was a Democratic candidate
for District 15
of the Indiana House of Representatives
. The primary election
was on May 4, 2010 and the general election was on November 2
- See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010
Downs lost to Republican incumbent Donald Lehe by a margin of 12,662 to 5,577 in the November 2 general election. Libertarian candidate Steve Helsel also ran, receiving 1,019 votes.
In the May 4 primary election, Downs defeated John Malan by a margin of 1,446 to 535 votes.