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Bert Johnson
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Michigan, District 13
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Bert Johnson is a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 13th Congressional District of Michigan. He is currently a 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, representing District 5.


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.



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

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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.[1]

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


On November 04, 2008, Bert Johnson ran unopposed for District 5 of the Michigan House of Representatives. [2]

Bert Johnson raised $47,677 for his campaign.[3]

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

State Legislature committee assignments


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

  • Appropriations
  • Redistricting
  • Regulatory Reform, Vice Chair
  • Statutory Committee on Administrative Rules
  • Subcommittee on General Government, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on Judiciary, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on the Department of Energy, Labor and Economic Growth, Vice Chair


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

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

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