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Chris Johnson (Maine)

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Chris Johnson
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Maine State Senate District 20
In office
Term ends
December 1, 2012
Years in position 3
Base salary$13,852/year (1st session), $10,082/year (2nd)
Per diem$70/day
Elections and appointments
First electedFebruary 14, 2012
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Office website
Chris Johnson is a Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 20. Johnson was first elected in the 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.[1][2]



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 significant upset.[3]