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Johnson to run for re-election in House District 113

State Rep. Jake Johnson announced his plans to seek re-election for House District 113, which is now made up of southern Henderson, Polk, western Rutherford, and southern McDowell counties.

A lifelong resident of Polk County, Johnson previously served on the Polk County Board of Commissioners from 2016-2019.
“I want to thank God for the opportunity to represent our corner of western North Carolina in the state capital," he said. "It has been an honor to fight for the community that I grew up in. If re-elected, I will continue to promote our conservative values and advocate for transparency and accountability in state government. I am so proud of the accomplishments we have been able to achieve, and I ask for your support in 2022 so I can continue to expand on that work.”
Johnson said his legislative priorities include "cleaning up our election process and implementing Voter ID, reinstating a system of checks and balances so one person does not have the sole authority to shut down our state and issue mandates, ensuring Critical Race Theory is banned from our classrooms, and working hard to make North Carolina the most military-friendly state in the nation."
At 27, Johnson is the youngest member of the General Assembly. He currently serves as chair of the IT Appropriations Committee, Vice-Chair of Commerce and Appropriations and is a member of the Regulatory Reform, K-12 Education, Homeland Security/Veterans Affairs, and the Wildlife committees.