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How Many Votes Did Berkley, Huntington Woods Lawmakers Miss in 2012?

The cities' representatives in the Michigan House and Senate had nearly perfect voting records.

It was a busy year in Lansing and we've got the scoop on how legislators representing Berkley and Huntington Woods performed.

Overall in Michigan, 13 of 38 senators had perfect voting records, while 62 out of 110 representatives did the same on roll call votes taken from Jan. 1, 2012, through Dec. 31, 2012, according to michiganvotes.org.

Read on to find out how lawmakers representing Berkley and Huntington Woods performed during the same period.

  • Sen. Vincent Gregory, D-Southfield, representing the 14th District including Huntington Woods, missed 11 roll call votes out of 1,082 taken. That is approximately 1 percent of votes in 2012.
  • Sen. John Pappageorge, R-Troy, representing the 13th District including Berkley, missed 3 roll call votes out of 1,082 taken. That is less than 1 percent of votes in 2012.
  • Rep. Ellen Lipton, D-Huntington Woods, representing the 27th District including Berkley and Huntington Woods, missed 12 roll call votes out of 904 taken. That is slightly more than 1 percent of votes in 2012.

Sen. Bert Johnson, D-Detroit, representing the 2nd District, missed the most votes in the Senate with 111; Rep. Rep. Jimmy Womack, D-Detroit, representing the 7th District, missed the most votes in the House with 409.

Very nice to see that Ellen Cogan Lipton and Vincent Gregory, our elected officials from Huntington Woods, missed less than 1 percent of the roll call votes. Proud to have you both represent me.

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