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Patrick Colbeck
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Michigan State Senate District 7
Assumed office
January 1, 2011
Current term ends
January 1, 2015
Political party Republican
Profession Independent management consultant, small business owner
Website Senate site
Patrick Colbeck is a Republican member of the Michigan State Senate, representing District 7 since January 1, 2011. He currently serves as State Senate Assistant Majority Caucus Leader.

Colbeck has more than 20 years of professional experience in the Aerospace, Defense, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Telecommunications, Automotive, Information Technology and financial services fields. Alongside his work as a Senator, Colbeck is an independent management consultant and president of Perspective Shifts, LLC since 2004. In 2007, Patrick formed Tek Made Easy, a web hosting services company.

Colbeck graduated from the University of Michigan with Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Aerospace Engineering. He has also studied at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Michigan State University, and the International Space University in Strasbourg, France.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Colbeck has been appointed to these committees:



See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2010

Colbeck won election to the 7th District of the Michigan State Senate in 2010. He defeated Democrat Kathleen Law, Libertarian Marlin Brandys, and Independents Michael Kheibari and John Stewart in the November 2 general election.[1]

Michigan State Senate, District 7 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Patrick Colbeck (R) 40,122
Kathleen Law (D) 2,895
John Stewart (I) 2,895
Marlin Brandys (L) 2,895
Michael Kheibari (I) 2,895

Campaign donors


In 2010, Colbeck raised $239,514 in contributions. [2]

His two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Senate Republican Campaign Cmte Of Michigan $44,548
Colbeck, Patrick J $14,638

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