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Rep. Timothy V. Johnson (R-Ill.)


Biography
District: 15th District
Political Highlights: Urbana City Council, 1971-75; Ill. House, 1977-00; U.S. House, 2001-13
Born: July 23, 1946; Champaign, Ill.
Residence: Urbana
Religion: Christian
Family: Divorced; ten children (one deceased)
Education: U.S. Military Academy, attended 1964; U. of Illinois, B.A. 1969; U. of Illinois, J.D. 1972
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2000 (6th term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Department Operations, Oversight & Credit; Rural Development, Research, Biotechnology & Foreign Agriculture - Chairman); Transportation & Infrastructure (Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit; Water Resources & Environment)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2010generalTimothy Johnson (R) 136,91564.3
David Gill (D) 75,94835.7
2008generalTimothy Johnson (R) 187,12164.2
Steve Cox (D) 104,39335.8
2006generalTimothy Johnson (R) 116,81057.6
David Gill (D) 86,02542.4
2004generalTimothy Johnson (R) 178,11461.1
David Gill (D) 113,62539.0
2002generalTimothy Johnson (R) 134,65065.2
Joshua Hartke (D) 64,13131.0
Carl Estabrook (GREEN) 7,8363.8
2000generalTimothy Johnson (R) 125,94353.2
Mike Kelleher (D) 110,67946.8
Roll Call Vitals

16th

Illinois is 16th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

1,993

Twitter Followers (@RepTimJohnson)

Rep. Timothy V. 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.