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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 538 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 ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HR 115

    A resolution to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

  • HB 4764

    Insurance; health benefits; Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act; repeal. Repeals 2013 PA 182 (MCL 550.541 - 550.551).

  • HB 4763

    Public employees and officers; state; office of state poet laureate; create. Creates new act.

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  • HB 4756

    Legislature; rules; bills or initiative petitions to take effect upon the expiration of 90 days after the date they are filed with the secretary of state; provide for. Implements sec. 27, art. IV of the state constitution.

  • HJR U

    Legislature; rules; bills or initiative petitions to take effect upon the expiration of 90 days after the date they are filed with the secretary of state; provide for. Amends sec. 27, art. IV of the state constitution.

  • HR 106

    A resolution to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 on August 6, 2015.

Recent Votes

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HB 4517

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 270 Yeas 108 Nays 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10899.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 165

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 268 Yeas 96 Nays 13

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9688.0
•••No: 1311.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4327

Roll Call # 280 Yeas 61 Nays 47

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6156.0
•••No: 4743.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4391

Roll Call # 278 Yeas 74 Nays 34

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 7468.0
•••No: 3431.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4329

Roll Call # 282 Yeas 60 Nays 48

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6055.0
•••No: 4844.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 69

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 267 Yeas 104 Nays 5

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10495.0
•••No: 54.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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