Constance Johnson

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Constance Johnson
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Oklahoma State Senate District 48
Incumbent
In office
2005-Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2005
Next primaryAugust 26, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Pennsylvania
Personal
Place of birthHoldenville, OK
ReligionChurch of the Living God
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Constance N. Johnson (b. 1952) is a Democratic member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing District 48. She was first elected to the chamber in 2005.

Johnson is a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate in Oklahoma in a 2014 special election to fill the seat of Tom Coburn, who is retiring.[1] Johnson and Jim Rogers will head to a runoff primary on August 26, 2014, because neither candidate was able to secure 50 percent of the vote in the Democratic primary on June 24, 2014.[2]

Biography

Johnson earned her B.A. in French from the University of Pennsylvania. Her professional experience includes working as a consultant.[3]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Johnson served on the following committees:

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Energy
Finance
Health and Human Services
Rules

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Johnson served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Johnson served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: United States Senate special election in Oklahoma, 2014

Johnson is running in the 2014 special election for the U.S. Senate in Oklahoma to fill the seat of Tom Coburn.[1] Johnson and Jim Rogers will head to a runoff primary on August 26, 2014, because neither candidate was able to secure 50 percent of the vote in the Democratic primary on June 24, 2014.[2] The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

U.S. Senate, Oklahoma Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Connie Johnson 43.8% 71,402
Jim Rogers 35.3% 57,557
Patrick Hayes 20.8% 33,908
Total Votes 162,867
Source: Results via Associated Press

Polls

Democratic primary
Poll Jim Rodgers Connie JohnsonPatrick Michael HayesUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
SoonerPoll.com
May 5-10, 2014
9.4%9.2%9.2%76.3%+/-3.9631
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org

2010

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2010

Johnson ran for re-election to the Oklahoma State Senate. She defeated Steven Davis, Mark P. Temple and Clyde E. Madden in the Democratic primary election on July 27, 2010. Johnson ran unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 2, 2010. Vote totals were not reported.[4][5][6][7]

2006

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2006

Johnson raised $60,562 for this campaign, in which she ran unopposed.[8][9]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Constance Johnson is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Constance Johnson raised a total of $172,062 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 15, 2013.[10]

Constance Johnson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma State Senate, District 48 Not up for election $36,044
2010 Oklahoma State Senate, District 48 Won $53,961
2008 Oklahoma State Senate, District 48 Not up for election $21,495
2006 Oklahoma State Senate, District 48 Won $60,562
Grand Total Raised $172,062

2012

Constance Johnson was not up for election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Constance Johnson raised a total of $36,044.
Oklahoma State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Constance Johnson's campaign in 2012
Lemon, Robert D$5,000
Friends of Connie Johnson 2010$2,183
Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing$1,500
Chickasaw Nation$1,000
Oklahoma Association of Nurse Anesthetists$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$36,044
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Constance Johnson won re-election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Constance Johnson raised a total of $53,961.

2008

Constance Johnson was not up for election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Constance Johnson raised a total of $21,495.

2006

Constance Johnson won election to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Constance Johnson raised a total of $60,562.

Personal

Johnson has three children and currently resides in Holdenville, OK.[3]

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Oklahoma State Senate District 48
2004–present
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