Nancy Johnson

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Nancy Johnson
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North Dakota House of Representatives District 37
Incumbent
In office
1998-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 16
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$162/day
Per diemUp to $1,569/month for lodging
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Dickinson Public School Board
1984-1999
Education
Bachelor'sNorth Dakota State University
Personal
ProfessionHome Economist
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Nancy Johnson is a Republican member of the North Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 37. She was first elected to the chamber in 1998.

Biography

Johnson earned a B.S. from North Dakota State University. Her professional experience includes working as a home economist and director of TMI Business Design Corporation.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Industry, Business and Labor
Political Subdivisions

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Johnson served on the following committee:

Elections

2010

See also: North Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Johnson won re-election to one of two seats in District 37 of the North Dakota House of Representatives. Johnson and Vicky Steiner (R) defeated Cindy Klein (D) in the November 2 general election.[2][3]

North Dakota State House, District 37
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Vicky Steiner (R) 3,464
Green check mark transparent.png Nancy Johnson (R) 3,088
Cindy Klein (D) 1,488

2006

See also: North Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Johnson won election by finishing 1st out of 4 candidates for District 37 of the North Dakota House of Representatives.[4]

North Dakota House of Representatives, District 37
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Nancy Johnson (R) 2,434
Green check mark transparent.png Francis Wald (R) 2,164
Cornelius (Connie) Kooren (D-NPL) 2,097
Stuart Savelkoul (D-NPL) 1,669

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Johnson received $6,400 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

North Dakota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Nancy Johnson's campaign in 2010
Lignite Energy Council$1,000
North Dakota Association Of Realtors$1,000
North Dakota Association Of Telecommunications Cooperatives$750
Marathon Oil$600
North Dakota Petroleum Council$500
Total Raised in 2010 $6,400

2006

In 2006, Johnson collected $3,125 in donations.[6]

These were the largest contributors in 2006.

Donor Amount
NORTH DAKOTA LIGNITE COUNCIL $500
NORTH DAKOTA ASSOCIATION OF TELEPHONE COOPERATIVES $400

Scorecards

See also: State legislative scorecards and State legislative scorecards in North Dakota

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2013-2014

In 2013, the 63rd North Dakota Legislative Assembly was in session from January 8 to May 4. In 2014, the 63rd North Dakota Legislative Assembly did not hold a regular session.

  • Legislators are scored on their votes on bills that were great interest to the family.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on bills impacting North Dakota's business community.

2011-2012

In 2011, the 62nd North Dakota Legislative Assembly was in regular session from January 4 through April 28. A special session was called by Governor Jack Dalrymple from November 7 through 12 to cover legislative redistricting and disaster relief.[7] In 2012, the 62nd North Dakota Legislative Assembly did not hold a regular session.

  • Legislators are scored on their votes on bills that were great interest to the family.
  • Legislators are scored on how they voted on the principles the Council seeks to promote.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes on bills relating to women's issues.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes on key small business issues.

NDPC: North Dakota Legislative Review

See also: North Dakota Policy Council: North Dakota Legislative Review

The North Dakota Policy Council, a North Dakota-based nonprofit research organization which describes itself as "liberty-based", published the North Dakota Legislative Review, a comprehensive report on how state legislators voted during the 2011 legislative session. The scorecard seeks to show how North Dakota legislators voted on the principles the Council seeks to promote. The Council recorded and scored votes on both spending bills and policy bills, and awarded points accordingly. Policy issues voted upon included income tax cuts, pension reform, and government transparency. On spending legislation, the Council accorded a percentage score based on how much spending the legislator voted against. On policy legislation, scores range from the highest score (100%) to the lowest (0%). A higher score indicates that the legislator voted more in favor of the values supported by the Council.[8] Johnson received a score of 25.30% on policy legislation and voted against 10.71% of state spending. Johnson was ranked 70th on policy and 25th on spending, out of 94 House members evaluated for the study.[9]

Personal

Johnson and her husband, Dennis, have three children. They currently reside in Dickinson, North Dakota.[1]

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