Wayne Johnson (Alabama)

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Wayne Johnson
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Alabama House of Representatives District 22
Former member
In office
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Campaign website
Wayne Johnson is a former Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 22 from 2010 to 2014.


Johnson's professional experience includes working as a substitute teacher, court bailiff, criminal investigator and deputy sheriff for Madison County. He served in the United States Army.

Committee assignments


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

  • Subcommittee on Criminal Justice
  • Subcommittee on Homeland Security and Immigration


Campaign themes


Johnson's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Lowering taxes on individuals and small businesses to create new jobs
  • Securing our fair share of funds for local roads and schools
  • Cutting wasteful spending, demanding accountability and restoring fiscal discipline
  • Supporting Volunteer Fire Departments and law enforcement across our community and making sure they have the tools they need to protect us
  • Partnering with local officials to build a new Senior Center and Storm Shelter in our community
  • Fighting liberal special interests in Montgomery and Washington to stop Obamacare and protect our Second Amendment


Johnson's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Create new jobs
Excerpt: "Lower taxes on individuals and small businesses to create new jobs in our district and across Alabama."
  • Pass the "Arizona Law"
Excerpt: "Pass the "Arizona Law" to fight illegal immigration and make it easier for state agencies to work with and assist the federal government in this fight."
  • Protection from Obamacare
Excerpt: "Pass legislation to protect Alabama from Obamacare and wasteful stimulus bills that harm our American way of life and the lives of future Alabamians."
  • Four year property appraisals
Excerpt: "Return property appraisals from each year to every four years."
  • Get our fair share
Excerpt: "Bring an end to the unfair amount of our tax dollars being sent to the rest of Alabama and secure our share of funds for local roads and schools."
  • Support police and fire
Excerpt: "Support Volunteer Fire Departments and law enforcement throughout the district and make sure they have the equipment to protect our community."



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014; a runoff election took place where necessary on July 15, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Dennis Stephens was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Ritchie Whorton defeated incumbent Wayne Johnson in the Republican primary. Whorton then defeated Stephens in the general election.[3][4][5][6][7]

Alabama House of Representatives District 22, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRitchie Whorton 74.2% 8,688
     Democratic Dennis W. Stephens 25.6% 2,998
     NA Write-In 0.1% 17
Total Votes 11,703

Alabama House of Representatives, District 22 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRitchie Whorton 58.4% 2,828
Wayne Johnson Incumbent 41.6% 2,018
Total Votes 4,846


See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Johnson defeated incumbent Democrat Butch Taylor in the November 2 general election.[8]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 22 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Wayne Johnson (R) 9,523
Butch Taylor (D) 5,177

Campaign donors


In 2010, Johnson raised $150,433 in contributions.[9]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Republican Party $99,353
Friends Of Mike Hubbard $19,500
Alabama Forestry Association $5,000
Alabama Trucking Association $2,500
ALA-TON Cmte $2,500



In 2014, Johnson's endorsements included the following:

  • Madison County Local Farmers Federations
  • Jackson County Local Farmers Federations
  • Alabama Citizens for Life
  • Huntsville / Madison County Builders Association
  • Alabama Retail Association


Johnson has two children.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Butch Taylor
Alabama House District 22
Succeeded by
Ritchie Whorton (R)