Betsy Johnson (politician)
|Member of the Oregon Senate
from the 16th district
|Preceded by||Joan Dukes|
|Member of the Oregon House of Representatives|
|Preceded by||Jackie Taylor|
|Succeeded by||Brad Witt|
January 12, 1951 |
|Alma mater||Carleton College
Lewis & Clark Law School
Elizabeth "Betsy" Johnson (born January 12, 1951) is an American politician in the state of Oregon. A Democrat, she is serving her second term in the Oregon State Senate representing the 16th Senate District, which includes the cities of Tillamook, Astoria, St. Helens, and Seaside. Johnson previously served in the Oregon House of Representatives.
She began serving in the Senate in January 2005, initially being appointed to succeed Joan Dukes, who had vacated the seat to take another position. She was elected to the seat the following year.
- "State Government Legislators and Staff, 2005 Regular Session". Oregon State Archives. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
- Walth, Brent (June 22, 2007). "Not afraid of a fight, the public's or her own". The Oregonian, p. 1.
- Stern, Henry (January 20, 2005). "Scappoose legislator fills Senate seat". The Oregonian, p. B8.
- Hoover Barnett, Erin (April 12, 2003). "Maverick few may decide key state issues". The Oregonian, p. 1.
- Oregon State Senate - Betsy Johnson official state website
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