Michael Downing

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Michael Downing
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New Hampshire State Senate District 22
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Michael Downing (b. October 20, 1954) is a former Republican member of the New Hampshire State Senate. He represented the 22nd District from 2006 to 2010.

Downing served in the New Hampshire State House of Representatives from 1996 to 2002. He ran again in 2002 but was not re-elected.

Downing served in the 82nd Military Police Company of the 82nd Airborne in the United States Army from 1976 to 1979. He then worked for the New Hampshire State Police from 1976 to 1995.

Downing earned his AA from New Hampshire College. He went on to receive his B.A. from Franklin Pierce College in 1986.



See also: New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2010

Downing was eligible but did not run for re-election in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Michael Downing won the election for New Hampshire State Senate, District 22 with 16,436 votes.

Downing raised $72,034 for his campaign.[1]

New Hampshire State Senate, District 22 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Downing (R) 16,436
Dadak (D) 10,313
Others 22

Campaign donors

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Michael Downing's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Michael W. Downing $5,044
New Hampshire Association of Realtors $2,750
Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire $2,000
Demers Group $1,750
Granite State Teamsters $1,250

Committee assignments

While in the New Hampshire State Senate, Downing served on the following committees:


Downing and his wife, Heidi, have five children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
New Hampshire State Senate District 22
Succeeded by
Chuck Morse