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Wayne Johnson, Alabama Politician

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Wayne Johnson
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Alabama House of Representatives District 22
Incumbent
In office
November 3, 2010-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Wayne Johnson is a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 22. He first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Johnson's professional experience includes working as a substitute teacher, court bailiff, criminal investigator and deputy sheriff for Madison County. He served in the United States Army.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Criminal Justice
  • Subcommittee on Homeland Security and Immigration

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Johnson's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Lowering taxes on individuals and small businesses to create new jobs
  • Securing our fair share of funds for local roads and schools
  • Cutting wasteful spending, demanding accountability and restoring fiscal discipline
  • Supporting Volunteer Fire Departments and law enforcement across our community and making sure they have the tools they need to protect us
  • Partnering with local officials to build a new Senior Center and Storm Shelter in our community
  • Fighting liberal special interests in Montgomery and Washington to stop Obamacare and protect our Second Amendment

2010

Johnson's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Create new jobs
Excerpt: "Lower taxes on individuals and small businesses to create new jobs in our district and across Alabama."
  • Pass the "Arizona Law"
Excerpt: "Pass the "Arizona Law" to fight illegal immigration and make it easier for state agencies to work with and assist the federal government in this fight."
  • Protection from Obamacare
Excerpt: "Pass legislation to protect Alabama from Obamacare and wasteful stimulus bills that harm our American way of life and the lives of future Alabamians."
  • Four year property appraisals
Excerpt: "Return property appraisals from each year to every four years."
  • Get our fair share
Excerpt: "Bring an end to the unfair amount of our tax dollars being sent to the rest of Alabama and secure our share of funds for local roads and schools."
  • Support police and fire
Excerpt: "Support Volunteer Fire Departments and law enforcement throughout the district and make sure they have the equipment to protect our community."

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Johnson defeated incumbent Democrat Butch Taylor in the November 2 general election.[3]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 22 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Wayne Johnson (R) 9,523
Butch Taylor (D) 5,177

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Johnson raised $150,433 in contributions.[4]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Republican Party $99,353
Friends Of Mike Hubbard $19,500
Alabama Forestry Association $5,000
Alabama Trucking Association $2,500
ALA-TON Cmte $2,500

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Johnson's endorsements included the following:

  • Madison County Local Farmers Federations
  • Jackson County Local Farmers Federations
  • Alabama Citizens for Life
  • Huntsville / Madison County Builders Association
  • Alabama Retail Association

Personal

Johnson has two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Butch Taylor
Alabama House District 22
2010–present
Succeeded by
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