Aug. 29, 2014

Rep. Sam Johnson (R-Texas)

  • District: 3rd District, Most of Collin County -- Plano, part of Frisco, McKinney
  • Residence: Plano
  • Born: October 11, 1930; San Antonio, Texas
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Shirley Johnson; three children (one deceased)
  • Education: Southern Methodist U., B.B.A. 1951; George Washington U., M.S.I.A. 1974 (international affairs)
  • Military Service: Air Force 1951-79
  • Political Highlights: Texas House, 1985-91; U.S. House, 1991-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1991 (11th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Ways & Means (Health; Social Security - Chairman); Joint Taxation
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State Information: 3rd District, Most of Collin County -- Plano, part of Frisco, McKinney

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Sam Johnson (R) 187,180 100%
2010 general Sam Johnson (R) 101,180 66.3%
John Lingenfelder (D) 47,848 31.3%
Christopher Claytor (LIBERT) 3,602 2.4%
Harry Pierce (WRI) 22 0%
2008 general Sam Johnson (R) 170,742 59.7%
Tom Daley (D) 108,693 38%
Christopher Claytor (LIBERT) 6,348 2.2%
2006 general Sam Johnson (R) 88,690 62.5%
Dan Dodd (D) 49,529 34.9%
Christopher Claytor (LIBERT) 3,662 2.6%
2004 general Sam Johnson (R) 180,099 85.6%
Paul Jenkins (I) 16,966 8.1%
James Vessels (LIBERT) 13,287 6.3%
2002 general Sam Johnson (R) 113,974 74%
Manny Molera (D) 37,503 24.3%
John Davis (LIBERT) 2,656 1.7%
2000 general Sam Johnson (R) 187,486 71.6%
Billy Zachary (D) 67,233 25.7%
Lance Flores (LIBERT) 7,178 2.7%
1998 general Sam Johnson (R) 106,690 91.2%
Ken Ashby (LIBERT) 10,288 8.8%
1996 general Sam Johnson (R) 142,325 73%
Lee Cole (D) 47,654 24.4%
John Davis (L) 5,045 2.6%
write-ins (Write-In) 2  
1994 general Sam Johnson (R) 157,011 91%
Tom Donahue (LIBERT) 15,611 9%
1992 general Sam Johnson (R) 201,569 86.1%
Noel Kopala (LIBERT) 32,570 13.9%
1991 special Tom Pauken (R) 15,018 27.5%
Sam Johnson (R) 10,855 19.9%
Bill Hammond (R) 6,756 12.4%
Paul Zane Pilzer (R) 5,909 10.8%
Dan Branch (R) 5,484 10%
Pete Sessions (R) 5,156 9.4%
Wayne E. Putnam (D) 2,324 4.2%
Farrell Ray (R) 1,139 2.1%
Robert E. Lyle (R) 806 1.5%
Mel Richardson (I) 802 1.5%
Rufus T. Higginbotham (I) 238 0.4%
David Corley (R) 168 0.3%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 34% Mitt Romney: 64%
2008 Barack Obama: 38% John McCain: 62%