Sen. Ruth Johnson

(R-Groveland Township)
11 Terms
Senate District 24
7300 BOB
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Biographical Information

Born: January 8, 1955 in Pontiac
Children: Emily
Education: Associate's degree - Oakland Community College; Bachelor's degree, Teaching Certificate - Oakland University; Master's Degree, Clinical Social Work - Wayne State University
Employment/Military Record: Small business owner/operator
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan Senate 24th District 2022
General Vote: 87,171 of 132,487 (65%)
Primary Vote: 36,231 of 36,231 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: ABC of Michigan PAC; Great Lakes Education Project; Michigan Chamber of Commerce; Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC; Michigan Freedom Network; Michigan Manufacturers Association; Michigan Realtors; Michigan Retailers Association; National Federation of Independent Business-Michigan

Michigan Senate 14th District 2018
General Vote: 64,253 of 115,411 (55%)
Primary Vote: 20,958 of 27,356 (76%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Farm Bureau, Detroit Regional Chamber PAC

Secretary of State 2014
General Vote: 1,649,047 of 3,080,795 (53%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Bankers Association, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC, Right to Life of Michigan, Michigan Realtors PAC

Secretary of State 2010
General Vote: 1,612,834 of 3,180,932 (50%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Lt. Governor 2006
General Vote: 1,608,694 of 3,801,434 (42%)
Primary Vote: 579,223 of 579,223 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 46th District 2002
General Vote: 21,582 of 30,448 (70%)
Primary Vote: 3,833 of 5,559 (68%)

Other Offices: Oakland County Clerk (2005-2010); Michigan House of Representatives (1999-2004); Oakland County Commission (1989-1998)
Political Activities: Candidate for lieutenant governor, 2006
Religion: Methodist

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Garrett Wheat, Chief of Staff
Jennifer Helmer, Legislative Aide
Miriam Kissling, Legislative Aide

Sponsored Legislation
SB 70
Health Professionals
SB 110
SB 134
Ignition Interlock Device
SB 155
Voting Equipment
SB 214
Child Marriage
SB 231
Distracted Driving
SB 253
Guardians and Conservators
SB 256
Guardians and Conservators
SB 311
SR 7
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