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Michael Johnson
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Georgia, District 5th
High schoolWestwood High School
Bachelor'sMorehouse College (1990)
J.D.Syracuse University College of Law (1993)
OtherOxford University
Place of birthJune 21, 1968
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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]


Campaign themes


Johnson's major campaign themes included:[2]

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



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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