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}}{{tnr}}'''Chris Johnson''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing District 20. Johnson was first elected in the [[State legislative special elections, 2012#February 14, 2012|February 14, 2012 special election]]. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when [[David Trahan]] (R) resigned in December 2011 to head the Sportman’s Alliance of Maine. Johnson was sworn in on February 16, 2012.<ref>[http://www.kjonline.com/news/upset-stirs-debate_2012-02-15.html ''Kennebec Journal,'' "Senate District 20 upset stirs debate," February 15, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://knox.villagesoup.com/place/story/from-augusta/485782 ''Knox Village Soup,'' "Johnson sworn in by as new state Senator," February 22, 2012]</ref>
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Chris Johnson''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing District 20. Johnson was first elected in the [[State legislative special elections, 2012#February 14, 2012|February 14, 2012 special election]]. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when [[David Trahan]] (R) resigned in December 2011 to head the Sportman’s Alliance of Maine. Johnson was sworn in on February 16, 2012.<ref>[http://www.kjonline.com/news/upset-stirs-debate_2012-02-15.html ''Kennebec Journal,'' "Senate District 20 upset stirs debate," February 15, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://knox.villagesoup.com/place/story/from-augusta/485782 ''Knox Village Soup,'' "Johnson sworn in by as new state Senator," February 22, 2012]</ref>
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
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====General election====
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::''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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Johnson is running for re-election in 2012. He is running unopposed in the June 12, 2012 Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2012/2012candidate.pdf ''Maine Secretary of State'' "Primary Candidate List," June 12, 2012]</ref>
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====Special election====
 
:: ''See also: [[State legislative special elections, 2012]]
 
:: ''See also: [[State legislative special elections, 2012]]
  
Johnson defeated Rep. [[Dana Dow]] (R) in the special election on February 14, 2012. Johnson garnered 54% of the vote. The election of Johnson has been seen a [[Democrat wins Maine Senate seat in special election|significant upset]].<ref>[http://www.kjonline.com/news/upset-stirs-debate_2012-02-15.html ''Kennebec Journal,'' "Senate District 20 upset stirs debate," February 15, 2011]</ref>
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Johnson defeated Rep. [[Dana Dow]] (R) in the special election on February 14, 2012. Johnson garnered 54% of the vote. The election of Johnson was seen a [[Democrat wins Maine Senate seat in special election|significant upset]].<ref>[http://www.kjonline.com/news/upset-stirs-debate_2012-02-15.html ''Kennebec Journal,'' "Senate District 20 upset stirs debate," February 15, 2011]</ref>
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===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
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Johnson was defeated by Republican incumbent [[David Trahan]] in the November 2 general election.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior10-11.htm#nov2010 Maine Official Election Results]</ref>
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In the June 8th primary election, Johnson ran unopposed.  <ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior10-11.htm Results for the June 8, 2010 primary in Maine]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Christopher Johnson'''
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==External links==
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*[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2010/candidatelisting2010.pdf List of candidates certified for the June 8, 2010 primary in Maine]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=120923 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Chris-Johnson-for-State-Senator/110862078967802 Chris Johnson for State Senate Facebook]
  
 
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Chris Johnson
Chris Johnson.jpg
Maine State Senate District 20
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2012
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$13,852/year (1st session), $10,082/year (2nd)
Per diem$70/day
Elections and appointments
First electedFebruary 14, 2012
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Chris Johnson is a Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 20. Johnson was first elected in the February 14, 2012 special election. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when David Trahan (R) resigned in December 2011 to head the Sportman’s Alliance of Maine. Johnson was sworn in on February 16, 2012.[1][2]

Elections

2012

General election

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Johnson is running for re-election in 2012. He is running unopposed in the June 12, 2012 Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Special election

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

Johnson defeated Rep. Dana Dow (R) in the special election on February 14, 2012. Johnson garnered 54% of the vote. The election of Johnson was seen a significant upset.[4]

2010

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010

Johnson was defeated by Republican incumbent David Trahan in the November 2 general election.[5]

In the June 8th primary election, Johnson ran unopposed. [6]

Maine State Senate, District 20 - Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Christopher Johnson 2,925 100%

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Trahan
Maine Senate District 20
2012–present
Succeeded by
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