Ruth Johnson

Born Jan 8, 1955

Ruth Johnson is the current Secretary of State of Michigan. She is a former member of the Michigan House of Representatives and the 2006 Republican candidate for lieutenant governor as the running mate of Dick DeVos.

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1955 Birth Born on January 8, 1955.


1988 33 Years Old From 1988 to 1998, she was a member of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners.


1998 43 Years Old Johnson was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in 1998, and re-elected in 2000 and 2002; term limits made her ineligible for a fourth term. … Read More
2004 49 Years Old …  She was elected clerk in 2004 after defeating long-time incumbent William "Doc" Caddell in the Republican primary, and was the first woman clerk in Oakland County's 176-year history.


2010 55 Years Old In 2010, she won the Republican nomination for secretary of state at the party's state convention. … Read More
2012 57 Years Old In the 2012 election cycle, Johnson added a checkbox to ballot application forms requiring that voters indicate whether or not they are a citizen. … Read More
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