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Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.)


Biography
District: 4th District
Political Highlights: sought Democratic nomination for Ga. House, 1986; DeKalb County Board of Commissioners, 2001-06; U.S. House, 2007-present
Born: Oct. 2, 1954; Washington, D.C.
Residence: Lithonia
Religion: Buddhist
Family: Wife, Mereda Davis Johnson; two children
Education: Clark College, B.A. 1976; Texas Southern U., J.D. 1979
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2006 (4th term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Intelligence, Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Seapower & Projection Forces; Strategic Forces); Judiciary (Constitution & Civil Justice; Over-Criminalization Task Force; Regulatory Reform, Commercial & Antitrust Law - Ranking Member)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalHank Johnson (D) 161,211100.0
2012generalHank Johnson (D) 208,86173.6
J. Vaughn (R) 75,04126.4
2010generalHank Johnson (D) 131,76074.7
Lisbeth Carter (R) 44,70725.3
2008generalHank Johnson (D) 224,49499.9
2006generalHank Johnson (D) 106,35275.3
Catherine Davis (R) 34,77824.6
Roll Call Vitals

207th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Georgia Rep. John Lewis (D) is 21st.

18th

Georgia is 18th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

10,867

Twitter Followers (@RepHankJohnson)

Rep. Hank Johnson has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.











Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.