Daniel Johnson (Pennsylvania)

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Daniel Johnson
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Candidate for
Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 92
ProfessionHotel Manager
Campaign website
Daniel Johnson was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 92 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Johnson is a hotel general manager. In 2011, he was awarded the General Manager of the Year award by the Pennsylvania Tourism & Lodging Association. He serves on the board of the York County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Johnson is a graduate of Penn State University. He is married to his wife, Casie. They have two children.[1]

PoliticsPA has named the District 92 Republican primary one of Pennsylvania's top ten most interesting legislative primaries in 2012.[2]


Campaign themes


On his campaign site, Johnson outlines his campaign themes and policy goals:

  • Saving Money:
  • "I will not accept a pension - the folks of the 92nd District should not be burdened by those they elect long after they have served in office."
  • "I will not accept any pay raises."
  • "I will pay into my own health care expenses, just as I do now in business."
  • "I will cut expenses in my own office by a minimum of 10%."
  • Fixing What is Broken in Pennsylvania:
  • "Making Pennsylvania a "Right to Work State"; to include repealing requirements for PLA's, Agency Shop while protecting Secret Ballots."
  • "Work to change Public Pensions for State Employees to a 401K based retirement program;"
  • "Tackle the problem of Prevailing Wage which adds costs unnecessarily to our public construction projects;"
  • "Deal with the 50 or so mandates in Pennsylvania on health care policies;"
  • Property Taxes & Spending:
  • "Vote to Reduce and cut taxes in every area possible; "
  • "Vote in Support of House Bill 1776 - the Property Tax Independence Act"
  • "Vote "NO" to spending money we don't have."
  • "Vote "NO" if the annual budgets aren't balanced."
  • "Propose that ANY increases in State Spending be tied to inflation."
  • "Propose that the citizens be given the chance to vote for or against any increases in spending."
  • Jobs & Unemployment:
  • "I will meet regularly with the businesses in our area..."
  • "Review all regulations in the state which, perhaps at one time made sense, but may not apply anymore."
  • "Remove the State from any business venture or operation that could be better served by small business or by competition."
  • "We should make it a priority to enable permits and licenses to be filed, renewed and updated online..."
  • "There should be a simple way to know of any plan or proposal being considered or moving through the legislature so they can determine if now is the right time to start a new business..."



On March 27, the District 92 Republican candidates participated in a debate sponsored by the York County Republican Committee and the Northern York County Republican Club. Coverage of the debate can be found here.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 89 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Regan 35.6% 3,266
Anthony Pugliese 20.8% 1,905
Scott Derr 20.7% 1,895
Daniel Johnson 10.8% 988
William Sieg 12.1% 1,112
Total Votes 9,166



See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Johnson ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 89. He was defeated by Mike Regan in the Republican primary. [3]

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