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Johnson ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia, 2012|Georgia's]] [[Georgia's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012|5th District]]. Johnson was seeking election on the Democratic ticket.<ref>[http://blogs.ajc.com/political-insider-jim-galloway/2011/06/06/michael-johnson-announces-democratic-challenge-to-john-lewis/ ''ajc.com'', "Michael Johnson announces Democratic challenge to John Lewis" Accessed December 4, 2011] </ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] was May 25, 2012, and the primary took place on July 31, 2012. Johnson was defeated by [[John Lewis (Georgia)|John Lewis]] in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012.<ref name="results"/>
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Johnson ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia, 2012|Georgia's]] [[Georgia's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012|5th District]]. Johnson was seeking election on the Democratic ticket.<ref>[http://blogs.ajc.com/political-insider-jim-galloway/2011/06/06/michael-johnson-announces-democratic-challenge-to-john-lewis/ ''ajc.com'', "Michael Johnson announces Democratic challenge to John Lewis" accessed December 4, 2011] </ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] was May 25, 2012, and the primary took place on July 31, 2012. Johnson was defeated by [[John Lewis (Georgia)|John Lewis]] in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012.<ref name="results"/>
  
 
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Michael Johnson
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Georgia, District 5th
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolWestwood High School
Bachelor'sMorehouse College (1990)
J.D.Syracuse University College of Law (1993)
OtherOxford University
Personal
Place of birthJune 21, 1968
Websites
Campaign website
Michael Johnson was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 5th Congressional District of Georgia. Johnson was defeated by John Lewis in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Johnson's major campaign themes included:[2]

  • Jobs
  • Water
  • Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
  • Education
  • Taxes
  • Transportation

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012

Johnson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Georgia's 5th District. Johnson was seeking election on the Democratic ticket.[3] The signature filing deadline was May 25, 2012, and the primary took place on July 31, 2012. Johnson was defeated by John Lewis in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012.[1]

U.S. House, Georgia District 5 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Lewis Incumbent 80.8% 69,985
Michael Johnson 19.2% 16,666
Total Votes 86,651

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