Doreen Johnson

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Doreen Wonda Johnson
Candidate for
New Mexico House of Representatives, District 5
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sMarymount University
Place of birthCrownpoint, NM
ProfessionOwner of Wonda Johnson Consulting
Campaign website
Doreen Wonda Johnson is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 5 of the New Mexico House of Representatives.


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.[1]


Campaign themes


Johnson's campaign website highlights the following priorities:[2]

  • 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."



See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New Mexico House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014, and a general election will take 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 will face write-in candidate incumbent Sandra Jeff (D) in the general election. [3][4]



In 2014, Johnson's endorsements include the following:[5]

  • 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.[1]

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