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Johnson, Cynthia A. (D)

State Representative District 5
Office: S-589 HOB
Term: First
Phone: (517) 373-0844
Email: CynthiaAJohnson@house.mi.gov
Home Address: 4060 Montgomery St., Detroit, MI 48204
Website: https://housedems.com/johnson
Seat Number: 87
Standing Committees: Oversight(VC), Agriculture, Families, Children & Seniors
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


POLITICAL CAREER

She has run for the House in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016. In her 2016 run for the 5th district, she lost one-on-one against Rep. Fred Durhal III, 57.4 to 42.6 percent.

2018 was the year for Rep. Johnson when she won the August primary by a mere 9 votes coming out on top of a seven-candidate field. 

WORK EXPERIENCE

She has spent her professional career as a probation and parole agent, a victim witness advocate and a corrections officer.

In prior years, she worked as a bill collector for the Credit Acceptance Corporation and a crisis intervention advocate for Detroit and Inkster public schools.

To read MIRS biography of Rep. Johnson, click here.

EDUCATION

Rep. Johnson has an associate's degree from Wayne State University and a bachelor's degree from Walsh College.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Edward Martell
Cell Phone: 517-303-4998
emartell@house.mi.gov

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