Keith Downey, Republican Candidate for State Senate District 49

Downey is running against Melisa Franzen to fill the Senate seat vacated by Geoff Michel.

General Information

Name : Keith Downey 
Age : 32
Place of residence : Edina, MN



Attended college : Yes
College : University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
Degree : BBA
Year of graduation : 1983

Grad school

University : University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
Degree : MIS

Employment Information

Employers : Epic Systems, Unisys, Virchow Krause Consulting

Political Information

Party affiliation : Republican
Running for a: State office 
Running for position: Minnesota State Senate
Chamber/district: SD 49
Incumbent: No
Previous elective offices : Minnesota State Representative (2008-present)
Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: NA

Party HQ

5200 Willson Road
Suite 150
Edina, MN


Website : www.keithdowney.com
Facebook : facebook.com/repkeithdowney
Twitter: twitter.com/repkeithdowney

Other facts

Keith was born and raised in Edina, the son of a school teacher. Keith received his BBA degree from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. Keith and his wife Amy have three children. The Downeys love the outdoors and sports, and are active members of Christ Presbyterian Church. Keith's charitable and community involvement includes:

  • Board of Governors, Opportunity International
  • Edina Rotary
  • Steering Committee, Minnesota Business Ethics Award
  • Corporate support of Camp Courage, VEAP, and United Way
  • Youth coach - soccer, volleyball and baseball
  • Treasurer, Southview Parent Council
  • Volunteer: Feed My Starving Children, Paint-a-Thon, Families Moving Forward, Camp Courage
  • Church council, small group leader, mentor


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