Bert Johnson (Michigan politician)

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Bert Johnson
Member of the Michigan Senate
from the 2nd district
Assumed office
January 1, 2011
Preceded by Martha G. Scott
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 5th district
In office
January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2010
Preceded by William McConico
Succeeded by John Olumba
Personal details
Born Detroit, Michigan
Political party Democratic
Residence Highland Park, Michigan

Bert Johnson is a Democratic member of the Michigan Senate, representing the 2nd district since 2010. During his service as state representative, he was Chair of the Detroit Caucus, which is composed of the twelve state representatives and five state senators whose districts include a part of the city of Detroit. He was also Chair of the House Committee on Regulatory Reforms and sat on the Health Policy, Energy and Technology, Banking and Financial Services and Public Employee Health Care Reform committees.

After his election to the Michigan Senate in 2010, to replace departing senator Martha G. Scott, who was unable to run again due to term limits, he was named the campaign chair of the Senate Democratic Caucus.[1]


Bert Johnson has received his education from the following institutions:

  • None

Political Experience[edit]

Bert Johnson has had the following political experience:

  • Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 13, 2012
  • Senator, Michigan State Senate, 2010–present
  • Representative, Michigan State House of Representatives, 2005-2010[2]

Current Legislative Committees[edit]

Bert Johnson has been a member of the following committees:

  • Appropriations, Member
  • Redistricting, Member
  • Regulatory Reform, Vice Chair
  • Statutory Committee on Administrative Rules, Member
  • Subcommittee on General Government, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on Judiciary, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on the Department of Energy, Labor and Economic Growth, Vice Chair[2]


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