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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>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Johnson served on the following committees:
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|Committee1 = Education and Cultural Affairs
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|Committee2 = Marine Resources
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==Elections==
 
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===2012===
 
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::''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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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.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2012/2012candidate.pdf ''Maine Secretary of State'' "Primary Candidate List," June 12, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/ME_Page_0612.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''C-SPAN'', "AP Election Results - Maine Summary Vote Totals," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>
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|candidate2 = Leslie Fossel
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|votes1 = 10943
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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 as 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 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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==Campaign donors==
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==Personal==
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Johnson and his wife Valerie have two children.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=120923 Biography from Project Vote Smart]</ref>
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=120923 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=120923 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Chris-Johnson-for-State-Senator/110862078967802 Chris Johnson on Facebook]
  
 
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Revision as of 11:35, 19 March 2013

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 (first regular session)
$9,661/year/year (second regular session)
Per diem$38/day, plus $32/day for meals
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]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Education and Cultural Affairs
Marine Resources, Chair

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 as a significant upset.[5]

Maine State Senate, District 20, Special Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChris Johnson 53.7% 3,369
     Republican Dana Dow 46.3% 2,902
Total Votes 6,271

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%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

Personal

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

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Chris + Johnson + Maine + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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External links

References

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