Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson REPRepublican

American politician from Minnesota

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Jeff JohnsonREPRepublican American politician from Minnesota
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Jeff Johnson (born November 11, 1966) is an American politician. He was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2000 and served there from 2001 to 2007. Johnson left the legislature to run for state attorney general in 2006, but was defeated. Johnson served as a Hennepin County commissioner for the 7th district from 2009 to 2021. He was elected as the Republican National Committeeman from Minnesota in April 2011. Johnson was the Republican nominee for governor of Minnesota in 2014, losing to incumbent Democrat Mark Dayton, and again in 2018, losing to the Democratic nominee, U.S. Representative Tim Walz.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Concordia College
Detroit Lakes High School
Georgetown University Law Center
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Assistant Majority Leader
Minnesota State House of Representatives, present
Minnesota State House of Representatives, 2000-present.
Board of Commissioners in Hennepin County
Midwest Employment Resources
2001 - Current
Former Employment
Cargill, Incorporated
Other Experience1 - 11 of 11
State Chair
Marco Rubio 2016 Presidential Campaign
Minnesota Representative
Republican National Committee
Board Member
Concordia Alumni Board
Board Member
Young Life
Board Member
Plymouth Christian Youth Center
Ted Cruz 2016 Presidential Campaign
Former Sunday School Teacher
Former Tutor
Homeless Shelters, Chicago, IL and Minneapolis, MN
Former Youth Sports Coach
Former Chair
House Republican Steering Committee, Minnesota State House of Representatives
Former Chair
Civil Law and Elections Committee, Minnesota State House of Representatives