Tory Rocca

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The Honorable
Tory Rocca
Member of the Michigan Senate
from the 10th district
Assumed office
January 1, 2011
Preceded by Michael Switalski
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 30th district
In office
January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010
Preceded by Sal Rocca
Succeeded by Jeff Farrington
Personal details
Born Sterling Heights, Michigan
Political party Republican
Parents Sal Rocca and Sue Rocca
Alma mater University of Michigan

Tory Rocca (born 1973) is a member of the Michigan Senate. He is the son of Sal Rocca and step son of Sue Rocca, both of whom served in the State House of Representatives. In fact they have all represented essentially the same district in Sterling Heights, Michigan.

Currently the District is numbered 10 and includes all of Utica, Sterling Heights, Clinton Township, and Roseville.

Rocca currently chairs the Regulatory Reform Committee in the Senate and is the vice-chair of the Families, Seniors and Human Services Committee. He also serves on the Senate Judiciary and Banking & Financial Institutions Committees.

Rocca was raised in Sterling Heights. On his website he says that he first became involved as a volunteer in political campaigns in the 1970s, indicating he was helping to elect his father Sal to office at least by the time he was five.

Rocca is a graduate of the University of Michigan and later worked for Johnson Controls in Troy as a lab technician. He then returned to the University of Michigan where he received a law degree. He passed the Michigan bar exam in 2000. He has been involved in business law and product liability law.