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  |Name = Chris Johnson
 
  |Name = Chris Johnson
 
  |Profile picture = Chris Johnson.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Chris Johnson.jpg
  |Position = Maine State Senate District 20
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  |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
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
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  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
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  |Base salary = $13,852/year (1st session), $10,082/year (2nd)
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  |Base salary = $13,852/year (first regular session) <br> $9,661/year/year (second regular session)
  |Per diem = $70/day
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  |Per diem = $38/day, plus $32/day for meals
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
  |Last election =  
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  |Last election = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |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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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
  |Prior office =  
 
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  |Office website = http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio20s.htm
 
  |Office website = http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio20s.htm
  |Campaign website = http://www.chrisjohnsonforstatesenator.org
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  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
 
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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. 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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==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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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Maine
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Education and Cultural Affairs
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|Joint1 = Yes
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|Committee2 = Marine Resources
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Joint2 = Yes
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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====General election====
 
====General election====
 
::''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
::''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.<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," accessed 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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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Maine State Senate, District 20, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|winner1 = Chris Johnson
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Leslie Fossel
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|votes1 = 10943
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|votes2 = 10772
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}}
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====Special election====
 
====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 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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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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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Maine State Senate, District 20, Special Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|party3 =
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|winner1 = Chris Johnson
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|Inc1 =
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|candidate2 =Dana Dow
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|candidate3 =
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|votes1 = 3369
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|votes2 = 2902
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|votes3 =
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
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>
 
  
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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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 Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions'', "Official 2010 Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014]</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 ''Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions'', "Official 2010 Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Johnson
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|Full name = Chris Johnson
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = September 12, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=140920 ''followthemoney.org'', "Johnson, Christopher K," accessed September 12, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 62417
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|Maine State Senate, District 20]] / [[State legislative special elections, 2012|Maine State Senate, District 20]]*
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|totalraised2010 = 22500
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|result2010 = Lost
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|office2010 = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|Maine State Senate, District 20]]
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|Note = ''*In 2012, Johnson raised $41,020 for a special election, which he won, and $21,397 for the general election, which he also won.
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}}
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===2012===
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====General election====
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Johnson
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|full Name = Chris Johnson
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=155754
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|office= Maine State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 21,397
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|org1 = Public Fund
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|org2 = Kennedy, Lonnie L
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|org3 = Stedman, R Bruce
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|org4 = Flanagan, David T
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|org5 = Lee, Adam D
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|orgamount1 = 19897
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|orgamount2 = 100
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|orgamount3 = 100
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|orgamount4 = 100
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|orgamount5 = 100
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|}}
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====Special election====
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Johnson
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|full Name = Chris Johnson
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=147109
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|office= Maine State Senate
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|new = yes
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 41,020
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|org1 = Public Fund
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|org2 = Wooster, Theodore M
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|org3 = Pennington, Sally C
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|org4 = Johnson, Ruth S
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|org5 = Wooster, Elizabeth P
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|orgamount1 = 38020
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|orgamount2 = 200
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|orgamount3 = 200
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|orgamount4 = 135
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|orgamount5 = 100
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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>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Chris + Johnson + Maine + Legislature'''
 
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.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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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]
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*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]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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Revision as of 17:37, 18 February 2014

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]

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.

Chris Johnson News Feed

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External links

References

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