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|Position = Michigan State Senate, District 2
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{{tnr}}'''Bert Johnson''' is a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Michigan's 13th congressional district elections, 2012|the 13th Congressional District]] of [[Michigan]]. He is currently a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan State Senate]], representing District 2 since January 1, 2011. Prior to his time in the Senate, Bert served two terms in the [[Michigan House of Representatives|Michigan House]], representing District 5.
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{{tnr}}'''Bert Johnson''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan State Senate]], representing District 2 since January 1, 2011. Prior to his time in the Senate, Johnson served two terms in the [[Michigan House of Representatives|Michigan House]], representing District 5. He was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Michigan's 13th congressional district elections, 2012|the 13th Congressional District]] of [[Michigan]].
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
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Bert received his education at the University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy and went on to become a Criminology and Security Administration major at the University of Detroit, Mercy.  
 
Bert received his education at the University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy and went on to become a Criminology and Security Administration major at the University of Detroit, Mercy.  
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Johnson served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Health Policy
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|Committee3 = Redistricting
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|Committee4 = Regulatory Reform
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|Chair4 = Vice-chair
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|Committee5 =
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Johnson served on these committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriation
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|Committee2 = Redistricting
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|Committee3 = Regulatory Reform
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee5 =
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Johnson served on these committees:
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Regulatory Reform
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Banking and Financial Services
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|Committee3 = Energy and Technology
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|Committee4 = Health Policy
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|Committee5 = Public Employee Health Care Reform
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan's 13th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan's 13th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
Goci is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Michigan, 2012|Michigan's]] [[Michigan's 13th congressional district elections, 2012|13th District]]. He faces incumbent [[John Conyers, Jr.]], [[Glenn Anderson]], [[Shanelle Jackson]], and [[John Goci]] in the Democratic primary. [[Harry T. Sawicki]] is running as the Republican candidate.
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Johnson ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Michigan, 2012|Michigan's]] [[Michigan's 13th congressional district elections, 2012|13th District]]. He was defeated by incumbent [[John Conyers, Jr.]] in August 7 the Democratic primary.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_US_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS Associated Press primary results]</ref>
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{{Primary election box 2012
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|Chamber=  Michigan's 13th Congressional District
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|party= Democratic
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|winner1 =John Conyers, Jr.
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|Inc1 = N
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|candidate2 =Glenn Anderson
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|candidate3 =Shanelle Jackson
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|candidate4 =Bert Johnson
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|candidate5 =John Goci
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|votes1 =38371
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|votes2 =12586
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|votes3 =8708
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|votes4 =6928
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|votes5 =2664
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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==State Legislature committee assignments==
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==Campaign donors==
===2011-2012===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Johnson has been appointed to these committees:
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|Name=Johnson
* [[Appropriation Committee, Michigan State Senate|Appropriations]]
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|Full name=Bert Johnson
* [[Redistricting Committee, Michigan State Senate|Redistricting]]
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|year=2006
* [[Regulatory Reform Committee, Michigan State Senate|Regulatory Reform]], Vice Chair
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|Editdate= May 28, 2013
* Statutory Committee on Administrative Rules
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=8472 ''Follow the Money'', "Johnson, Bert." Retrieved May 28, 2013.]</ref>
* Subcommittee on General Government, Vice Chair
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|party=Democratic
* Subcommittee on Judiciary, Vice Chair
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|totalraised2012=18180
* Subcommittee on the Department of Energy, Labor and Economic Growth, Vice Chair
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|result2012=N/A
 
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|office2012=Michigan State Senate, District 2
===2009-2010===
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|totalraised2010=45900
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Johnson served on these committees:
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|result2010=Won
* [[Regulatory Reform Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Regulatory Reform]] (Chair)
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|office2010=[[Michigan State Senate elections, 2010|Michigan State Senate, District 2]]
* [[Banking and Financial Services Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Banking and Financial Services]]
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|totalraised2008=47677
* [[Energy and Technology Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Energy and Technology]]
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|result2008=Won
* [[Health Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Health Policy]]
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|office2008=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008|Michigan State House, District 5]]
* [[Public Employee Health Care Reform Committee, Michigan House of Representatives| Public Employee Health Care Reform]]
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|totalraised2006=40303
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|result2006=Won
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|office2006=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2006|Michigan State House, District 5]]
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==Campaign Donors==
 
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the [[Federal Election Commission]] during the [[United States Congress elections, 2012|2012 elections season]]. Below are Johnson's reports.<ref>[http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/cancomsrs/?_12+H2MI13113 ''Federal Elections Commission'' "Bert Johnson's Summary Report," Accessed July 2, 2012]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Johnson
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|full Name = Bert Johnson
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=134956
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|office= Michigan State Senate
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|new = off
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 18180
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|org1 = Dte Energy
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|org2 = CMS Energy
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|org3 = AFSCME
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|org4 = Huizenga, J.C.
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|org5 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
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|orgamount1 = 3700
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|orgamount2 = 1700
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 900
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|}}
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Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the [[Federal Election Commission]] during the [[United States Congress elections, 2012|2012 elections season]]. Below are Johnson's reports.<ref>[http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/cancomsrs/?_12+H2MI13113 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Bert Johnson's Summary Report," Accessed July 2, 2012]</ref>
 
