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'''Kyle Johansen''' (b. July 13, 1967) is a former [[Republican]] member of the [[Alaska House of Representatives]], representing the 1st District from 2007 to 2013. He unsuccessfully ran for re-election as an [[independent]] in 2012.
 
'''Kyle Johansen''' (b. July 13, 1967) is a former [[Republican]] member of the [[Alaska House of Representatives]], representing the 1st District from 2007 to 2013. He unsuccessfully ran for re-election as an [[independent]] in 2012.
  
Johansen is the Owner of the Johansen Consulting Company, and previously served as a legislative aide to Representative Bill Williams from 1994-2000.  He received his BA in Elementary Education from Washington State University.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=66078 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Johansen]</ref>  
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==Biography==
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Johansen earned his B.A. in Elementary Education from Washington State University. His professional experience includes owning Johansen Consulting Company and working as a legislative aide to Representative Bill Williams from 1994-2000.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=66078 ''Project Vote Smart'', "Biography," accessed November 20, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
Johansen initially filed for re-election in District 33 as a Republican, but ultimately he decided to instead run as an Independent.<ref name="primarylist">[http://www.elections.alaska.gov/ci_pg_cl_2012_prim.php ''Alaska Board of Elections,'' "2012 primary candidate list," accessed June 1, 2012]</ref> Johansen says he will better serve the voters by running as an Independent. "Frankly, I'm just kind of disheartened by party politics in general. A lot of it is personality-driven and I'm focusing on issues and moving this district forward and the state forward in all the things that we deal with," Johansen said.<ref>[http://www.krbd.org/2012/06/01/johansen-says-hell-reach-more-voters-as-an-independent/ ''KRBD Radio'' "Johansen says he’ll reach more voters as an independent," June 1, 2012]</ref> Johansen was challenged by [[Matt Olsen]] (D) and incumbent [[Peggy Wilson]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. Johansen was defeated in the general election.<ref>[http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/12GENR/data/results.htm ''Alaska Election Division'' "Election Results 2012" Accessed November 16, 2012]</ref>
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Johansen initially filed for re-election in District 33 as a Republican, but ultimately he decided to instead run as an Independent.<ref name="primarylist">[http://www.elections.alaska.gov/ci_pg_cl_2012_prim.php ''Alaska Board of Elections,'' "2012 primary candidate list," accessed June 1, 2012]</ref> Johansen says he will better serve the voters by running as an Independent. "Frankly, I'm just kind of disheartened by party politics in general. A lot of it is personality-driven and I'm focusing on issues and moving this district forward and the state forward in all the things that we deal with," Johansen said.<ref>[http://www.krbd.org/2012/06/01/johansen-says-hell-reach-more-voters-as-an-independent/ ''KRBD Radio'', "Johansen says he’ll reach more voters as an independent," June 1, 2012] ''([[dead link]])''</ref> Johansen was challenged by [[Matt Olsen]] (D) and incumbent [[Peggy Wilson]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. Johansen was defeated in the general election.<ref>[http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/12GENR/data/results.htm ''Alaska Election Division'', "Official 2012 General election results," accessed November 16, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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:: ''See also: [[Kyle Johansen recall, Alaska (2011)]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Kyle Johansen recall, Alaska (2011)]]''
  
An effort was launched in February 2011 to recall Johansen from office based on events surrounding a Republican state house caucus meeting in November 2010, at which time Johansen resigned a leadership position in the caucus and walked out.<ref>[http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/02/26/1561684/ketchikan-readies-for-battle-to.html ''The News Tribune'', "Town readies for battle to recall legislator", February 27, 2011]</ref>
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An effort was launched in February 2011 to recall Johansen from office based on events surrounding a Republican state house caucus meeting in November 2010, at which time Johansen resigned a leadership position in the caucus and walked out.<ref>[http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/02/26/1561684/ketchikan-readies-for-battle-to.html ''The News Tribune'', "Town readies for battle to recall legislator," February 27, 2011]</ref>
  
 
===2010===
 
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:: ''See also: [[Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
Johansen won re-election to the 1st District Seat in 2010.  He had no opposition in the August 24 primary. He defeated [[Ottar Mobley]] in the November 2 general election.<ref>[http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/10GENR/data/resultsOF.htm November 2, 2010 election results]</ref>
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Johansen won re-election to the 1st District seat in 2010.  He had no opposition in the August 24 primary. He defeated [[Ottar Mobley]] in the November 2 general election.<ref>[http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/10GENR/data/resultsOF.htm ''Alaska Department of Elections'', "Official 2010 General election results," accessed March 12, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2008===
 
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:: ''See also: [[Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2008]]''
  
In 2008 Johansen was elected to the Alaska House of Representatives District 1. He was unopposed in the election and finished with 5,327 votes.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=AK&y=2008 Alaska House of Representatives official election results]</ref> Johansen raised $26,529 for his campaign fund.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110019 Campaign donations]</ref>
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In 2008, Johansen was elected to the Alaska House of Representatives District 1. He was unopposed in the election and finished with 5,327 votes.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=AK&y=2008 ''Follow the Money'', "Alaska House of Representatives official election results," accessed March 12, 2014]</ref> Johansen raised $26,529 for his campaign fund.<ref=ftm>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110019 ''Follow the Money'', "2008 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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In 2010, Johansen raised $22,275 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=AK&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
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In 2010, Johansen raised $22,275 in contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=AK&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable ''Follow the Money'', "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>   
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
  
