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Michigan Legislature

NameMichigan Legislature
Legislature96th Michigan Legislature
Coa PicSeal of Michigan.svg
Coa AltThe Great Seal of the State of Michigan :: A.D. MDCCCXXXV
House TypeBicameral
House of Representatives
Leader1 TypePresident of the Senate
Leader1Brian Calley
Election1January 1, 2010
Leader2 TypeSenate Majority Leader
Leader2Randy Richardville
Election2January 12, 2011
Leader3 TypeSenate Assistant Majority Leader
Leader3David Hildenbrand
Election3January 12, 2011
Leader4 TypeSpeaker of the House
Leader4Jase Bolger
Election4January 12, 2011
Leader5 TypeHouse Majority Floor Leader
Leader5Jim Stamas
Election5January 12, 2011
MembersSenate: 38
House of Representatives: 110
House2House of Representatives
Political Groups1Republican: 26
Democrat: 12
Political Groups2Republican: 63
Democrat: 47
AuthorityArticle IV, Michigan Constitution
Last Election1November 2, 2010
Next Election1November 6, 2012
Last Election2November 2, 2010
Next Election2November 6, 2012
Meeting PlaceMichigan Capitol, Lansing, Michigan

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The Michigan Legislature is the legislative assembly of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is organized as a bicameral body consisting of the Senate, the upper house, and the House of Representatives, the lower house. Article IV of the state's Constitution, adopted in 1963, defines the role of the Legislature and how it is to be constituted. The Legislature meets in the Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan.

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