Gordon M. Johnson
(born December 16, 1949 in New York City
) is an American Democratic Party
politician who has served in the New Jersey General Assembly
since 2002, where he represents the 37th Legislative District
Assemblyman Johnson serves on the Law and Public Safety Committee (as Chair), the Budget Committee and the Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee., New Jersey Legislature
. Accessed April 2, 2008.
Johnson received a B.S.
from St. Thomas Aquinas College
in Social Science and Criminal Justice and an M.A. from Seton Hall University
in Administration and Supervision. He served in the United States Army Reserve
with the rank of Major
, and participated in Operation Desert Storm
in 1990 and 1991 and Operation Joint Endeavor
He was the Bergen County Sheriff from 2001-2002, and has been with the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department since 1999. Johnson is an Undersheriff in the Bergen County
Sheriff’s Department, a position he has filled since 2002 and from 1999-2001.
On June 6, 2006, Johnson won the Democratic Party
primary for the Englewood
City Council At-large by unseating African-American incumbent Rev. Vernon Walton; Victory in the primary is tantamount to winning the seat in this Democratic Party stronghold. On Election Day, November 7, 2006, Johnson won the at-large seat, defeating Republican Harry Kanner., The Record
, November 8, 2006
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