-2020)Hair Salons Set To Reopen Statewide June 15, June 10 For U.P., Up North (06-05-2020)Here's How We See The House Races, Districts 61-70 (06-04-2020)Hair Salons Claim Michigan Is Only State They Can't Open (06-02-2020)Gov, Lawmakers Wait For Other To Make First Move On Budget (05-28-2020)Shirkey Calls Whitmer A Liar; Gov's Spox Asks SML For Apology (05-27-2020)Former Leaders Once Called For Tax Hike To Fix Roads; Not Now (05-26-2020)Gov Wins Round One In Suit With Legislature (05-21-2020)River Rises To 35 Feet After Dam Failures Near Midland (05-20-2020)As Budgets Tighten, Schools Will See Many New Expenses (05-20-2020)Gov: UP, Traverse City Area Allowed To Reopen Some Businesses Friday (05-18-2020)Gov Says Lawmakers 'Incited' Protest; GOP Spox: 'She's Talking Out Of Both Sides Of Her Mouth' (05-15-2020)Noosed Barbie Doll Sparks Lone Issue At 'Judgement Day' (05-14-2020)Former Sen. 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(03-30-2020)May Elections To Be Held By Mostly Mail (03-27-2020)Detroit House Member Tests Positive For COVID-19 (03-26-2020)Gov. v. Legislature On EOs? (03-26-2020)Whitmer To Michiganders: Stay Home To 'Save Lives' (03-23-2020)Open Meetings Act Changed To Let Gov'ts Meet Electronically (03-18-2020)Shirkey's Offer To Pay For Extended School Year Rejected (03-18-2020)Shirkey's Offer To Pay For Extended School Year Rejected (03-18-2020)Legislature Approves $125M More In Coronavirus Response (03-17-2020)House, Senate Scheduled To Meet; K-12 Funding Is Top Priority (03-16-2020)Fundraisers Going Virtual . . . If They're Happening At All (03-16-2020)Whitmer Orders Events Of 250 Or More Be Cancelled Or Postponed (03-13-2020)State Government Can Spend $75M On Coronavirus Under Supplemental (03-12-2020)Capitol Restrictions Put In Place As Coronavirus Hits 12th MI Person (03-12-2020)Nesbitt To Chair Advice And Consent (03-12-2020)Lucido Decries SBO Report As Putting 'Politics Before Process' (03-12-2020)House, Senate To Keep Schedule, For Now, Despite Arrival Of Virus In State (03-11-2020)Parochiaid, 'Swanky' Algebra Program Part Of $321M Supplemental Senate Set To Support Thursday (03-11-2020)Republicans Fundraising Numbers Off Whitmer's Gas Tax Dubbed 'Fantastic' (03-09-2020)Lucido Removed From Advice & Consent, Review Finds Accusers 'Credible' (03-05-2020)Senate Passes Road Bonding Guardrails (03-04-2020)Bits And Tidbits (03-04-2020)Whitmer: Prez Endorsement? Not Yet (03-04-2020)RTA Teed-up For Positive House Tuesday (03-02-2020)Oberlin To Be Assistant Secretary Of Senate (02-28-2020)Swope: Voter Confidence at Risk (02-28-2020)Senate Makes Heartwell Rejection Official (02-27-2020)Gov, AG, Legislative Leaders Wade Into Wayne State Conflict (02-26-2020)Supplemental Deal Close (02-25-2020)State Wants Expedited Decision On Healthy Michigan Work Requirements (02-25-2020)Shirkey Reconsidering AV Ballot Efficiency Bills (02-25-2020)Shirkey Reconsidering AV Ballot Efficiency Bills (02-25-2020)Bits And Tidbits (02-25-2020)Counties, Cities Get More Road Money Under Bills (02-20-2020)SML Against Open Absentee Ballots Early; House OK With Joint Counting Boards (02-19-2020)Lawmakers Looking At Funding For Local Roads (02-19-2020)Shirkey, Nesbitt A Blank Slate On Paying College Athletes (02-19-2020)Bits And Tidbits (02-19-2020)Bits And Tidbits (02-19-2020)Shirkey: I Was In Serious Pain (02-14-2020)Rejected NRC Appointee Supports Deer Baiting Ban (02-13-2020)Senate Rejects First Whitmer Appointment (02-13-2020)Governor Accuses Shirkey, Senate R's Of 'Sexist, Partisan' Games (02-13-2020)High Water Issues Bring Out Differences In Legislative Leaders (02-11-2020)VNP Predicts Bills On Term Limits, Other Reforms In A Few Months (02-11-2020)Student Loan Refinancing Program Among New Budget Investments (02-06-2020)Whitmer Rehearsing For Big Speech (02-03-2020)Chatfield's Leadership PACs Alone Best Entire Dem Caucus (01-31-2020)Bits And Tidbits (01-31-2020)Bits And Tidbits (01-31-2020)Gov's Rebuilding MI Funds 5 Projects From Northern Regions Of State (01-30-2020)We've Made Her Real Road Funding Offers, GOP Leaders Say (01-30-2020)Whitmer Oversold Bonding Idea, Legislative Leaders Claim (01-30-2020)Shirkey, Lawmakers To Say 'Hola' To Cuba Agriculture, Markets (01-28-2020) Toll Road Study Bill Passes Senate With Other Transportation Bills (01-28-2020) Shirkey's Top 5 Wish List Items For 2020 (01-27-2020)Whitmer SOS II, What Might We Expect? 