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  |Position = Maine State Senate District 20
 
  |Position = Maine State Senate District 20
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
  |Tenure = 2012-Present
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  |Tenure = February 14, 2012-Present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|December 1, 2012]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|December 3, 2014]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2012
 
  |Assumed office = 2012
 
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  |First elected = February 14, 2012
 
  |First elected = February 14, 2012
 
  |Term limits = Four consecutive terms
 
  |Term limits = Four consecutive terms
  |Next election = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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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>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Chris Johnson''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing District 20 since February 14, 2012. He won a 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.<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>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==

Revision as of 16:31, 12 December 2012

Chris Johnson
Chris Johnson.jpg
Maine State Senate District 20
Incumbent
In office
February 14, 2012-Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$13,852/year (1st session), $10,082/year (2nd)
Per diem$70/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedFebruary 14, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Chris Johnson is a Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 20 since February 14, 2012. He won a 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.[1][2]

Elections

2012

General election

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Johnson won re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the June 12, 2012 Democratic primary, and defeated Leslie Fossel (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Maine State Senate, District 20, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChris Johnson Incumbent 50.4% 10,943
     Republican Leslie Fossel 49.6% 10,772
Total Votes 21,715

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.[5]

2010

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010

Johnson was defeated by Republican incumbent David Trahan in the November 2 general election.[6]

In the June 8th primary election, Johnson ran unopposed. [7]

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

Personal

Johnson and his wife Valerie have two children.[8]

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