In 2008 Johansen raised $26,529 for his campaign fund. His top 5 campaign contributors in the are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110019 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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In 2008, Johansen raised $26,529 for his campaign fund. His top 5 campaign contributors in the are listed below.<ref=ftm>
 
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''Kyle + Johansen + Alaska + House'''"
 
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==See also==
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*[[Alaska State Legislature]]
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*[[Alaska House of Representatives]]
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*[[Alaska House of Representatives#Committees|Alaska House Committees]]
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*[[Alaska state legislative districts]]
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://kylejohansen.com/ Kyle Johansen's personal website]
 
*[http://kylejohansen.com/ Kyle Johansen's personal website]
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=66078 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=66078 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=66078 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=66078 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=128137 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110019 2008]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=128137 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110019 2008]
 
*[http://housemajority.org/johansen/index.php Alaska's House Majority - Kyle Johansen] profile
 
*[http://housemajority.org/johansen/index.php Alaska's House Majority - Kyle Johansen] profile

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Kyle Johansen
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Alaska House of Representatives District 1
Former member
In office
2007-2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWashington State University
Personal
Date of birthJuly 13, 1967
ProfessionOwner, Johansen Consulting Company
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Kyle Johansen (b. July 13, 1967) is a former Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 1st District from 2007 to 2013. He unsuccessfully ran for re-election as an independent in 2012.

Biography

Johansen earned his B.A. in Elementary Education from Washington State University. His professional experience includes owning Johansen Consulting Company and working as a legislative aide to Representative Bill Williams from 1994-2000.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Johansen served on these committees:

  • Subcommittee on Environmental Conservation
  • Subcommittee on Labor and Workforce Development
  • Subcommittee on Revenue

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Johansen served on these committees:

  • Cook Inlet Salmon Task Force
  • Subcommittee on Commerce, Community and Economic Development
  • Subcommittee on Environmental Conservation
  • Subcommittee on Labor and Workforce Development
  • Subcommittee on Revenue

Issues

  • HB 35 - "An Act relating to notice and consent for a minor's abortion; relating to penalties for performing an abortion; relating to a judicial bypass procedure for an abortion; relating to coercion of a minor to have an abortion; and relating to reporting of abortions performed on minors."
  • HB 209 - "An Act providing for a surcharge on oil produced in the state and delivered to a state that imposes a tax on fuel delivered to this state."[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2012

Johansen initially filed for re-election in District 33 as a Republican, but ultimately he decided to instead run as an Independent.[3] Johansen says he will better serve the voters by running as an Independent. "Frankly, I'm just kind of disheartened by party politics in general. A lot of it is personality-driven and I'm focusing on issues and moving this district forward and the state forward in all the things that we deal with," Johansen said.[4] Johansen was challenged by Matt Olsen (D) and incumbent Peggy Wilson (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. Johansen was defeated in the general election.[5]

Alaska House of Representatives, District 33, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeggy Wilson Incumbent 58% 4,131
     Democratic Matt Olsen 32.7% 2,332
     Independent Kyle B. Johansen Incumbent 9% 641
     Write-in Write-in 0.3% 20
Total Votes 7,124

2011 recall

See also: Kyle Johansen recall, Alaska (2011)

An effort was launched in February 2011 to recall Johansen from office based on events surrounding a Republican state house caucus meeting in November 2010, at which time Johansen resigned a leadership position in the caucus and walked out.[6]

2010

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010

Johansen won re-election to the 1st District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the August 24 primary. He defeated Ottar Mobley in the November 2 general election.[7]

Alaska House of Representatives District 1 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Kyle Johansen (R) 3,433 67.51%
Ottar Mobley (D) 1,640 32.25%

2008

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2008

In 2008, Johansen was elected to the Alaska House of Representatives District 1. He was unopposed in the election and finished with 5,327 votes.[8] Johansen raised $26,529 for his campaign fund.<ref=ftm>Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014</ref>

Alaska House of Representatives District 1
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kyle Johansen (R) 5,327

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Johansen raised $22,275 in contributions.[9]

His six largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Best Buy $2,472
BP North America $1,000
Alaska Association Of Realtors $1,000
Neeser, Gerald E $1,000
Associated General Contractors Of Alaska $1,000
Jansen, Jim $1,000

2008

In 2008, Johansen raised $26,529 for his campaign fund. His top 5 campaign contributors in the are listed below.<ref=ftm>

Contributor 2008 total
Associated General Contractors of AK $2,000
BP Alaska $2,000
Southeast Alaska Seiners $1,500
Raymond V Matiashowski $1,000
John J Conley Jr $800

Personal

Johansen and his wife Michelle have three children.

Recent news

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Preceded by
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Alaska House of Representatives District 1
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Doug Isaacson (R)