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(11-26-2019)Could Prolonged Budget Standoff Put MI Into One-State Recession? (11-25-2019) Menorah Moved Back To Capitol Grounds (11-22-2019) Top Jewish Leader Calls For Menorah Next To Xmas Tree (11-22-2019) Senate GOP Wages Written War On Whitmer (11-22-2019)Shirkey Apologizes To Whitmer, Dems For 'Bat-Shit Crazy' Quote (11-21-2019)Granholm's Former Lead Attorney On Whitmer: 'She's May Be Even Tougher' (11-18-2019)Granholm's Former Lead Attorney On Whitmer: 'She's May Be Even Tougher' (11-18-2019)MLPP Head Wants Pause on Medicaid Work Requirements (11-15-2019)Islanders Fear 'Devasting' Cuts To Schools, Health Care, Tourism (11-15-2019)Shirkey: ‘We’ll Come Back If Whitmer Changes Her Mind’ (11-13-2019)Senate Sends Deer-Baiting Ball Back To House (11-13-2019)Shirkey Nixes Big Menorah On Capitol Lawn (11-12-2019)Gov: Supplemental Could Be 'A Few Weeks' Away (11-12-2019)Geiss: Shirkey's Abortion-Slavery Comparison 'Incredibly Insensitive' (11-12-2019)Gov: Supplemental Could Be 'A Few Weeks' Away (11-12-2019)Gov: Supplemental Could Be 'A Few Weeks' Away (11-12-2019)Shirkey Compares 'Scourge Of Abortion' To Slavery (11-08-2019)House Primes Admin Board Bills Just In Case (11-07-2019)Deal Quashed, Senate Republicans Say: ‘No’ (11-07-2019)End To State Admin Board Standoff Hinges On Boilerplate Agreement (11-05-2019)Gaming, Statute of Limitations For Flint Water On The Menu (11-05-2019)Gilchrist Letter Signals Potential Breakthrough In Negotiations (11-04-2019)'My Governor' Line Draws Under the Radar Fire (11-04-2019)Legislature Spikes CON's Limitations On Cancer Treatment (10-30-2019)Lights Will Be Off At Ad Board On Halloween (10-30-2019)House Puts Its Money On Sports Betting, Internet Gambling (10-30-2019)Legislature Spikes CON's Limitations On Cancer Treatment (10-30-2019)Whitmer Offers To Undo 'Certain' Ad Board Transfers; Lawmakers Suggest 'All' (10-29-2019)Bits And Tidbits (10-29-2019)U.S. Term Limits: 'We Are Here, We Are Watching' (10-28-2019)Conyers, Detroit's Congressional Rep For Half A Century, Dead At 90 (10-28-2019)Singh: Asking Whitmer To Rollback Admin Board Powers Is 'Ludicrous' (10-28-2019)Conyers, Detroit's Congressional Rep For Half A Century, Dead At 90 (10-28-2019)Republicans Widen Cash On Hand Advantage Over Dems (10-25-2019)Chatfield PACs Raise $356K In 3Q, $772K In '19 (10-25-2019)Republicans Widen Cash On Hand Advantage Over Dems (10-25-2019)Chatfield Suggests Cap On Admin Board Transfers (10-24-2019)Could VNP Alliance With GOP Make Anti-Redistricting Suits Disappear? 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(10-04-2019)Quadrant Focuses On Policy, Not Budget (10-03-2019)Gov Wants Supplemental; Shirkey Says 'The Budget Is Done' (10-02-2019)Shirkey, Hertel Talk To Media Post-Vetoes (10-02-2019)Whitmer Flexes Executive Muscle With Vetoes, Ad Board Moves Money (10-01-2019)R's Aren't Taking $1B Giveback Off The Table (10-01-2019)Gov Preps Ad Board For Possible Budget Rearrangement (09-30-2019)House, Senate Not Returning Until Oct. 2 (09-26-2019)House, Senate Not Returning Until Oct. 2 (09-26-2019)Hollier's Aggregates Bill Dumped Onto Transportation Committee (09-25-2019)Shirkey Warns Of 'Fractured' Relationship If Whitmer Rewrites Budgets (09-25-2019)2,500 No-Fault Protesters March On Capitol (09-25-2019)2,500 No-Fault Protesters March On Capitol (09-25-2019)Legislators Deal Without Gov To Pass 15 Budgets (09-24-2019)MDOT Budget With $857M From General Fund Sent To the Governor (09-24-2019)Rest Assured, These Won't Be Issues for Long -- Right? 