Jerry Johnson (politician)

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Jerry Johnson
Member of the Nebraska Senate
from the 23rd district
Assumed office
January 9, 2013
Preceded by Chris Langemeier
Personal details
Born (1942-11-23) November 23, 1942 (age 71)
Holdrege, Nebraska
Nationality American
Residence Wahoo, Nebraska
Alma mater Luther Junior College

Jerry Johnson (born November 23, 1942 in Holdrege, Nebraska)[1] is an American politician and is a Nebraska state senator in the unicameral Nebraska Legislature representing District 23;[2] the legislature itself is non-partisan. Johnson was previously the mayor of Wahoo.


Johnson attended Luther Junior College.


  • 2012 When Senator Chris Langemeier retired and left the District 23 seat open, Johnson placed first in the May 15, 2012 Primary election with 3,323 votes,[3] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 8,032 votes against Vern Barrett,[4] who had previously run for the seat in 2008.


  1. ^ "Sen. Jerry Johnson". Lincoln, Nebraska: Nebraska Legislature. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Senator Jerry Johnson's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  3. ^ Gale, John A. "Primary Election May 15, 2012". Lincoln, Nebraska: Secretary of State of Nebraska. p. 34. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  4. ^ Gale, John A. "Official Results of Nebraska General Election November 6, 2012". Lincoln, Nebraska: Secretary of State of Nebraska. p. 14. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 

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