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Tom Johnson
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Illinois State Senate District 48
Former member
In office
January 12, 2011 -2013
Elections and appointments
AppointedDecember 2010
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Illinois House of Representatives
1992 – 2002
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan (1970)
J.D.DePaul University (1974)
Date of birthApril 30, 1945
Place of birthOakland, California
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Tom Johnson is a former Republican member of the Illinois State Senate. He has represented District 48 since 2011.

Johnson was selected to fill the remainder of Randy Hultgren's term following his resignation.[1]



See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Johnson did not run for re-election in 2012.

Committee assignments


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


Illinois Opportunity Project

See also: Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card

The Illinois Opportunity Project, "an independent research and public policy enterprise that promotes legislative solutions in advance of free markets and free minds," annually releases its Legislative Vote Card, grading all members in both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly on the basis of their support of "pro-growth economic policies that increase personal freedom and reign in expansive government."[2][3]


Johnson received a score of 85.71 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of B according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 17th highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[3]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Randy Hultgren (R)
Illinois Senate District 48
Succeeded by
Andy Manar (D)
Preceded by
Illinois House of Representatives
Succeeded by