Office Sought: Alabama House of Representatives, District 51
Candidate Name: Veronica R. Johnson
Political experience: None
Professional experience: Juvenile probation officer, Jefferson County Family Court, 2005-present; adjunct professor, Alabama A&M University, 2016-present; Adjunct Professor, Miles College, 2011-present.
Civic experience: Former member, board of directors, Homewood Soccer Club; founder, Cupcakes and Convos.
Education: Juris doctorate, Birmingham School of Law, 2010; Master of Science in criminal justice, University of Alabama, 2002; bachelor’s degree in political science, Alabama A&M University, 2001.
Main issues: Making sure her district remains “family-oriented and one of the safest places in Jefferson County,” supporting education, pushing for affordable healthcare laws, and reducing recidivism rates.
Top contributors: Tate’s Landscaping: $725. United Mine Workers of America: $500. Gail Byrd: $200.