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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 517 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) ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HR 90

    A resolution to declare May 17-23, 2015, as Michigan Week in the state of Michigan.

  • HR 88

    A resolution urging the United States Supreme Court to continue its critical role in protecting citizens' rights under the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution and urging the states to express support for the Fourteenth Amendment.

  • HB 4595

    Holidays; other; "Fred Korematsu Day"; designate as January 30. Amends title of 2003 PA 225 (MCL 435.301 - 435.303) & adds sec. 4.

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  • HB 4592

    Weapons; firearms; references in sentencing guidelines; update. Amends secs. 11b & 16m, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11b & 777.16m). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4590'15

  • HB 4591

    Weapons; firearms; references to pistol in penal code; update Amends secs. 223 & 232a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.223 & 750.232a). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4590'15

  • HB 4590

    Weapons; firearms; license or background check for purchase of firearms; require. Amends secs. 2, 2a, 2b, 12 & 14a of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.422 et seq.).

Recent Votes

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SB 221

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 183 Yeas 110 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 110100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4555

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 176 Yeas 109 Nays 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10999.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4557

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 178 Yeas 109 Nays 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10999.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4215

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 181 Yeas 70 Nays 40

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7063.0
•••No: 4036.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4212

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 180 Yeas 70 Nays 40

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7063.0
•••No: 4036.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4558

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 179 Yeas 106 Nays 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10696.0
•••No: 43.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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