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Jack Johnson

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Jack Johnson
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Tennessee State Senate District 23
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 15, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$19,009/year
Per diem$173/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTexas State University
Personal
Birthday07/25/1968
Place of birthAmarillo, TX
ProfessionSenior Vice President, Pinnacle Financial Partners
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jack Johnson is a Republican member of the Tennessee State Senate, representing District 23. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Johnson graduated with his Bachelor's degree in 1989 in Education from Texas State University. He is the Senior Vice President of Pinnacle Financial Partners.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Johnson served on the following committees:

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce and Labor, Chair
Government Operations, Chair
State & Local Government, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

District 23

Johnson represents Tennessee Senate District 23. District 23 includes Williamson and part of Davidson Counties.

Issues

In November 2013, Johnson sponsored a bill to repeal Tennessee’s “jock tax,” which is a $2,500 per game tax on hockey matches. The bill was supported by the National Hockey League Player’s Association (NHLPA). The NHLPA lobbied the state’s General Assembly to repeal the tax fully. The bill fell by the wayside during disputes between interested parties and was never voted upon.[1]

Presidential preference

2012

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

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

Elections

2014

See also: Tennessee State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Tennessee State Senate will consist of a primary election on August 7, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 3, 2014. Incumbent Jack Johnson is unopposed in the Republican primary.[3]

2010

See also: Tennessee State Senate elections, 2010

Johnson was re-elected to the 23rd District seat in 2010. He also faced no opposition on the general election ballot on November 2, 2010. However, he defeated Melanie Hollis who campaigned in opposition as a write-in candidate. He was unopposed in the August 5 primary.[4][5]

Tennessee State Senate, District 23, General Election 2010
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Jack Johnson (R) 64,891
Melanie Hollis (Write-in) 288

2006

On Nov. 7, 2006, Johnson won election to the 23rd District Seat in the Tennessee State Senate, defeating opponent Mary Parker (D).[6]

Johnson raised $365,131 for his campaign while Parker raised $364,775.[7]

Tennessee State Senate, District 23 (2006)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Jack Johnson (R) 46,722
Mary Parker (D) 32,109

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Johnson is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Johnson raised a total of $819,985 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 20, 2013.[8]

Jack Johnson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State Senate, District 23 Not up for election $211,777
2010 Tennessee State Senate, District 23 Won $106,053
2008 Tennessee State Senate, District 23 Not up for election $137,024
2006 Tennessee State Senate, District 23 Won $365,131
Grand Total Raised $819,985

2012

Johnson was not up for election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Johnson raised a total of $211,777.

2010

Johnson won re-election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Johnson raised a total of $106,303.

2008

Johnson was not up for election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Johnson raised a total of $137,024.

2006

Johnson won election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Johnson raised a total of $365,131.

Personal

Johnson and his wife, Deanna, have three children. They currently reside in Brentwood, Tennessee.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jim Bryson
Tennessee Senate District 23
2007-present
Succeeded by
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