|Michigan House of Representatives District 26|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
Townsend won election to the District 26 Seat in 2010. He defeated Frank Houston, Bob Klotz and Kevin McLogan in the August 3 Democratic primary. He defeated Ken Rosen (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 26 General election (2010)|
|Jim Townsend (D)||15,490|
|Ken Rosen (R)||13,347|
|James Young (L)||938|