Nancy Johnson

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Nancy Lee Johnson was a Republican member of the U. S. House of Representatives representing the 5th District of Connecticut from 1983 to 2007. She was defeated in the 2006 congressional elections by Rep. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.).



Johnson was born January 5, 1935 in Chicago. She was educated at the University of Chicago, Radcliffe College and the University of London's Courtauld Institute, and was a teacher and a member of the Connecticut Senate before entering the House.

Congressional Career

Iraq War

Johnson voted for the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 that started the Iraq War.[1]

For more information see the chart of U.S. House of Representatives votes on the Iraq War.

2006 elections

In 2006, the Democrats nominated Chris Murphy to face Johnson in her November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [1] Murphy defeated Johnson 56% to 44%. [2]

Meet the Cash Constituents

Links to more campaign contribution information for Nancy Johnson
from the Center for Responsive Politics' site.
Fundraising profile: 2008 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2008 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2008 election cycle Career totals


Committees and Affiliations

Committees in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

More Background Data

Wikipedia also has an article on Nancy Johnson. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.

Articles and Resources

Local blogs and discussion sites


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