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  |Name = Joe Johnson
  political position  = Virginia House of Delegates District 4 |
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  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 4
  assumed office     = 1990 |
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|Status = Former Member
  term ends          = January 13, 2010 |
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  |Tenure = 1990 - 2014
  political party    = [[Democrat]] |
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  profession          = Attorney |
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  website            = [http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/25a4813577b8024785257535005773bc?OpenDocument Joe Johnson] |
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Joe Johnson''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 4 since 1990.  
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Joseph P. "Joe" Johnson, Jr.''' is a former [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 4 from 1990 to 2014.  
  
He won re-election unopposed in the November 3, 2009 general election.
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Johnson did not seek re-election in 2013.  His seat was filled by [[Republican]] [[A. Benton Chafin]].
  
Prior to his election to the House, Johnson served as a Substitute Judge for the Twenty-eighth General District Court from 1971-1989. He was also in the United States Air Force from 1951-1955. <ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5159 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Johnson]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Johnson's professional experience includes serving as a Substitute Judge for the Twenty-eighth General District Court from 1971 to 1989. He served in the United States Air Force from 1951 to 1955.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5159 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Johnson]</ref>
  
===Committee membership===
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==Committee assignments==
* [[Commerce and Labor Committee, Virginia House]]
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===2012-2013===
* [[Courts of Justice Committee, Virginia House]]
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In the 2012-2013 session, Johnson served on the following committees:
* [[Finance Committee, Virginia House]]
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* [[Commerce and Labor Committee, Virginia House|Commerce and Labor]]
* [[Rules Committee, Virginia House]]
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* [[Courts of Justice Committee, Virginia House|Courts of Justice]]
*Subcommittee on Civil Justice
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* [[Finance Committee, Virginia House|Finance]]
*Subcommittee on Judicial Systems
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* [[Rules Committee, Virginia House|Rules]]
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===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 session, Johnson served on the following committees:
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* [[Commerce and Labor Committee, Virginia House|Commerce and Labor]]
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** Subcommittee #2
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** Special Subcommittee on Energy
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* [[Courts of Justice Committee, Virginia House|Courts of Justice]]
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** Civil Law Subcommittee
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** Judicial Systems Subcommittee
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* [[Finance Committee, Virginia House|Finance]]
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** Subcommittee #1
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** Subcommittee #3
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* [[Rules Committee, Virginia House|Rules]]
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** Joint Rules
  
 
===Sponsored legislation===                             
 
===Sponsored legislation===                             
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* HB 2559 Homestead exemption; increases for householders who are 65 years of age or older.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H50C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
 
* HB 2559 Homestead exemption; increases for householders who are 65 years of age or older.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H50C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
  
===Major donors===
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==Elections==
The top 5 donors to Johnson's 2007 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94982 Follow the Money - 2007 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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===2011===
*1. Alpha Natural Resources $4,000  
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
*2. VA Coal Assoc $1,000  
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*3. VA Dental Assoc $1,000  
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On November 8, 2011, Johnson won re-election to District 4 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He obtained the Democratic nomination and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.<ref>[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2011/EB178FD6-875D-4B0D-A295-900A0482F523/Official/8_s.shtml ''Virginia State Board of Elections'' - November 2011 General Election Official Results]</ref>
*4. Emergency Medicine PAC of VA $750
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*5. Consol Energy
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===2009===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
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On November 3, 2009, Johnson won re-election to the 4th District Seat in the [http://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/Virginia_House_of_Delegates Virginia House of Delegates].
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Johnson raised $17,844 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/elections/3282 Elections History: Joseph P Johnson Jr]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Joseph P Johnson Jr (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''12,967'''
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| align="center" | '''97.5%'''
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Johnson received $20,975 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VA&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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|total raised = 20975
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|org1 = Alpha Resource Services LLC
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|org2 = Alpha Natural Resources
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|org3 = Altria
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|org4 = Virginia Dental Association
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|org5 = Virginia Optometric Association
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|orgdonor1 = 6,000
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|orgdonor2 = 2,500
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|orgdonor3 = 1,000
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|orgdonor4 = 1,000
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===2009===
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The top 5 donors to Johnson's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114478 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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|Alpha Natural Resources
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|Virginia Dental Association
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|Altria
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|Consol Energy
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|Virginia AFL-CIO
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/25a4813577b8024785257535005773bc?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Johnson]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5159 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5159 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94982 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77306 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19390 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19635 2001], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=943 1999]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5159 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114478 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94982 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77306 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19390 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19635 2001], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=943 1999]
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/3282 Virginia Public Access Project profile]
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/3282 Virginia Public Access Project profile]
 
*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/jpjohnson/ Richmond Sunlight profile]
 
*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/jpjohnson/ Richmond Sunlight profile]
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Revision as of 20:31, 6 March 2014

Joe Johnson
JoeJohnson.png
Virginia House of Delegates District 4
Former Member
In office
1990 - 2014
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1989
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service4
Personal
Date of birth12/12/1931
Place of birthWashington County, VA
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
CandidateVerification
Joseph P. "Joe" Johnson, Jr. is a former Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 4 from 1990 to 2014.

Johnson did not seek re-election in 2013. His seat was filled by Republican A. Benton Chafin.

Biography

Johnson's professional experience includes serving as a Substitute Judge for the Twenty-eighth General District Court from 1971 to 1989. He served in the United States Air Force from 1951 to 1955.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

In the 2012-2013 session, Johnson served on the following committees:

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 session, Johnson served on the following committees:

  • HB 1821 Concealed handguns; prohibited from carrying onto premises of restaurants and consuming alcohol.
  • HB 1822 Handguns; exempts permit holders from prohibition against carrying onto school property.
  • HB 2005 Charter; City of Bristol.
  • HB 2559 Homestead exemption; increases for householders who are 65 years of age or older.[2]

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Johnson won re-election to District 4 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He obtained the Democratic nomination and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[3]

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

On November 3, 2009, Johnson won re-election to the 4th District Seat in the Virginia House of Delegates.

Johnson raised $17,844 for his campaign.[4]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 4 (2009)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph P Johnson Jr (D) 12,967 97.5%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Johnson received $20,975 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joe Johnson's campaign in 2011
Alpha Resource Services LLC$6,000
Alpha Natural Resources$2,500
Altria$1,000
Virginia Dental Association$1,000
Virginia Optometric Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2011 $20,975

2009

The top 5 donors to Johnson's 2009 campaign:[6]

Contributor 2009 total
Alpha Natural Resources $5,000
Virginia Dental Association $1,500
Altria $1,000
Consol Energy $1,000
Virginia AFL-CIO $750

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 4
1990–2014
Succeeded by
A. Benton Chafin (R)