|Oregon State Senate District 16|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||8|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Oregon State House of Representatives|
|Board of Commissioners, Port of Saint Helens, Oregon|
|Bachelor's||Carleton College, 1973|
|J.D.||Lewis and Clark College, 1977|
|Birthday||January 12, 1951|
|Place of birth||Bend, OR|
Johnson is a former Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. She was owner of Transwestern Helicopters Incorporated from 1978 to 1993. She then worked as Manager for the Aeronautics Division of the Oregon Department of Transportation from 1993 to 1998. She is currently a commercial pilot.
Johnson earned her BA in History from Carleton College in 1973. She went on to receive her JD from Lewis and Clark College in 1977.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Johnson served on the following committees:
|Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Ways and Means|
|Oregon Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Joint Legislative Administration|
|• Joint Ways and Means|
|Oregon Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Emergency Board|
|• Fujian Sister State|
|• Legislative Administration|
|• Ways and Means|
- See also: Oregon State Senate elections, 2010
Johnson won re-election to the Oregon State Senate against Bob Horning (R). Johnson was not opposed in the Democratic primary election on May 18, 2010. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
|Oregon State Senate, District 16 (2010)|
|Betsy Johnson (D)||27,182|
|Bob Horning (R)||22,657|
On November 7, 2006, Johnson was re-elected to the 16th District Seat in the Oregon State Senate, besting Don Fell (R) and Robert Simmering (C).  Johnson raised $153,615 for her campaign, while Fell raised $10,038 and Simmering did not raise any money. 
|Oregon State Senate, District 16 (2008)|
|Betsy Johnson (D)||30,645|
|Don Fell (R)||16,040|
|Robert Simmering (C)||1,429|
In 2010, Johnson received $148,370 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Oregon State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Betsy Johnson's campaign in 2010|
|Oregon Soft Drink Association||$5,500|
|Oregonians For Healthy Communities||$5,250|
|Oregon Forest Industries Council||$5,000|
|Bar Pilots Of The Columbia River Political Cmte||$3,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$148,370|
In 2006, Johnson collected $153,615 in donations.
These were the largest contributors.
|OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS||$16,500|
|BAR PILOTS OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER||$5,000|
|OREGON BANKERS ASSOCIATION||$4,000|
Johnson has a husband, John Helm.
- Sen. Johnson's website
- Profile from the Oregon Senate website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
|Oregon State Senate District 16
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