MEET LIZ

Our stand for Freedom, Security, and Opportunity for ALL!

“Thank you so very much for visiting to learn more about me, my values, my community work and my campaign for U.S. Congress in Georgia’s 12th Congressional District. In 2020, we gave the Republican opponent, his toughest challenge yet so I’m running again to finish what we started for OUR collective win! I ask for your continued support." 

With much gratitude,
- Liz Johnson,
Democrat for Georgia’s 12th District

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Liz Johnson has been a Bulloch County resident since she moved here with the youngest of her four children, over 25 years ago. Liz and her husband, a retired law enforcement officer, Donald Johnson, have been married for more than 20 years, and together they have seven adult children, fifteen grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Liz Johnson’s 38-year insurance career included twice owning a small independent agency, as well as working for other agencies.

 

Liz Johnson is a proven leader in her community having served as an officer or board member of numerous civic and community organizations — always willing to give of her time and talents to worthy causes. Liz has served the community through the Statesboro Regional Library Board, C.A.S.A. Board (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children), Statesboro Noon Lions Club, Habitat for Humanity, Willow Hill Heritage and Renaissance Center, a school board zoning task force and parent/teacher organization. Liz Johnson also served as Grand Marshal of the Bulloch County Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade and was presented with the Bulloch County NAACP President’s Award.  
 

As a political leader with the Democratic Party of Georgia for over 20 years, Liz Johnson has served at the county, district and state level. In 2012, Liz was elected to the Democratic National Committee and served as one of six super delegates in the reelection of President Barack Obama. 


Liz Johnson’s 2014 bid for Georgia Insurance Commissioner made her one of the first women of color to win a major party nomination for statewide office. Liz received almost 70% of the vote over another Democratic candidate in the May 2014 primary. That November Liz received 1,050,883 votes, which represented 41.7% of all votes in the race statewide, giving Liz Johnson a well-recognized name in Georgia politics.

In 2020, Liz Johnson won the Democratic Primary for Congress in Georgia's 12th District with 84% of the vote then came within striking distance of winning the General Election.

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