Dan G. Johnson

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Dan G. Johnson
Member of the Idaho Senate
from the 6th district
Assumed office
December 1, 2012
Preceded byDan Schmidt
Member of the Idaho Senate
from the 7th district
In office
December 11, 2011 – December 1, 2012
Preceded byJoe Stegner
Succeeded bySheryl Nuxoll
Personal details
BornSalina, Kansas
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceLewiston, Idaho
Alma materUniversity of Idaho
Virginia Tech

Dan G. Johnson[1] (born in Salina, Kansas) is a Republican Idaho State Senator representing District 6.[2] Johnson previously represented District 7 from his December 2011 appointment by Idaho Governor Butch Otter[3] until the end of the legislative session.

Early life[edit]

Johnson earned his bachelor's degree in forest management from the University of Idaho and his master's degree in forest economics from Virginia Tech.


2012 Redistricted to District 6, and with Senator Dan Schmidt redistricted to District 5, Johnson won the May 15, 2012 Republican Primary election with 1,968 votes (59.6%),[4] against Representative Jeff Nesset, who had also been redistricted. Johnson won the November 6, 2012 General election with 10,168 votes (55.4%) against Democratic nominee John Bradbury.[5]


  1. ^ "Senate Membership: Dan G. Johnson". Boise, Idaho: Idaho Legislature. Archived from the original on June 23, 2015. Retrieved October 22, 2013.
  2. ^ "Senator Dan Johnson's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved October 22, 2013.
  3. ^ Otter, Butch (December 11, 2011). "Dan Johnson named to complete Joe Stegner's Idaho Senate term". Boise, Idaho: Governor of Idaho. Retrieved October 22, 2013.
  4. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on November 19, 2012. Retrieved October 22, 2013.
  5. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 6, 2012 Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on June 15, 2016. Retrieved October 22, 2013.

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