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James Johnson (Delaware)

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James Johnson
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Delaware House of Representatives District 16
Incumbent
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$42,750/year
Per diem$7,334 annual expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
James Johnson is a Democratic member of the Delaware House of Representatives, representing District 16. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.

Biography

Johnson is retired from Daimler Chrysler and served in the United States Army.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Delaware Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations, Vice Chair
Corrections, Chair
Joint Finance, Vice Chair
Judiciary
Labor
Public Safety & Homeland Security
Revenue & Finance
Veterans Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Johnson's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 7 - "increases the dollar amount of damages that can be recovered against a parent or guardian of a minor under the age of 18 years who causes property damage."
  • HB 128 - "permits law enforcement officers and probation and parole officers to retire after 25 years of service without penalty."
  • HB 225 - "State Council for Adult Offender Supervision as required by the Interstate Compact for the Supervision of Adult Offenders"

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2012

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2012

Johnson ran in the 2012 election for Delaware House of Representatives District 16. Johnson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 11, 2012 and defeated John Machurek in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 16, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Johnson Incumbent 96.5% 7,613
     Libertarian John Machurek 3.5% 277
Total Votes 7,890

2010

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2010

Johnson won re-election to the 16th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the primary election or the November 2, 2010, general election.[3]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 16
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png James Johnson (D) 5,328 100%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Johnson won re-election to the Delaware House of Representatives from Delaware's 16th District. Johnson ran unopposed in the general election, and he received 7,078 votes.[4] Johnson raised $20,675 for his campaign.[5]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Johnson is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Johnson raised a total of $56,675 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[6]

James Johnson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Delaware State House, District 16 Won $24,650
2010 Delaware State House, District 16 Won $11,350
2008 Delaware State House, District 16 Won $20,675
Grand Total Raised $56,675

2012

Johnson won re-election to the Delaware House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Johnson raised a total of $24,650.

2010

In 2010, Johnson raised $11,350 in contributions.[7]

No contributions to his campaign were of $1,000 or more.

2008

Below are Johnson's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[8]

Contributor 2008 total
DE Racing Assoc $600
DE Trial Lawyers Assoc $600
International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers $600
AFSCME $600
DE State Education Assoc $600

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Delaware House District 16
2004–present
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