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LaSata, Kim (R)

State Senator District 21
Office: S-310 Capitol Building
Term: First
Phone: (517) 373-6960
Email: senklasata@senate.michigan.gov
Home Address: PO Box 495, St. Joseph, MI 49085
Website: https://www.statesenatorkimlasata.com
Seat Number: 31
Standing Committees: Transportation and Infrastructure(VC), Economic and Small Business Development, Energy and Technology, Health Policy and Human Services, Insurance and Banking, Appropriations
Subcommittees: Universities and Community Colleges(C), Joint Capital Outlay(VC), Community Health / Human Services
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


POLITICAL CAREER

Sen. LaSata won the 21st Senate district in November 2018 after she defeated Democrat Ian HAIGHT when she secured 58.1 percent of the vote. 

In the Republican primary, she beat back former Rep. Dave PAGEL when she won 54.6 percent of the vote. 

Prior to running for the Senate, LaSata served one two-year term in the Michigan House representing the 79th House District. 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Prior to entering elective politics, Sen. LaSata taught fifth grade at Lake Michigan Catholic Schools.  In 2015 she was honored as Teacher of the Year.

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

EDUCATION

Sen. LaSata is a graduate of Lake Michigan Catholic High School in St. Joseph.  She earned a bachelor's degree in Education and a master's in Literacy Studies from Western Michigan University. 

PERSONAL

She is married to former Rep. Charles LaSATA, and the couple has four children. 

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Stephanie Bogema
Cell Phone: 269-377-1790
sbogema@senate.michigan.gov

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