Jim Townsend

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Jim Townsend
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Michigan House of Representatives District 26
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democratic
Website http://026.housedems.com/
Jim Townsend is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 26th District since January 1, 2011.

Previous Offices Held


Political Campaign History

Townsend served as the executive director of the Tourism Economic Development Council.



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

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)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Townsend (D) 15,490
Ken Rosen (R) 13,347
James Young (L) 938

More Voting Record Details

Jim Townsend’s Committee Assignments, 2007-2008 Legislature

  • Tax Policy
  • Local, Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs

Liz Brater’s Campaign Contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State


Rep. Jim Townsend
N790 House Office Building P.O. Box 30014 Lansing, MI 48909-7514 Phone: (517) 373-3818 jimtownsend@house.mi.gov

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Political offices
Preceded by
Marie Donigan
Michigan House of Representatives District 26
Succeeded by