William Johnson, Vermont Representative
|Vermont House of Representatives, Essex-Caledonia-Orleans|
|1997 - Present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||17|
|Per diem||$107/day (non-commuter) |
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Profession||Owner, Johnson Farms|
Johnson earned his AS from Vermont Technical College in 1974.
Johnson has been the owner of Johnson Farms since 1978.
Johnson served on the Select Board for the Town of Canaan from 1987 to 1990. He then was the District Commissioner for the ACT 250 District 7 Board from 1992 to 1997.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Johnson served on the following committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Ways and Means|
Johnson won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Essex-Caledonia-Orleans. Johnson defeated Maurice Connary in the August 28 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Vermont House of Representatives, Essex-Caledonia-Orleans Republican Primary, 2012|
|William Johnson Incumbent||75.5%||77|
Comprehensive donor information for Johnson is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Johnson raised a total of $0 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 23, 2013.
|William Johnson's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Vermont State House, District Essex-Caledonia-Orleans||$0|
|2010||Vermont State House, District Essex-Caledonia-Orleans||$0|
|Grand Total Raised||$0|
2012Johnson won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Johnson raised a total of $0.
|Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to William Johnson's campaign in 2012|
|Total Raised in 2012||$0|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Johnson was up for re-election, he did not collect any money in donations.
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The Ethan Allen Institute, a Vermont-based free-market public policy research and education organization, released its biennial publication, the Vermont Voters' Report Card, for the years 2011-2012. The report showed how Vermont legislators in the state House and state Senate voted on key issues important to the Institute. Here's how Johnson voted on the selected bills:
|Vermont Voters Scorecard, 2011-2012|
|Health Provider Tax||Green Mountain Care||Education Taxation||Green Mountain Care||Property Rate Tax||Health Exchange||Green Mountain Care||Renewable Portfolio||CVPS Rebate|
Johnson has a wife, Ursula Szylvian.
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