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
Campaign 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]



General election

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Johnson is running for re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the June 12, 2012 Democratic primary, and will face Leslie Fossel in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

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 a significant upset.[5]


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%


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

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Trahan
Maine Senate District 20
Succeeded by