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Bert Johnson

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Bert Johnson
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Michigan, District 13
PartyDemocratic
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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.

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.

Elections

2012

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

Goci is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Michigan's 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.

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.[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

2008

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

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Campaign Donors

2012

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Johnson's reports.[4]

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

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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.[6]

January 2011 - March 2012

Bert Johnson received a 13% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[6]

Personal

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

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