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}}{{tnr}}'''Joel Johnson''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 97 since January 1, 2011.
 
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Johnson is the owner and operator of a small local farm in Michigan. He is a former president of the Clare Area Chamber of Commerce. He has also been a manager of Johnson Elevator.
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Johnson holds a degree in Agricultural Business Management from Michigan State University.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==

Revision as of 16:13, 27 July 2011

Joel Johnson
Joel Johnson.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 97
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 1, 2011
Current term ends
January 1, 2013
Political party Republican
Profession Farm owner
Website House site
Joel Johnson is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 97 since January 1, 2011.

Johnson is the owner and operator of a small local farm in Michigan. He is a former president of the Clare Area Chamber of Commerce. He has also been a manager of Johnson Elevator.

Johnson holds a degree in Agricultural Business Management from Michigan State University.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Johnson has been appointed to these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Johnson won election to the District 97 Seat in 2010. He defeated Kim Emmons, George Gilmore, Tom Kerrins and Roy Morrison in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Mark Lightfoot (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 97 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joel Johnson (R) 16,818
Mark Lightfoot (D) 10,657
Brandon Dickhausen (L) 1,392

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Johnson raised $71,333 in contributions. [1]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Johnson, Joel $7,254
Michigan Farm Bureau $5,000
Clare County Republicans $1,500
Amerisure Insurance Companies $1,500
Michigan Insurance Coalition $1,500

Personal

Johnson and his wife Dawn have four children.

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