Chris Johnson

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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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References

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