D. Wonda Johnson
|Doreen Wonda Johnson|
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 5|
|January 20, 2015 - present|
|December 31, 2016|
|Years in position||0|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Place of birth||Crownpoint, NM|
|Profession||Owner of Wonda Johnson Consulting|
Johnson earned her B.A. from Marymount University in 2009. Her professional experience includes being the owner of Wonda Johnson Consulting since 2013, as an executive staff assistant for the Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President from 2011 to 2013, as a convention & events director for the National Indian Education Assn. (NIEA) from 2004 to 2011 and as an intergovernmental liaison and consultant for special projects for the Arizona State Governor’s Office from 1992 to 2003.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Johnson served on the following committees:
|New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Regulatory and Public Affairs|
Johnson's campaign website highlighted the following priorities:
- Excerpt: "Covering the basics in San Juan and McKinley counties: educational achievement, accessible healthcare and improved infrastructure."
- Excerpt: "Enhancing longterm economic development and workforce opportunities so that families can enjoy a high quality of life."
- Excerpt: "Maximizing resources to improve services for our elders and veterans."
- Excerpt: "Celebrating New Mexico’s rich cultural diversity and rural way of life: farming, ranching, tourism, cultural arts and music."
Elections for the office of New Mexico House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014, and a general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 4, 2014. Doreen Johnson defeated Charles Long in the Democratic primary. Johnson defeated incumbent Sandra Jeff (D), who had been removed from the primary ballot and qualified as a write-in candidate, in the general election.
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 5 General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Sandra Jeff Incumbent||13.7%||763|
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 5 Democratic Primary, 2014|
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In 2014, Johnson's endorsements included the following:
- Standing Rock Chapter of the Navajo Nation
- Conservation Voters New Mexico
- AFSCME Council 18
- Vice-President Jonathan Perry, Becenti Chapter of the Navajo Nation
- Vice-President Jay R Degroat, Mariano Lake Chapter of the Navajo Nation
- Representative Gail Chasey, NM House
- Jake Singer, President, Walk With Warriors & Military Order of the Purple Heart
- Quinton RomanNose, Fmr. Director, National Indian Education Association (NIEA)
Johnson competed in and won both Miss Indian Phoenix and Miss Indian America.
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- New Mexico House of Representatives
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- Profile from the New Mexico House of Representatives
- Profile from Open States
- Official campaign website
- Doreen Johnson on Facebook
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- www.doreenjohnson.com, "About Doreen," accessed May 14, 2014
- www.doreenjohnson.com, "Platform," accessed May 14, 2014
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "Official Results Primary Election - June 3, 2014," accessed July 7, 2014
- New Mexico State Legislature, "2014 Primary Election Candidates," accessed May 13, 2014
- www.doreenjohnson.com, "Endorsements," accessed May 14, 2014
Sandra Jeff (D)
|New Mexico House of Representatives - District 5
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