|Connecticut House of Representatives District 51|
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Johnston has worked as a meter reader with Connecticut Light and Power. He is the Former Vice Chair and current Member of the Putnam Democratic Town Committee.
Johnston is a member of Local 457 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union, Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation, and a coach with Thompson Youth Basketball, Woodstock Little League, and WPTP Junior Football League.
On November 4, 2008, Johnston won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives from Connecticut's 51st District. Johnston ran unopposed in the general election, and he received 9,150 votes.
- Connecticut House Democrats - Representative Shawn Johnston
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
|Connecticut State House District 51
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Daniel S. Rovero
State of Connecticut
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