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(09-13-2019)Ballenger: Current Legislature Most Dominant Since 1965-66 (09-13-2019)Senate D's Do Have Some Budget Leverage (09-13-2019)Ballenger: Current Legislature Most Dominant Since 1965-66 (09-13-2019)Local Option Road Funding Bills Rolled Out (09-12-2019)Republican Plan To Put $500M More Toward Roads (09-12-2019)Budget Negotiations Break Down Over Road Funding (09-11-2019)Shirkey Open To Giving Locals More Road Taxing Options (09-11-2019)Stamas Suggests GOP Budget Could Be Used In A Pinch (09-10-2019)Stamas Suggests GOP Budget Could Be Used In A Pinch (09-10-2019)Did The Governor Cave-In Or Astutely Back-Off? (09-09-2019)Governor Puts Road Funding Talks On Blocks (09-09-2019)Whitmer Team Says GOP Actions 'Leading State To Trump-Style Shutdown' (09-06-2019)Work Requirements Apply To 42% Of Healthy MI Participants (09-06-2019)Whitmer Team Says GOP Actions 'Leading State To Trump-Style Shutdown' (09-06-2019)Whitmer Team Says GOP Actions 'Leading State To Trump-Style Shutdown' (09-06-2019)Whitmer Team Says GOP Actions 'Leading State To Trump-Style Shutdown' (09-06-2019)Whitmer Team Says GOP Actions 'Leading State To Trump-Style Shutdown' (09-06-2019)House, Senate Pushing Ahead With Budgets (09-05-2019)Shirkey Spox: We're With Whitmer On Flavored Vaping Ban (09-04-2019)Quadrant Meeting Yields Brainstorming Session (09-04-2019) Work Requirement Change Would Save DHHS $3M (09-03-2019)Whitmer: We're Not Granholm, Dillon And Bishop (09-03-2019)‘Don’t Think MPSERS, Think MEGA,’ Ananich Suggests (08-29-2019)Leaders Agree To Meet Soon After More Barbs Fly (08-28-2019)Ananich Not Worried; Greig Says GOP Wasted Summer (08-28-2019)Shirkey: 'Don’t Ask Me, Ask Her' (08-28-2019)Speaker Looking At Taxing Freight Haulers (08-26-2019)Sikkema: They'll Get Road Deal (08-23-2019)Legislative Leaders Hand Whitmer 'Menu' Of Road Funding Options (08-22-2019)Whitmer Expects To See GOP Road Plan Thursday (08-21-2019)Biz Community Keeping Tabs On Who Votes For More Road Money (08-20-2019)Biz Community Keeping Tabs On Who Votes For More Road Money (08-20-2019)House GOP Kicks Around Shirkey Gas Tax Idea (08-19-2019)Whitmer Team Believes Calendar Demands R's Come Up With Road Plan (08-19-2019)Bits And Tidbits (08-16-2019)Bits And Tidbits (08-16-2019)Shirkey Not Advocating $1B In Budget Cuts; Asks Hertel To Help Make That Clear (08-14-2019)Shirkey: There Will Be No Government Shutdown (08-13-2019)Whitmer Broaches Gun Safety Issue With GOP Leaders (08-12-2019)Whitmer Broaches Gun Safety Issue With GOP Leaders (08-12-2019)WMPF: 30-Yr MPSERS Bond Costs Taxpayers $13B Less Than Status Quo (08-07-2019)Whitmer Talks Gun Control In Wake Of Dayton/El Paso (08-07-2019)Budget Negotiations Update (08-05-2019)Budget Negotiations Update (08-05-2019)Patterson Dies At Age 80; Funeral Aug. 15; Poisson Sworn In (08-03-2019)Patterson Dies At Age 80; Funeral Aug. 15; Poisson Sworn In (08-03-2019)Chatfield-Shirkey 'Close On Roads;' Legislature Not Coming Back Until Aug. 26 (07-29-2019)Chatfield Raises $264K In 3 PACs, Lasinski PAC With $100K In Cash On Hand (07-25-2019)House R's Got $1.65M In The Bank; Senate D's Are Debt Free (07-25-2019)Miller Criticizes Mitchell's Departure Announcement; Who Runs In MI-10? (07-24-2019)Whitmer Open To Extending Bonding Payments (07-24-2019)Whitmer Open To Extending Bonding Payments (07-24-2019)Miller Criticizes Mitchell's Departure Announcement; Who Runs In MI-10? (07-24-2019)Freedom Fund Declares Crisis In 'Underfunded' Pension Plan (07-19-2019)Hertel Predicts Gas Tax Increase For Final Budget Deal (07-18-2019)VNP 'Actively Looking' At Term Limits For Possible Ballot Drive (07-12-2019)Using New Gas Tax Revenue For Locals Discussed (07-09-2019)MPSERS ReFi Will Be Part Of Republican Road Plan (07-08-2019)