MEET LIZ

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

“First, thank you so very much for getting to know me, my values, and my campaign for Congress in Georgia’s 12th Congressional District. After giving the Republican Rick Allen his toughest challenge yet in 2020, I’m back again to finish what we started for OUR win! Far too many families and residents of Georgia's 12th District have been left out and left behind. Residents of Georgia's 12th District and across the country want more Representatives in DC who will actually work for them. I'm working to become one of those Representatives.

I most humbly ask for your support." 

With much gratitude,

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

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.


Over the years Liz has volunteered with many community causes and organizations including the organization known as C.A.S.A. (court-appointed special advocates for children), the Statesboro Regional Library Board, Habitat for Humanity, the Willow Hill Heritage and Renaissance Center advisory committee, the Statesboro Noon Lions Club, the Coalition for Minority Education and the Marvin Pittman PTO. Since retiring from the insurance industry Liz has launched multiple empowerment initiatives for women, including Women Win Elections, Queendom Builders, and the Ogeechee Federation of Democratic Women.
 

Liz Johnson has served as the Grand Marshal of the Bulloch County Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade and has also been presented with the Bulloch County NAACP President’s Award.

 

Liz Johnson has been active in the Democratic Party of Georgia for more than 20 years, serving in the county, district, state party leadership roles, and as one of six Democratic National Committee superdelegates from Georgia in the 2012 reelection of President Barack Obama.


Liz Johnson’s 2014 bid for state 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, or 41.7% of all votes in the race statewide, giving Liz Johnson a well-recognized name in Georgia politics.

 

“I am running for families like yours and my own. Because at the end of the day, we all want the same things in life: to earn a living wage, have quality health care, be safe in our homes and communities and enjoy our elder years of living. Despite our challenges, I also still believe in Us."  


-Liz Johnson

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