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Aaron Johanson

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Aaron Johanson
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Hawaii House of Representatives District 32
In office
January 19, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 19, 2013
Years in position 4
Minority Whip, Hawaii State House of Representatives
Base salary$46,272/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Aaron Ling Johanson is a Republican member of the Hawaii House of Representatives. He has represented District 32 and served as House Minority Whip since 2011.

Johanson previously worked as a legislative analyst for state Rep. Lynn Finnegan during the 2005 and 2010 legislative sessions; he was also deputy chief of staff for former Lieutenant Governor Duke Aiona. He currently serves on the Legislative Federal Economic Stimulus Program Oversight Commission for Hawaii. Before becoming active in Hawaiian state politics, he held several political jobs in Washington, D.C. Johanson was Deputy Chief of Staff at the U.S. Mint, and Director of Schedule C Appointments and Deputy Associate Director of the White House personnel office. He graduated with a B.A. in History from Yale University.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Johanson has been appointed to these committees:



See also: Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2010

Johanson had no opposition in the September 18 primary. He defeated Lei Sharsh in the general election on November 2, 2010.[1]

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 32 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Aaron Johnson (D) 3,304 52.2%
Lei Sharsh (R) 2,553 40.3%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Johanson raised $62,147 in contributions. [2]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Johanson, Cynthia Ling $2,000
Hawaii Association Of Realtors $2,000
Hawaii Republican Party $2,000
Sanpei, Charles H $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Lynn Finnegan
Hawaii House District 32
Succeeded by