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Phillip Johnson
Phillip Johnson.jpg
Tennessee House Of Representatives District 78
In office
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Arkansas, 1983
BirthdayMarch 26, 1961
Place of birthTexarkana, TX
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Office website
Phillip Johnson (b. March 26, 1961) is a former Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing the 78th District. He did not running for re-election in 2012.[1]

Johnson joined the Tennessee State House of Representatives in 2003 and served in that position until 2012.

Johnson has been the owner/operator of Beaumont Building Inspections since 1996, and earned his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas in 1983.

Committee assignments


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

Pensions and Insurance


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

Subcommittee on Utilities, Banking
Subcommittee on Rural Roads, Chair


Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Phillip Johnson endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]



See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

Johnson ran for re-election to the 78th District seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the August 5 primary.[3] He defeated Democrat Danny R. Twork in the general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]


On Nov. 4, 2008, Johnson won re-election to the 78th District Seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives, defeating opponent David Davidson (D).[5]

Johnson raised $87,645 for his campaign while Davidson raised $80,480.[6]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 78 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Phillip Johnson (R) 14,784
David Davidson (D) 8,661

Campaign donors


In 2010, Johnson received $45,425 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

Tennessee House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Phillip Johnson's campaign in 2010
Tennessee Bankers Association$2,000
Tennessee Highway Contractors$2,000
Tennessee Medical Association$1,500
Young, Tracy$1,500
Outdoor Advertising Association Of Tennessee$1,500
Total Raised in 2010 $45,425


Johnson raised $87,645 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[8]

Donor Amount
Tennessee Legislative Committee $16,489
House Republican Caucus $4,500
Williamson County Republican Party $3,000
Justin Potter Wilson $2,000
Barbara E. Wilson $2,000


Johnson and his wife, Allison, have two children.

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Preceded by
Tennessee House of Representatives District 78
Succeeded by
Mary Littleton (R)