David M. Johnson

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David Johnson
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Former candidate for
New York State Senate, District 32
Bachelor'sColgate University (1983)
ProfessionIndependent Field Inspector/Entrepreneur
David Johnson was a 2014 Independence Party candidate for District 32 of the New York State Senate.

Johnson was removed from the ballot before the primary.[1]


Johnson is an Independent Field Inspector/Entrepreneur, associated with the Society of Field Inspectors. He graduated from Colgate University in 1983 and previously worked as editor of a nationally recognized business publication.[2]

For over 25 years, Johnson has worked to promote Human Rights. Major issues that he has focused on are inclusion, globalization through P.E.A.C.E., prosperity, the protection and preservation of Human Rights, Intellectual Property, creating Stable Communities, Economic Equality, Youth Engagement, Fair Immigration, Ethical Representation, Healthcare Access and Cultural Development issues.[2]

Johnson's work has focused on "Developing The Next Generation Of Global P.E.A.C.E. (The Promotion of Education and Community Empowerment) Leaders."[2]



See also: New York State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New York State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on September 9, 2014. The general election took place November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 10, 2014. Incumbent Ruben Diaz was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Jasmine Marte was unopposed in the Conservative primary. Elliot Quinones (D) and David M. Johnson (IND) were removed from the ballot before the primaries. Diaz also ran on the Republican ticket. Diaz defeated Marte in the general election.[3][4][5]

New York State Senate District 32, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRuben Diaz (also Republican) Incumbent 89.1% 27,531
     None Blank 7% 2,165
     Conservative Jasmine Marte 3.7% 1,153
     None Scattering 0.1% 40
Total Votes 30,889


See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012

Johnson ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 32. Johnson ran unopposed in the Independence primary on September 13, 2012 and was defeated by incumbent Ruben Diaz (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[6][7][8][9]

Johnson stated, "The people should remain in the process and have the power to control their destiny." The slogan for his 2012 campaign is - "Toward A Different Conclusion –'I AM YOU.'"[2]

New York State Senate, District 32, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRuben Diaz Incumbent 97.1% 72,950
     Independence David M. Johnson 2.9% 2,188
Total Votes 75,138



Johnson is a member of the Colgate’s Lawyers Association, member of NSOFI (National Society of Field Inspectors), active in the Father’s for Progress in the Bronx, is one of the founders of ESG (Economic Stability Group) For Youth and works with the Lay The Guns Down Foundation, the nationally recognized organization to Stop The Violence and Empower Our Youth called The Thoughts Of Black Men and also The R.I.C.H. (Rich Into Cultural Heights) Organization that mentors with their “Rights of Passage” Programs and educates public school children in technology and communications. Johnson was also a former advisor to the Second Chance Program Committee at Rev. Al Sharpton’s N.A.N (National Action Network).[2]

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