Joseph Johnson Candidate

Born: 1931
United States
Resided: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hennepin County
Gender: Man
Occupation: Hospital service employee
Political Party: Socialist Workers
Notes: Johnson was a former steel worker. He ran for Mayor of Minneapolis in 1963. In 1966, the U.S. Immigration and Naturalizaton Service Board ordered the deportation of Johnson on January 11, 1966 because he was a candidate in the 1958 Toronto, Ontario elections and pledged allegiance to Canada. Johnson appealed the decision as he campaigned for the U.S. Senate in 1966.
Sources: Minneapolis Morning Tribune, October 31, 1962 (p. VG2). The Minneapolis Star, January 20, 1966 (p. D8).
Photo of Joseph Johnson
Photo of Joseph Johnson
Minneapolis Morning Tribune, October 31, 1962 (p. VG2).

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
2 2 0
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
11/08/1966 U.S. Senate General Socialist Workers 5,487 0.43% Lost
11/06/1962 U.S. House, District 05 General Socialist Workers 575 0.34% Lost