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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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}}{{tnr}}'''Chris Johnson''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing District 20. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on February 14, 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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::''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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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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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>
 
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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===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>
 
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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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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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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.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio20s.htm Chris Johnson on the Maine State Senate website]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=120923 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=120923 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=120923 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=120923 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Chris-Johnson-for-State-Senator/110862078967802 Chris Johnson on Facebook]
 
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=155754 2012 General election], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=147109 2012 Special election], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=119873 2010]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=155754 2012 General election], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=147109 2012 Special election], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=119873 2010]
  

Revision as of 13:47, 16 September 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
CandidateVerification
Chris Johnson is a Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 20. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on February 14, 2012.[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

Comprehensive donor information for Johnson is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Johnson raised a total of $84,917 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[8]

Chris Johnson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State Senate, District 20 / Maine State Senate, District 20* Won $62,417
2010 Maine State Senate, District 20 Defeated $22,500
Grand Total Raised $84,917
*In 2012, Johnson raised $41,020 for a special election, which he won, and $21,397 for the general election, which he also won.

2012

General election

Johnson won re-election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Johnson raised a total of $21,397.
Maine State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chris Johnson's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$19,897
Kennedy, Lonnie L$100
Stedman, R Bruce$100
Flanagan, David T$100
Lee, Adam D$100
Total Raised in 2012$21,397
Source:Follow the Money

Special election

Johnson won election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Johnson raised a total of $41,020.
Maine State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chris Johnson's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$38,020
Wooster, Theodore M$200
Pennington, Sally C$200
Johnson, Ruth S$135
Wooster, Elizabeth P$100
Total Raised in 2012$41,020
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Johnson and his wife, Valerie, have two children.[9]

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