Johnson, 39, served seven years as a Nassau legislator before winning a special election for his senate seat in 2007. His is one of the two LI senate seats Republicans are targeting in hopes of reclaiming the majority. He chairs the investigations committee and sits on the gaming, health, education, local government and insurance committees.
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