{{Campaign finance reports
 
{{Campaign finance reports
 
|Name = Bert Johnson (2012)
 
|Name = Bert Johnson (2012)
 
|Political Party = Democratic
 
|Political Party = Democratic
|Report 1 = April Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/258/12951577258/12951577258.pdf#navpanes=0 ''Federal Elections Commission'' "Bert Johnson April Quarterly," Accessed July 2, 2012]</ref>
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|Report 1 = April Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/258/12951577258/12951577258.pdf#navpanes=0 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Bert Johnson April Quarterly," Accessed July 2, 2012]</ref>
 
|Date 1 = March 31, 2012
 
|Date 1 = March 31, 2012
 
|Beginning Balance 1 = 5799.66
 
|Beginning Balance 1 = 5799.66
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Johnson
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|full Name = Bert Johnson
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125740
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|office= Michigan State Senate
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|new = yes
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 45900
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|org1 = Michigan Association Of Realtors
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|org2 = Capitol Affairs
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|org3 = Invest In Michigan PAC
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|org4 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
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|org5 = SEIU Healthcare Michigan Local PAC
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|orgamount1 = 5300
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 4000
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|orgamount5 = 2500
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|}}
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===2008===
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Johnson
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|full Name = Bert Johnson
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106716
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 47677
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|org1 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|org2 = United Automobile Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers Of America
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|org3 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
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|org4 = Michigan Health & Hospital Association
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|org5 = AT&T
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|orgamount1 = 3795
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|orgamount2 = 3000
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|orgamount3 = 1900
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|orgamount4 = 1900
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|orgamount5 = 1382
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|}}
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===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Johnson
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|full Name = Bert Johnson
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90311
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = yes
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 40303
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|org1 = Johnson, Bert
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|org2 = Generations PAC
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|org3 = Michigan Auto Dealers Association
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|org4 = Michigan Education Association
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|org5 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|orgamount1 = 5270
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 1500
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|orgamount5 = 1500
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*[http://www.senate.mi.gov/dem/johnson/ Senate website]
 
*[http://www.senate.mi.gov/dem/johnson/ Senate website]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=10876 Michigan Votes - Bert Johnson]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=10876 Michigan Votes - Bert Johnson]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125740 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106716 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90311 2006]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=134956 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125740 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106716 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90311 2006]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bert-Johnson-for-State-Senate-District-2/110086342342833 Bert Johnson on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bert-Johnson-for-State-Senate-District-2/110086342342833 Bert Johnson on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/bert-johnson/11/7ba/42b Bert Johnson on LinkedIn]
 
*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/bert-johnson/11/7ba/42b Bert Johnson on LinkedIn]
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Bert Johnson
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Michigan State Senate, District 2
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
CandidateVerification
Bert Johnson is a Democratic member of the Michigan State Senate, representing District 2 since January 1, 2011. Prior to his time in the Senate, Johnson served two terms in the Michigan House, representing District 5. He was a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 13th Congressional District of Michigan.

Biography

Prior to his time in the legislature, Bert served as office manager at his family's law firm. He was also the Chief of Staff to State Representative Bill McConico for over 5 years.

Bert received his education at the University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy and went on to become a Criminology and Security Administration major at the University of Detroit, Mercy.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Health Policy
Redistricting
Regulatory Reform, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Johnson served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan's 13th congressional district elections, 2012

Johnson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Michigan's 13th District. He was defeated by incumbent John Conyers, Jr. in August 7 the Democratic primary.[1]

Michigan's 13th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Conyers, Jr. 55.4% 38,371
Glenn Anderson 18.2% 12,586
Shanelle Jackson 12.6% 8,708
Bert Johnson 10% 6,928
John Goci 3.8% 2,664
Total Votes 69,257

2010

Johnson won election to the 2nd District of the Michigan State Senate in 2010. He defeated Republican Don Chouinard in the November 2 general election.[2]

Michigan State Senate, District 2 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bert Johnson (D) 34,858
John Chouinard (R) 17,459

2008

On November 04, 2008, Bert Johnson ran unopposed for District 5 of the Michigan House of Representatives. [3]

Bert Johnson raised $47,677 for his campaign.[4]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 5
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bert Johnson (D) 25,595

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Johnson is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Johnson raised a total of $152,060 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 28, 2013.[5]

Bert Johnson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State Senate, District 2 Not up for election $18,180
2010 Michigan State Senate, District 2 Won $45,900
2008 Michigan State House, District 5 Won $47,677
2006 Michigan State House, District 5 Won $40,303
Grand Total Raised $152,060

2012

Johnson was not up for election to the Michigan State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Johnson raised a total of $18,180.
Michigan State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bert Johnson's campaign in 2012
Dte Energy$3,700
CMS Energy$1,700
AFSCME$1,000
Huizenga, J.C.$1,000
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association$900
Total Raised in 2012$18,180
Source:Follow the Money

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Johnson's reports.[6]

Bert Johnson (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[7]March 31, 2012$5,799.66$49,070.00$(13,466.18)$41,403.48
Running totals
$49,070$(13,466.18)

2010

Johnson won election to the Michigan State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Johnson raised a total of $45,900.

2008

Johnson won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Johnson raised a total of $47,677.

2006

Johnson won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Johnson raised a total of $40,303.

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Scorecards

Tea Party Scorecard

The Independent Tea Party Patriots, a Michigan Tea Party group, grades the votes of this and every other Michigan legislator on “core tea party issues” in a regularly-updated scorecard. 100% is considered an ideal rating.[8]

January 2011 - March 2012

Bert Johnson received a 13% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[8]

Personal

Johnson is the father of three children: India, Bertram, and Nicholas.

External links

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