Spotlight on Senator Sam Singh

Apr 4, 2024

by Liz Gullett

As MLC’s Communications and Social Media Manager, Liz Gullett keeps clients informed and up-to-date on the goings on in Lansing and the Capitol.

SinghSenator Sam Singh (D-East Lansing) has the distinction of being the first Indian American elected to the Michigan Senate. He was elected to leadership by his peers, serving as the Majority Floor Leader, responsible for scheduling and managing the day-to-day operations of legislative movement during session.

Senator Singh is serving his first term in the Senate. He previously served three terms in the Michigan House of Representatives. He serves as chair of the Oversight Committee and sits on the following standing committees: Government Operations, Energy and Environment, and Natural Resources and Agriculture. Additionally, Senator Singh sits on the following Appropriations Subcommittees: Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy; Agriculture and Natural Resources; General Government; Department of Education; and Universities and Community Colleges. He is a graduate of Michigan State University.

Previous public service includes serving as East Lansing Mayor and as a member of the East Lansing City Council. In addition to public office, he was president and CEO of the Michigan Nonprofit Association, a senior consultant for the New Economy Initiative, and CEO of Public Policy Associates.

He represents the 28th Senate District in mid-Michigan. The district includes portions of Ingham, Clinton, and Shiawassee counties. The district includes portions of Lansing, East Lansing, DeWitt, and Williamston.

We asked Senator Singh a couple of questions to learn more about him:

    • What’s your favorite travel destination outside of Michigan?
      • Senator Singh – Visiting friends in Chicago.
    • What’s your favorite hobby other than politics?
      • Senator Singh – We love to travel. We are always looking to explore new cities and countries.
    • What did you want to be when you were a kid?
      • Senator Singh – An astronaut.
    • What’s your favorite game to play or sport to watch and/or play?
      • Senator Singh – I love to watch college basketball, especially MSU. Go Green!

To stay up-to-date with news on Senator Singh, you can follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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