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  Johnson, Ruth E.
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AffiliationDemocratic–Farmer–Labor  
<-  2000-01-01  
 
NameRuth E. Johnson
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St. Peter, Minnesota , United States
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Born May 23, 1947 (70 years)
ContributorThe Oncoming Storm
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 12, 2018 04:51pm
Tags Divorced - Lutheran -
InfoAs a Minnesota Legislator, Ruth:

Voted for $2.7 billion in tax cuts/rebates.
Worked to strengthen K-12 schools, colleges and universities.
Voted to help seniors and low-income people with prescription costs.

Authored and passed legislation:

To help babies, kids, disabled, refugees, and seniors
To support volunteer fire departments
To increase financial aid for college students
To protect the Minnesota River
To ensure tornado and flood disaster relief
To support new feedlot management technology
To help caregivers in nursing homes

A Proven Legislative Record

Coalition builder across party lines
Recognized legislative leader
Endorsed candidate for Lieutenant Governor in 1998

Educator, College Administrator, Leader, Mentor

Over 30 years helping college students, 15 years at Gustavus Adolphus College
A teacher assistant, Spring 1999, helping St. Peter youngsters learn to read
Bachelor's Degree: Gustavus Adolphus College
Master's Degree: Indiana University-Bloomington

Community Builder

Coordinator of state program for community building in low-income neighborhoods
Organizer of programs for seniors, youth, and children in several communities
Supporter/organizer of community health, advocacy, and mental health programs

Minnesotan

15-year home owner in St. Peter
Member of St. Peter Chamber of Commerce
Member of First Lutheran Church
Member of Ida Lake Association

formerly from [Link] (no longer works)

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RACES
  11/02/2004 MN House Seat 23A Won 49.60% (+3.61%)
  11/05/2002 MN House Seat 23A Lost 44.72% (-7.33%)
  11/07/2000 MN House Seat 24B Won 51.49% (+2.97%)
  09/15/1998 MN Lt. Governor - DFL Primary Lost 18.97% (-17.98%)
  11/05/1996 MN House Seat 24B Won 53.04% (+6.08%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MN US Senate - D Primary - Sep 12, 2006 D Amy Klobuchar
MN Governor - DFL Primary - Sep 15, 1998 DFL Michael O. Freeman