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|Birthday =November 10, 1954
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|Birthday = November 10, 1954
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|Place of birth = Roseboro, North Carolina
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|Profession = Air Force, Business Owner
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|Religion = Protestant
|Office website =http://billjohnson.house.gov/
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|Office website = http://billjohnson.house.gov/
 
|Campaign website = http://billjohnsonleads.com/home.html
 
|Campaign website = http://billjohnsonleads.com/home.html
 
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{{tnr}}'''Bill Johnson''' (b. November 10, 1954) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] representing [[Ohio's 6th congressional district]]. Johnson was first elected in 2010.
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{{tnr}}'''William Leslie "Bill" Johnson''' (b. November 10, 1954) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] representing [[Ohio's 6th congressional district]]. Johnson was first elected in 2010.
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Johnson is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|rank-and-file Republican]]".<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/bill_johnson/412460 ''Gov Track'' "Bill Johnson" Accessed April 19, 2012]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Johnson was born in Roseboro, [[North Carolina]]. He earned his B.S. from Troy University in 1979, and his M.S. from the [[Georgia]] Institute of Technology in 1984.<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=J000292 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'' "JOHNSON, Bill, (1954 - )"]</ref>
  
 
==Career==
 
==Career==
*1979: Graduated from Troy University, Troy, Ala.
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*2011-Present: [[U.S. House of Representatives]], [[Ohio's 6th congressional district]]
*1984: Graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga.
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*1973-1999: United States Air Force
*1973-1999: Served in the United States Air Force
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*2011-Present: U.S Representative from Ohio
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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**Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
 
**Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
 
*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Veterans' Affairs|Veterans' Affairs]]
 
*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Veterans' Affairs|Veterans' Affairs]]
**Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Veterans' Affairs)
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**Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
 
**Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
 
**Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
  
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===Political positions===
 
===Political positions===
 
====Percentage voting with party====
 
====Percentage voting with party====
 
 
{{Congress vote percent
 
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|name=Bill Johnson
 
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:: ''See also: [[Ohio's 6th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Ohio's 6th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
Johnson 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 Ohio, 2012|Ohio's]] [[Ohio's 6th congressional district elections, 2012|6th District]]. He defeated [[Victor Smith]] in the March 6 Republican primary.
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Johnson 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 Ohio, 2012|Ohio's]] [[Ohio's 6th congressional district elections, 2012|6th District]]. He defeated [[Victor Smith]] in the March 6th [[Republican]] primary.
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
On November 2, 2010, Johnson won election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. He defeated Charles A. Wilson, Martin J. Elsass, and Richard E. Cadle in the general election.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>
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On November 2, 2010, Johnson won election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. He defeated Charles A. Wilson ([[Democratic|D]]), Martin J. Elsass ([[Libertarian]]), and Richard E. Cadle ([[Constitution Party|Constitution]]) in the general election.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>
  
 
{{Election box 2010
 
{{Election box 2010
 
|Chamber= U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 6 Election
 
|Chamber= U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 6 Election
|party1=Republican
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|party1= Republican
|party2=Democrat
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|party2= Democrat
|party3=Libertarian
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|party3= Libertarian
|party4=Constitution
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|party4= Constitution
|winner1 =Bill Johnson
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|winner1 = Bill Johnson
 
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|Inc1 = N
 
|candidate2 = Charles A. Wilson
 
|candidate2 = Charles A. Wilson
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
Johnson  won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Johnson's campaign committee raised a total of $671,675 and spent $639,670.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&type=I&cid=N00032088&newMem=N ''Open Secrets'' "Bill Johnson 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011]</ref>
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[[File:Bill Johnson 2010 Donor Breakdown.png|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Johnson's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]]
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Johnson  won election to the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Johnson's campaign committee raised a total of $671,675 and spent $639,670.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&type=I&cid=N00032088&newMem=N ''Open Secrets'' "Bill Johnson 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011]</ref>
  
His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010were:
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His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:
 
{{Congress donor box 2010
 
{{Congress donor box 2010
 
|Chamber = U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 6 Election
 
|Chamber = U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 6 Election
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*[http://billjohnson.house.gov/ Official House website]
 
*[http://billjohnson.house.gov/ Official House website]
 
*[http://billjohnsonleads.com/home.html Official campaign website]
 
*[http://billjohnsonleads.com/home.html Official campaign website]
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{{CongLinks | congbio = J000292 | votesmart = 120649 | washpo = Bill_Johnson | govtrack = 412460 | opencong = 412460_Bill_Johnson | c-span = billjohnson07 | ontheissues = OH/Bill_Johnson.htm | surge = | legistorm = 2781/Rep_Bill_Johnson_OH.html | fec = H0OH06189 | opensecrets = N00032088&newMem=Y | followthemoney = | nyt = | findagrave = | fb = RepBillJohnson?ref=ts | twitter = RepBillJohnson}}
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*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/repbilljohnson Official Flickr account]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/user/RepBillJohnson Official Youtube channel]
  
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 14:21, 19 April 2012

Bill Johnson
Bill Johnson.jpg
U.S. House, Ohio, District 6
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2012
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTroy University
Master'sGeorgia Tech
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service1973-1999
Personal
BirthdayNovember 10, 1954
Place of birthRoseboro, North Carolina
ProfessionAir Force, Business Owner
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
William Leslie "Bill" Johnson (b. November 10, 1954) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing Ohio's 6th congressional district. Johnson was first elected in 2010.

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Johnson is a "rank-and-file Republican".[1]

Biography

Johnson was born in Roseboro, North Carolina. He earned his B.S. from Troy University in 1979, and his M.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1984.[2]

Career

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

Johnson currently serves on the following committees:[3]

  • Foreign Affairs
    • Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
  • Natural Resources
    • Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands
    • Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
  • Veterans' Affairs
    • Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
    • Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

Bill Johnson voted with the Republican Party 94.4% of the time, which ranked 53 among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.[4]

Elections

2012

See also: Ohio's 6th congressional district elections, 2012

Johnson is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Ohio's 6th District. He defeated Victor Smith in the March 6th Republican primary.

2010

On November 2, 2010, Johnson won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Charles A. Wilson (D), Martin J. Elsass (Libertarian), and Richard E. Cadle (Constitution) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 6 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Johnson 50.2% 103,170
     Democrat Charles A. Wilson 45.2% 92,823
     Libertarian Martin J. Elsass 2.2% 4,505
     Constitution Richard E. Cadle 2.5% 5,077
Total Votes 205,575

Campaign donors

2010

Breakdown of the source of Johnson's campaign funds before the 2010 election.

Johnson won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Johnson's campaign committee raised a total of $671,675 and spent $639,670.[6]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

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Preceded by
Charlie Wilson
U.S. House of Representatives - Ohio, District 6
2011–Present
Succeeded by
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