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Ron Johnson (Wisconsin)

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Ron Johnson
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U.S. Senate, Wisconsin
Incumbent
In office
2010-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2017
Years in position Expression error: Unrecognized word "january".
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Minnesota
Personal
BirthdayApril 8, 1955
Place of birthMankato, MN
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Ron Johnson (b. April 8, 1955) is a Republican member of the U.S. Senate from the state of Wisconsin. Johnson was first elected to the Senate in 2010.

Biography

After earning his bachelor's from the University of Minnesota, Johnson worked as an accountant for a couple years before starting a plastic sheeting business with his brother-in-law.[1] He worked in the business until becoming a U.S. senator.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

Johnson is a member of the following Senate committees[1]:

  • Committee on the Budget
  • Committe on Appropriations
    • Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
    • Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
    • Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
    • Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
    • Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Agencies
  • Special Committee on Aging
  • Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
    • Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery and Intergovernmental Affairs
    • Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security
    • Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia

Issues

Political positions

Personal

Johnson lives in Oshkosh, WI. He and his wife, Jane, have three children.[1]

External links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Russ Feingold
U.S. Senate - Wisconsin
2011-present
Succeeded by
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