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This article is about the U.S. Representative from Illinois. For the U.S. Senator from South Dakota, see Tim P. Johnson.

Timothy V. Johnson is a Republican former member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing the 15th District of Illinois since 2001.


Record and controversies

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American Civil Liberties Union not avail. not avail.
American Conservative Union 60 - 3/5 not avail.
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Americans for Democratic Action 35 - 7/20 50 - 10/20
Club for Growth not avail. not avail.
Drum Major Institute not avail. not avail.
Family Research Council not avail. not avail.
Information Technology Industry Council not avail. not avail.
League of Conservation Voters not avail. not avail.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People not avail. not avail.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce 84 - 16/20 not avail.

Iraq War

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

Environmental record

For more information on environmental legislation, see the Energy and Environment Policy Portal

ARMPAC recipient

In October 2005, Johnson came under pressure when it was found that he had recieved $25,000 from ARMPAC, Tom DeLay's political action committee.[1]

Paperclip voting

The October 2000 issue of Illinois Issues reported that, in 1980, as a Representative in the Illinois House, Johnson lodged a paperclip into his voting button so that he could vote along party lines while out of the chamber.

Term-limit pledge

Johnson pledged to serve no more than three terms in Congress during his initial campaign in 2000. He broke the pledge, however, when he opted to seek a fourth term in 2006. [2]

Main article: term limits


Johnson was born July 23, 1946 in Urbana, Illinois. He was educated at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York and the University of Illinois, and was a lawyer, a realtor, a member of the Urbana City Council and a member of the Illinois House of Representatives from 1976 to 2000 before entering the House.

Johnson will face David Gill in the 2006 election whom he defeated in 2004, 61% to 39%. [3]

Money in politics

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Fundraising profile: 2008 election cycle Career totals
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Committees and Affiliations


Committees in the 110th Congress (2007-2008)

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

More Background Data

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


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  • 1 Brickyard Drive, Suite 201, Bloomington, IL 61701
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  • 2004 Fox Drive, Champaign, IL 61820
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  • 655 West Lincoln Avenue, Unit B, Charleston, IL 61920
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  • 1001 Market Street, Suite 102, Mount Carmel, IL 62863
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