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Owen H. Johnson
Owen Johnson.jpg
New York Senate District 4
Former Member
In office
1973 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sHofstra College
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Office website
Owen H. Johnson is a former Republican member of the New York State Senate, representing District 4 from 1973 to 2013 and serving as Assistant Minority Leader for Policy and Administration from 2009 to 2010 and Vice President Pro Tempore of the New York State Senate prior to that.

Johnson was in the United States Marine Corps.

Johnson earned his B.A. in History/Political Science from Hofstra College in 1956.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012

Johnson did not seek re-election in 2012. It was originally believed that he would be the Republican candidate and his announcement came after nominating petitions were submitted on his behalf.[1]


Johnson was unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. He defeated Maeghan Lollo (D) in the general election.[2] In addition to his slot on the Republican Party ticket, Johnson was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State and Working Families Party.

New York State Senate, General Election Results, District 4 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Owen H. Johnson (R) 43,687
Maeghan Lollo (D) 22,135


On November 4, 2008 Owen H. Johnson won the election for New York State Senate, District 4 with 66,007 votes.

Johnson raised $241,080 for his campaign.[3]

New York State Senate, District 3 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Owen H. Johnson (R) 66,007
Tanya D. Gillard (D) 39,456
John Albano (WOR) 2,219

Campaign donors


Listed below are the largest contributors to Johnson's 2010 campaign.[4]


Listed below are the five largest contributors to Owen H. Johnson's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
New York State Troopers $9,750
RCI Industries Inc $5,000
Burt R. Shaffer $5,000
New York State Association of Realtors $4,750
Amalgamated Transit Union New York $4,500


Johnson and his wife Christel have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
New York State Senate District 4
Succeeded by
Philip Boyle (R)