Cynthia Johnson

Biographical Information

Born: August 19, 1958 in Detroit
Marital Status: Divorced/Single
Children: Wallace, Tyhecia and Henry Hoskins
Education: Walsh College, BBA of Management (degree earned in 1994); Wayne County Community College, AA of General Studies (degree earned in 1988)
Employment/Military Record: January 2019: State Representative HD5; November 2013 to present: Radio Talk Show Host of StandUp Now with Cynthia A. Johnson, shows broadcast live on WMKM-AM (1440) and stream live on every Monday at 4:30pm to 5:30pm; Michigan Department of Corrections positions held: Corrections Officer and Probation/Parole Agent
Community Activities: StandUp Now, Stop Snyder Recall, 10th Precinct Community Relations Organization, Light Walk Community, The Detroit Westsiders, UAW Local 6000
Religion: Baptist

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2022)

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House 1st District 2022
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 1st District 2022
Primary Vote: 77 of 5,552 (1%)

Michigan House 5th District 2020
General Vote: 18,658 of 19,975 (93%)
Primary Vote: 4,858 of 7,469 (65%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 5th District 2018
General Vote: 12,839 of 13,604 (94%)
Primary Vote: 2,133 of 5,764 (37%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Association for Justice (dual endorsement with Mark Payne), Small Business Association of Michigan

Michigan House 5th District 2016
Primary Vote: 1,666 of 3,912 (42%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 5th District 2014
Primary Vote: 1,528 of 4,681 (32%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFSCME Council 25

Michigan House 5th District 2012
Primary Vote: 1,640 of 5,494 (29%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 6th District 2010
Primary Vote: 1,054 of 6,359 (16%)

Political Activities: Unsuccessful candidate for Michigan House in 1998, 2010, 2012 and 2014; precinct delegate; Oversight Committee chair of the 13th Congressional District Council; trustee and member of the Metro Detroit Senior Citizens Community Council; Wayne County Democratic Black Caucus; ran for Detroit city clerk in 2017

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