Legislator Details


Alan Bruce Sanborn
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Number of sessions served 8
Gender: Male
Age at election: 41

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Date: 7/21/1957
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Married

Number of Children: 4


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Occupation: probation officer
Race: Caucasian or White

Education:
BS, Michigan State University in Social Science

Biographical Sketch:
Son of Judge Kenneth and Lois Sanborn. Served as Macomb County juvenile probation officer for 20 years. Member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Juvenile Justice Association of Michigan, Criminal Justice Advisory Committee for Rochester College, Michigan-Ontario Juvenile Officers Association, many local Chamber of Commerce.

Notable Facts:
Served in both chambers. His father presided over his oath in 1998. Assistant President Pro Tempore


Sessions Served:

Chamber: Senate
Party: Republican
Committees Served On: Banking and Financial Institutions , Economic Development and Regulatory Reform, Health Policy , Judiciary
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City of Residence: Richmond
County of Residence Macomb
District: 11
District Description: Townships of Armada, Bruce, Chesterfield, Harrison, Lenox, Macomb, Ray, Richmond, Shelby and Washington, cities of Mount Clemens, New Baltimore, Richmond (part)[see map in Manual p.151], Memphis (part) in Macomb County

Date Elected: 11/7/2006
Date Sworn In: 1/10/2007
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Reason for Leaving Office: N/A
End of Term Status: Re-elected

Maritial Status: Married
Notes: Chair of the Committee on Economic Development and Regulatory Reform; Vice-Chair of the Committee on Banking and Financial Institutions; Alternate for the Legislative Council
Chamber: Senate
Party: Republican
Committees Served On: Banking and Financial Institutions , Economic Development and Regulatory Reform, Health Policy , Judiciary
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City of Residence: Richmond Township
County of Residence Macomb
District: 11
District Description: Townships of Armada, Bruce, Chesterfield, Harrison, Lenox, Macomb, Ray, Richmond, Shelby and Washington, cities of Mount Clemens, New Baltimore, Richmond (part)[see map in Manual p.171], Memphis (part) in Macomb County

Date Elected: 11/7/2006
Date Sworn In: 1/10/2007
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Reason for Leaving Office: Term Limited
End of Term Status: Departed

Maritial Status: Married
Notes: Chair of the Committee on Economic Development and Regulatory Reform; Vice-Chair of the Committee on Banking and Financial Institutions. Alternate for the Legislative Council
Chamber: Senate
Party: Republican
Committees Served On: Banking and Financial Institutions , Economic Development, Small Business and Regulatory Reform , Families and Human Services , Judiciary
Postions Held:

City of Residence: Richmond
County of Residence Macomb
District: 11
District Description: Townships of Armada, Bruce, Chesterfield, Harrison, Lenox, Macomb, Ray, Richmond, Shelby and Washington, cities of Mount Clemens, New Baltimore, Richmond (part)[see map in Manual p.148], Memphis (part) in Macomb County

Date Elected: 11/5/2002
Date Sworn In: 1/8/2003
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Reason for Leaving Office: N/A
End of Term Status: Re-elected

Maritial Status: Married
Notes: He also served on the Legislative Council.
Chamber: Senate
Party: Republican
Committees Served On: Banking and Financial Institutions , Economic Development, Small Business and Regulatory Reform , Families and Human Services , Judiciary
Postions Held: Assistant President Pro Tempore

City of Residence: Richmond
County of Residence Macomb
District: 11
District Description: Townships of Armada, Bruce, Chesterfield, Harrison, Lenox, Macomb, Ray, Richmond, Shelby and Washington, cities of Mount Clemens, New Baltimore, Richmond (part)[see map in Manual p.148], Memphis (part) in Macomb County

Date Elected: 11/5/2002
Date Sworn In: 1/8/2003
Date Left Office:

Reason for Leaving Office:
End of Term Status: Re-elected

Maritial Status: Married
Notes: Chair of the Committee on Economic Development, Small Business and Regulatory Reform Alternate for the Legislative Council
Chamber: Senate
Party: Republican
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City of Residence: Richmond
County of Residence Macomb
District: 12
District Description: Townships of Bruce, Armada, Richmond, Washington, Ray, Shelby and Macomb; cities of Romeo, Utica, Sterling Heights, Fraser and part of Memphis [see map in Manual p.157 of 1999 ed.]

Date Elected: 11/6/2001
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Reason for Leaving Office: N/A
End of Term Status: Re-elected

Maritial Status: Married
Notes: Elected mid-session to replaced the expelled Sen. David Jaye. Sanborn resigned his House seat 11/8/2001
Chamber: House
Party: Republican
Committees Served On: Civil Law and the Judiciary, Criminal Justice , Insurance and Financial Services, Local Government and Urban Policy
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City of Residence: Richmond
County of Residence Macomb
District: 32
District Description: Townships of Bruce, Armada, Richmond, Washington, Ray and Shelby; cities of Utica, Richmond and part of Memphis [see map in Manual p.268] in Macomb County

Date Elected: 11/7/2000
Date Sworn In: 1/10/2001
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Reason for Leaving Office: See Notes
End of Term Status: Departed

Maritial Status: Married
Notes: Chair of the Committee on Insurance and Financial Services Elected to the Michigan Senate in Nov. 2001 in a mid-term election to replace the expelled Sen. David Jaye.
Chamber: House
Party: Republican
Committees Served On: Conservation and Outdoor Recreation , Criminal Law and Corrections, Family and Civil Law, Insurance and Financial Services
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City of Residence: Richmond
County of Residence Macomb
District: 32
District Description: Townships of Bruce, Armada, Richmond, Washington, Ray and Shelby; cities of Utica, Richmond and part of Memphis [see map in Manual p.271] in Macomb County

Date Elected: 11/3/1998
Date Sworn In: 1/13/1999
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Reason for Leaving Office: N/A
End of Term Status: Re-elected

Maritial Status: Married
Notes: Chair: Insurance & Financial Services.
Chamber: House
Party: Republican
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City of Residence: Richmond
County of Residence Macomb
District: 32
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Date Elected:
Date Sworn In: 3/3/1998
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Reason for Leaving Office:
End of Term Status: Re-elected

Maritial Status: Married Lori; children: 3, Adam, Mary Rose Louisa
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Bibliography:

Capitol2009 p.22; PolGryd; 1998 HJ p.340-41