Beverly Johnson (politician)

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Beverly Johnson is an American attorney and politician, former mayor of Alameda, California. She was first elected to Alameda City Council in 1998. In 2002, she ran for mayor and was elected. She was elected again as mayor in 2006. Her term ended in December 2010.[1][2] Johnson is a family law attorney practicing under the name "Johnson Family Law" in Alameda.[3][4]

Johnson's 2002 re-election was tainted by newspaper articles suggesting possible election law chicanery on the part of actors close to Don Perata.[5][6][7]

On March 11, 2010 Johnson announced that she was running for Alameda County supervisor for District 3.[8]

Preceded by
Ralph Appezzato
Mayor of Alameda, California
2002-2010
Succeeded by
Marie Gilmore
Preceded by
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Councilmember, Alameda, California
1998–2002
Succeeded by
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