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|Position = Maine State Senate, District 20
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|Last election = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
}}{{tnr}}'''Chris Johnson''' was a [[Democratic]] candidate in the [[State legislative special elections, 2012#February 14, 2012|February 14, 2012 special election]] for the [[Maine State Senate]], District 20. 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.<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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}}{{tnr}}'''Chris Johnson''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing [[Maine State Senate District 20|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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==Elections==
 
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===2014===
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===2012===
 
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====General election====
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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," 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," accessed 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====
 
:: ''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 percent 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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:: ''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 name=me>[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 name=me/>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Christopher Johnson'''
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| align="right" | '''2,925'''
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| align="center" | 100%
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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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===2012===
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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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|org4 = Flanagan, David T
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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 ''Project Vote Smart'', "Chris Johnson's Biography," accessed March 20, 2014]</ref>
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Chris + Johnson + Maine + Legislature'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Chris+Johnson+Maine+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Chris JohnsonNews Feed}}
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==See also==
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*[[Maine State Legislature]]
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*[[Maine State Senate]]
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*[[Maine Senate Committees]]
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*[[Maine Joint Committees]]
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*[[Maine state legislative districts]]
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==External links==
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*[http://legisweb1.mainelegislature.org/wp/senate/126th-maine-senators/senator-chris-johnson/ Chris Johnson on the Maine State Senate website]
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*[http://openstates.org/me/legislators/MEL000201/christopher-k-johnson/ Profile from Open States]
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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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*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]
  
 
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Revision as of 19:21, 10 June 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 (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

2014

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for party candidates wishing to run in this election was March 17, 2014. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the primary election was April 28, 2014, and the deadline for non-party candidates to run in the general election was June 2, 2014. District 20 incumbent Chris Johnson was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Leslie Fossel was unopposed in the Republican primary. Johnson defeated Fossel in the general election.[3][4][5][6]

Maine State Senate District 13, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChris Johnson Incumbent 49.1% 9,492
     Republican Leslie Fossel 47.4% 9,146
     None Blank Votes 3.5% 676
Total Votes 19,314

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.[7][8]

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 percent of the vote. The election of Johnson was seen as a significant upset.[9]

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.[10]

In the June 8th primary election, Johnson ran unopposed.[10]

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.[11]

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.[12]

Recent news

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