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As of March 12, 2014, Johnson has not reported any contributions or expenditures to the Chesapeake Voter Registrar's Office.
Johnson has not reported any contributions or expenditures to the Virginia State Board of Elections as of April 22, 2014.<ref>[http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/index.php/candidatepac-info/reporting/ ''Virginia State Board of Elections,'' "Reporting," accessed April 22, 2014]</ref>

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Brenda J. Johnson
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Candidate for
Board member, Chesapeake School Board, At-large
Elections and appointments
Last electionMay 1, 2012
Next generalMay 6, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Chesapeake School Board
High schoolOscar Smith High School
Campaign website
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Brenda J. Johnson is a candidate for an at-large seat on the Chesapeake School Board in Virginia. She is seeking election to one of five seats on the board against nine other candidates during the general election on May 6, 2014. Johnson previously served on the board from 2004 to 2012.


Johnson earned her high school diploma from Oscar Smith High School. She worked as a merchandiser with Revlon prior to her retirement. Johnson has served on boards for the Oscar Smith Middle School PTO, South Norfolk Revitalization Commission and South Norfolk Civic League. She and her husband, Gerald, have three adult children and four grandchildren.[1]



See also: Chesapeake Public Schools elections (2014)


Brenda J. Johnson is seeking election to an at-large seat against incumbents Christie Craig, Harry A. Murphy and Michael J. Woods and six challengers during the general election on May 10, 2014. Current board members Bonita Billingsley Harris and Ann R. Wiggins did not file for re-election by the March 4 deadline.


Johnson has not reported any contributions or expenditures to the Virginia State Board of Elections as of April 22, 2014.[2]


Johnson received the endorsement of the Chesapeake Democratic Committee on March 14, 2014.[3]


Johnson placed fifth in the May 1, 2012 general election and lost her re-election bid.[4]

About the district

See also: Chesapeake Public Schools, Virginia
Chesapeake Public Schools is located in Chesapeake, Virginia
Chesapeake Public Schools is located in Chesapeake, a city in southeastern Virginia. According to the United States Census Bureau, Chesapeake is home to 228,417 residents.[5] Chesapeake Public Schools is the seventh-largest school district in Virginia, serving 39,748 students during the 2010-11 school year.[6]


Chesapeake underperformed in comparison to the rest of Virginia in terms of higher education achievement in 2010. The United States Census Bureau found that 28.4% of Chesapeake residents aged 25 years and older had attained a Bachelor's degree compared to 34.7% for Virginia as a whole. The median household income in Chesapeake was $70,244 compared to $63,636 for the state of Virginia. The poverty rate in Chesapeake was 8.3% compared to 11.1% for the entire state.[5]

Racial Demographics, 2010[5]
Race Chesapeake (%) Virginia (%)
White 62.6 68.6
Black or African American 29.8 19.4
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.4 0.4
Asian 2.9 5.5
Two or More Races 3.0 2.9
Hispanic or Latino 4.4 7.9

Presidential votes, 2000-2012[7]
Year Democratic vote (%) Republican vote (%)
2012 49.8 48.8
2008 50.2 48.9
2004 42.3 57.1
2000 45.2 53.2

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[8][9]

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