Rep. Cynthia Johnson

2 Terms
House District 5
589 HOB
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Current Candidate Information

Michigan House 1st District
Wayne (part)

Primary Vote: 77 of 5,552 (1%)

Michigan House 1st District
Wayne (part)

Friends to Elect Cynthia A Johnson
4060 Montgomery St, Detroit, MI 48204
(313) 728-5211
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Biographical Information

Home Address: 4060 Montgomery, Detroit, MI  48204
(313) 728-5211
Born: August 19, 1958 in Detroit
Marital Status: Divorced/Single
Children: Wallace, Tyhecia and Henry Hoskins
Education: Walsh College, BBA of Management (degree earned in 1994); Wayne County Community College, AA of General Studies (degree earned in 1988)
Employment/Military Record: January 2019: State Representative HD5; November 2013 to present: Radio Talk Show Host of StandUp Now with Cynthia A. Johnson, shows broadcast live on WMKM-AM (1440) and stream live on every Monday at 4:30pm to 5:30pm; Michigan Department of Corrections positions held: Corrections Officer and Probation/Parole Agent
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan House 5th District 2020
General Vote: 18,658 of 19,975 (93%)
Primary Vote: 4,858 of 7,469 (65%)
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Michigan House 5th District 2018
General Vote: 12,839 of 13,604 (94%)
Primary Vote: 2,133 of 5,764 (37%)
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Endorsements: Michigan Association for Justice (dual endorsement with Mark Payne), Small Business Association of Michigan

Michigan House 5th District 2016
Primary Vote: 1,666 of 3,912 (42%)
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Michigan House 5th District 2014
Primary Vote: 1,528 of 4,681 (32%)
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Endorsements: AFSCME Council 25

Michigan House 5th District 2012
Primary Vote: 1,640 of 5,494 (29%)
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Michigan House 6th District 2010
Primary Vote: 1,054 of 6,359 (16%)

Political Activities: Unsuccessful candidate for Michigan House in 1998, 2010, 2012 and 2014; precinct delegate; Oversight Committee chair of the 13th Congressional District Council; trustee and member of the Metro Detroit Senior Citizens Community Council; Wayne County Democratic Black Caucus; ran for Detroit city clerk in 2017
Community Activities: StandUp Now, Stop Snyder Recall, 10th Precinct Community Relations Organization, Light Walk Community, The Detroit Westsiders, UAW Local 6000
Religion: Baptist

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Renita Smith, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services
Logan Foreman, Legislative Aide/Policy Services

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4083
Fair Employment
HB 4084
Garbage Dumping
HB 4085
Medical Marijuana
HB 4086
Medical Marijuana
HB 4162
COVID Funding
HB 4273
Residency Requirements
HB 4428
Constituent Literature
HB 4941
Fair Employment Practices
HB 5023
Governmental Immunity
HB 5034
Broadband Services
HB 5199
Gender Neutral Language
HB 5314
HB 5627
Sentencing Guidelines
HB 5672
Michigan Strategic Fund
HB 5673
Equity Reparations Fund
HB 5674
Racial Equity and Reparations Fund
HB 5733
Civil Liability
HB 5803
HB 5812
Collective Bargaining
HB 6027
Fair Employment Practices
HR 37
Water Affordability
HR 216
Gun Resolution
HR 362
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
HCR 12
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