Linda Johnson (Kansas)

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Linda Johnson
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Former candidate for
Kansas House of Representatives, District 40
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sKansas State University
Master'sUniversity of Minnesota
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Linda Johnson was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 40 of the Kansas House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Johnson's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Keeping public education -- historically the pride of Kansas -- strong and effective.
  • Restoring our fiscal responsibility and ending our budget crisis while restoring our tax balance.
  • Creating good jobs that will let our young people stay in Kansas and thrive, not just survive.
  • Serving our veterans.
  • Protecting our rights.
  • Strengthening transportation and Infrastructure.
  • Promoting Lansing and Leavenworth.[1][2]

2012

Johnson's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[3]

  • Excerpt: "Education and children’s health"
  • Excerpt: "Balanced budget with everyone paying their fair share and"
  • Excerpt: "Creating good jobs so Kansans can thrive, not just survive."

Elections

2014

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kansas House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Linda Johnson was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent John Bradford was unopposed in the Republican primary. Bradford defeated Johnson in the general election.[4][5]

Kansas House of Representatives District 40, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Bradford Incumbent 54% 3,044
     Democratic Linda Johnson 46% 2,590
Total Votes 5,634

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Johnson ran for election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 40. Johnson defeated Claudia Logue in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by John Bradford (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[6][7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 40, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Bradford 51.1% 4,121
     Democratic Linda Johnson 48.9% 3,939
Total Votes 8,060

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Johnson's endorsements included:[8]

  • Kansas National Education Association
  • Leavenworth NEA
  • Lansing Education Association
  • Pony Express Uniserv
  • Kansas AFL-CIO Cope
  • Sierra Club Kansas Chapter
  • National Association of Social Workers Kansas Chapter
  • Kansas Association for Justice
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 124
  • Kansas Contractors Association
  • Laborers' International Union of North America Local 1290
  • Carpenters' District Council of Greater St. Louis and Vicinity
  • Kansas Beer Wholesalers Association

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