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Johnson, Ruth (R)

State Senator District 14
Office: 7300 Binsfeld Building
Term: First
Phone: (517) 373-1636
Email: senrjohnson@senate.michigan.gov
Home Address: 8500 Gail Dr., Holly, MI 48442
Website: https://www.senatorruthjohnson.com
Seat Number: 29
Standing Committees: Elections(C), Local Government(VC), Environmental Quality, Families, Seniors and Veterans, Health Policy and Human Services, Judiciary and Public Safety, Regulatory Reform
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


POLITICAL CAREER

Sen. Johnson is a former two-term Secretary of State who left office in 2019 after being termed out. 

She has also served three terms in the Michigan House of Representatives.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Johnson was the first woman elected to the office of Oakland County Clerk.  She also served on the Oakland County Commission. 

EDUCATION

Sen. Johnson holds an associate's degree from Oakland Community College, a bachelor's degree from Oakland University and a master's degree from Wayne State University. 

PERSONAL

She lives in Holly with her daughter. 

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Garrett Wheat
GWheat@senate.michigan.gov

Additional Information


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Bills Would Exempt Critical Workers From COVID Rules (12-02-2020)

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