Fred Johnson

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Fred Johnson is a Democratic candidate for the 2nd Congressional District of Michigan

Fred Johnson is the Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 2nd Congressional District (map) of Michigan. He challenging incumbent Rep. Peter Hoekstra (R-Mich.).


Positions, record and controversies


Johnson is an Associate Professor of American History at Hope College in Holland, Michigan. He serves on the Hope College Board of Trustees, as a board member of the Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance, and as a Facilitator for the Institutes of Healing Racism (sponsored by the Holland Area Chamber of Commerce). He also serves as a member of the City of Holland’s Human Relations Commission, and as a member of Because He Cares, Inc., a Christian drama and community development organization. [1]

2008 elections

Johnson is challenging Rep. Peter Hoekstra (R-Mich.) in the 2008 congressional elections.[2][3]

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.

Campaign contributions

The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Fred Johnson. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.

Campaign contribution data could not be found.

Committees and affiliations


Johnson will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.


More background data


Articles and resources

See also


  1. Fred Johnson Bio Page
  2. 2008 Race Tracker page on Michigan’s 2nd Congressional District
  3. Official Fred Johnson for Congress website

External resources

External articles