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}}{{tnr}}'''Elizabeth 'Betsy' K. Johnson''' (b. January 12, 1951) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Oregon State Senate]], representing District 16.  She was first appointed to the chamber on January 20, 2005 to replace Senator Joan Dukes, who resigned on January 14, 2005.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Elizabeth 'Betsy' K. Johnson''' (b. January 12, 1951) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Oregon State Senate]], representing District 16.  She was first appointed to the chamber on January 20, 2005, to replace Senator Joan Dukes, who resigned on January 14, 2005.
  
 
Johnson was Director of the Columbia County Health District in 1990.  She served on the Board of Commissioners for the Port of Saint Helens, Oregon, from 1992 to 2000.  She served in the [[Oregon House of Representatives]] from 2001 to 2005.   
 
Johnson was Director of the Columbia County Health District in 1990.  She served on the Board of Commissioners for the Port of Saint Helens, Oregon, from 1992 to 2000.  She served in the [[Oregon House of Representatives]] from 2001 to 2005.   

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Betsy Johnson
Betsy johnson.jpg
Oregon State Senate District 16
Incumbent
In office
January 20, 2005-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$21,936/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedJanuary 20, 2005
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Oregon State House of Representatives
2001-2005
Board of Commissioners, Port of Saint Helens, Oregon
1992-2000
Education
Bachelor'sCarleton College, 1973
J.D.Lewis and Clark College, 1977
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 12, 1951
Place of birthBend, OR
ReligionEpiscopalian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Elizabeth 'Betsy' K. Johnson (b. January 12, 1951) is a Democratic member of the Oregon State Senate, representing District 16. She was first appointed to the chamber on January 20, 2005, to replace Senator Joan Dukes, who resigned on January 14, 2005.

Johnson was Director of the Columbia County Health District in 1990. She served on the Board of Commissioners for the Port of Saint Helens, Oregon, from 1992 to 2000. She served in the Oregon House of Representatives from 2001 to 2005.

Biography

Johnson earned her B.A. in History from Carleton College in 1973, and her J.D. from Lewis and Clark College in 1977. Her professional experience includes being a commercial pilot, serving as the former Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, owner of Transwestern Helicopters Incorporated from 1978 to 1993, and working as a Manager for the Aeronautics Division of the Oregon Department of Transportation from 1993 to 1998.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013
Ways and Means

2011-2012

2009-2010

Elections

2010

See also: Oregon State Senate elections, 2010

Johnson won re-election to the Oregon State Senate against Bob Horning (R).[2] Johnson was not opposed in the Democratic primary election on May 18, 2010.[3] The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Oregon State Senate, District 16 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Betsy Johnson (D) 27,182
Bob Horning (R) 22,657

2006

On November 7, 2006, Johnson was elected to District 16 in the Oregon State Senate, defeating Don Fell (R) and Robert Simmering (C). [4] Johnson raised $153,615 for her campaign, while Fell raised $10,038 and Simmering did not raise any money. [5]

Oregon State Senate, District 16 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Betsy Johnson (D) 30,645
Don Fell (R) 16,040
Robert Simmering (C) 1,429

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Betsy Johnson is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Betsy Johnson raised a total of $654,058 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 19, 2013.[6]

Betsy Johnson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oregon State Senate, District 16 Not up for election $85,787
2010 Oregon State Senate, District 16 Won $148,370
2008 Oregon State Senate, District 16 Not up for election $46,961
2006 Oregon State Senate, District 16 Won $156,787
2004 Oregon State House, District 31 Won $57,687
2002 Oregon State House, District 31 Won $62,207
2000 Oregon State House, District 1 Won $96,259
Grand Total Raised $654,058

2012

Betsy Johnson was not up for election to the Oregon State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Betsy Johnson raised a total of $85,787.
Oregon State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Betsy Johnson's campaign in 2012
Johnson, Elizabeth (Betsy)$11,400
Northwest Grassroots & Communications$6,250
Oregon Association of Hospitals & Health Systems$5,000
Pfizer$3,000
Oregon Medical Association$3,000
Total Raised in 2012$85,787
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Betsy Johnson won re-election to the Oregon State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Betsy Johnson raised a total of $148,370.

2008

Betsy Johnson was not up for election to the Oregon State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Betsy Johnson raised a total of $46,961.

2006

Betsy Johnson won election to the Oregon State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Betsy Johnson raised a total of $156,787.

2004

Betsy Johnson won re-election to the Oregon House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Betsy Johnson raised a total of $57,687.

2002

Betsy Johnson won election to the Oregon House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Betsy Johnson raised a total of $62,207.

2000

Betsy Johnson won election to the Oregon House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Betsy Johnson raised a total of $96,259.

Personal

Johnson has a husband, John Helm.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Joan Dukes
Oregon State Senate District 16
2005–present
Succeeded by
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