Sen. Ruth Johnson

(R-Groveland Township)
12 Years
Senate District 24
7300 BOB
517-373-1636

senrjohnson@senate.michigan.gov
Official Website

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
Religion: Methodist

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2026)
Secretary of State (1/1/2011 - 12/31/2018)
House (1/1/2003 - 12/31/2004)
Other Offices: Oakland County Clerk (2005-2010); Michigan House of Representatives (1999-2004); Oakland County Commission (1989-1998)

Elections and Political Participation

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%)

Political Activities: Candidate for lieutenant governor, 2006

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Garrett Wheat, Chief of Staff
gwheat@senate.michigan.gov
Jennifer Helmer, Legislative Aide
jhelmer@senate.michigan.gov
Miriam Kissling, Legislative Aide
mkissling@senate.michigan.gov

Sponsored Legislation
SB 70
Health Professionals
SB 110
Abortion
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
Weapons
SB 400
Health Facilities
SB 433
Children Services
SB 563
Pharmaceuticals
SB 656
Guardians and Conservators
SB 714
Tutors
SB 798
Performance Evaluations
SB 832
Patient Directives
SR 7
Date Designation
SR 57
Month Designation
SR 94
Designations
SR 124
Month Designation
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