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Jim Townsend

Democratic — Representative — District 26
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Jim Townsend represents House District 26 in the Michigan House, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 456 bills.

2010 123380.0
2012 111995.05

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    N0790 Anderson House Office Building
    124 North Capitol Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 5173733818

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News and Blog Coverage

Townsend Retirement Tax Reform Would Prevent Tax Increases on Surviving Spouses

LANSING — Bipartisan backed legislation introduced by State Rep. Jim Townsend (D-Royal Oak), House Bill 4124, would ensure surviving spouses are not subjected to a tax increase as a result of the loss of their loved one. “I view this legislation as resolving an unintended consequence that can occur in ...

Oakland House Democrats Sworn In to Serve in State House

LANSING � Members of the Michigan House Democratic caucus from Oakland County � including House Democratic Leader and 29th District Rep. Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills), new members Rep. Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) from the 27th District, Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) from the 35th District and Rep. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) ...

Oakland House Democrats Sworn In to Serve in State House

LANSING � Members of the Michigan House Democratic caucus from Oakland County � including House Democratic Leader and 29th District Rep. Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills), new members Rep. Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) from the 27th District, Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) from the 35th District and Rep. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HB 4262

    Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of carrying a concealed weapon in a prohibited place; enact. Amends sec. 11b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11b). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4261'15

  • HB 4261

    Weapons; firearms; weapon-free zones; amend concealed weapon act to include libraries. Amends sec. 5o of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.425o).

  • HB 4242

    Financial institutions; money transmitters; posting of fees and rates for money orders and other money transmission services; require. Amends 2006 PA 250 (MCL 487.1001 - 487.1047) by adding sec. 35.

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  • HB 4232

    State agencies (existing); civil rights; investigation and report of certain deaths caused by law enforcement officers; require of department of civil rights. Amends sec. 602 of 1976 PA 453 (MCL 37.2602).

  • HR 15

    A resolution to encourage the U.S. Congress to reauthorize the Older Americans Act.

  • HCR 2

    A concurrent resolution to encourage the U.S. Congress to reauthorize the Older Americans Act.

Recent Votes

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HB 4154

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 21 Yeas 87 Nays 22

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 8779.0
•••No: 2220.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4156

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 23 Yeas 89 Nays 20

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 8981.0
•••No: 2018.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4152

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 19 Yeas 87 Nays 22

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 8779.0
•••No: 2220.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4151

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 18 Yeas 80 Nays 29

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 8073.0
•••No: 2926.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4155

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 22 Yeas 88 Nays 21

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 8880.0
•••No: 2119.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4153

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 20 Yeas 85 Nays 24

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 8577.0
•••No: 2422.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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