LaTonya Johnson

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LaTonya Johnson
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 17
In office
January 7, 2013 – present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolBay View High School (1990)
Bachelor'sTennessee State University (1997)
ProfessionBusiness Owner:In-Home Licensed childcare center
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LaTonya Johnson is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 17. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Johnson served on the following committees:

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Children and Families
Consumer Protection
Criminal Justice
Urban Education



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Johnson won election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 17. She defeated Tracey Dent, Sam Coleman, and Fred Royal in the Democratic primary on August 14.[1] Incumbent Democrat Barbara Toles did not run for re-election. Johnson defeated Anthony Edwards (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 17, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Virginia Pratt (Write-In) 0% 6
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLaTonya Johnson 84.7% 20,288
     Independent Anthony Edwards 14.9% 3,573
     - Scattering 0.3% 76
Total Votes 23,943

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 17 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLaTonya Johnson 43.1% 2,054
Fred Royal 22.9% 1,093
Tracey Dent 22.5% 1,072
Sam Coleman 11.5% 548
Total Votes 4,767

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Johnson is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Johnson raised a total of $10,144 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 5, 2013.[3]

LaTonya Johnson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Senate, District 5 Won $10,144
Grand Total Raised $10,144


Johnson won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Johnson raised a total of $10,144.


Johnson is the mother of a 15 year old daughter named Sydney.[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Barbara Toles (D)
Wisconsin State Assembly District 17
Succeeded by