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MacDonald, Michael D. (R)

State Senator District 10
Office: 4200 Binsfeld Building
Term: First
Phone: (517) 373-7315
Home Address: 45307 Northport Dr., Apt. 3101, Macomb, MI 48044
Seat Number: 23
Standing Committees: Economic and Small Business Development, Health Policy and Human Services, Appropriations
Subcommittees: Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) / Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS)(VC), Community Health / Human Services, General Government, Transportation, Universities and Community Colleges
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


Sen. MacDonald won the state's 10th Senate District after he defeated former Democratic Rep. Henry YANEZ by securing 51.02 percent of the vote. 

MacDonald defeated three other Republicans in the August 2018 primary after he secured 59.4 percent of the vote. 


Sen. MacDonald was a financial representative for Northwestern Mutual and vice president of the Michigan Air Force Association.  He has worked as a doctoral researcher for the University of Phoenix. 

To read MIRS biography of Sen. MacDonald, click here.


He holds a doctorate from the University of Phoenix in Health Administration and a master's degree in business administration. 


He lives in Macomb Township with his wife Lauraane and their dog, Gizmo. 


He serves as a board member of the Friends of Macomb Township Foundation and is a member of the Clinton Township Kiwanis Club. 

Sen. MacDonald also serves as a doctoral mentor to those pursuing their doctoral degree. 


Eric Stocker
Cell Phone: 810-990-9506

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