Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.)


Biography
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. Senate, 2011-present
Born: April 8, 1955; Mankato, Minn.
Residence: Oshkosh
Religion: Lutheran
Family: Wife, Jane Johnson; three children
Education: U. of Minnesota, B.S. 1977; U. of Minnesota, attended 1977-79
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (1st term)
Committee Assignments: Budget; Commerce, Science & Transportation (Aviation Operations, Safety & Security; Communications, Technology & the Internet; Science & Space; Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine; Tourism, Competitiveness and Innovation); Foreign Relations (East Asian & Pacific Affairs; European Affairs - Ranking Member; International Operations & Organizations; Near Eastern & South & Central Asian Affairs); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Efficiency of Federal Programs; Financial & Contracting Oversight - Ranking Member; Permanent Investigations); Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2010generalRon Johnson (R) 1,125,99951.9
Russ Feingold (D) 1,020,95847.0
Rob Taylor (CNSTP) 23,4731.1
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: WI-B)
 
No race


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29th

Wisconsin is 29th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

24,877

Twitter Followers (@SenRonJohnson)

51st

Sen. Ron Johnson has the 51st most Sunday talk show appearances amongst members of Congress.


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



Ron Johnson is ranked 30th on the 50 Richest Members of Congress list.









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.