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Randy Richardville

Majority Leader, Michigan Senate


Randy Richardville was elected to the Michigan Senate in November, 2006. Upon re-election in 2010, he was selected as Senate Majority Leader by his fellow Republican caucus members. Prior to his election to the Senate, Richardville spent three terms in the Michigan House of Representatives from 1999-2004.

Throughout his years in the Legislature, Richardville has been a leader in several areas – especially economic development, and veteran’s and children’s issues. Among his legislative accomplishments, he has passed laws to expand neighborhood enterprise zones; extend brownfield tax credits to clean-up industrial property; expand Smartzones; create training requirements for mortgage loan officers; expand state programs to help those facing foreclosures; and create a lead-free safe housing registry.

He is currently a member of the Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners Board of Directors, Michigan Children’s Trust Fund Board, National Rifle Association, Ducks Unlimited, Habitat for Humanity Church Relations Committee, Education Foundation for Monroe Public Schools, the Monroe Senior Center Board of Directors, the Community Foundation of Monroe County, and the Bedford Business Association, and Saline Area, Manchester, Milan, Jackson and Monroe County Chambers of Commerce.

Richardville was born and raised in Monroe County. He earned a degree in finance from Albion College and later earned his Masters of Management from Aquinas College.