Lon Johnson

Lon Johnson, chairman of the Michigan Republican Party, with Carol Cain, senior producer/host  of CBS 62's "Michigan Matters," at the Michigan Chronicle's "Pancakes and Politics" forum sponsored by the paper.
Johnson asked Gov. Rick Synder, who appeared the second "Pancakes and Politics" forum, about the $41 million furniture contract facilitated by Snyder's cousin. See that question and more during a special "Michigan Matters" airing 11:30 am Sunday on CBS 62.
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Michigan Democrats Elect Johnson To Another 2-Year Term

Party spokesman Joshua Pugh says the vote at the state Democrats’ convention Saturday in Detroit was unanimous.

CBS Detroit–02/14/2015

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AP Interview: Chairman Says Democrats Must ‘Start Winning’

Lon Johnson says campaign tactics are important, but “we’ve got to show voters what they will get when they vote for a Democrat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2015

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‘Michigan Matters’ Exclusive: Schostak Vs. Johnson — The Chairmen Battle As Election 2014 Hits Overdrive

Bobby Schostak and Lon Johnson went toe to toe on “Michigan Matters”. Who will be left standing on Nov. 4 when election 2014 comes to a close.

10/24/2014

Michigan Matters

‘Michigan Matters’ Preview: Election 2014, Judge Greg Mathis

This week on “Michigan Matters” — how do you know when an election matters?

10/23/2014

Saul Anuzis, Chris Holman, Lon Johnson join CBS 62 Senior Producer/Host Carol  Cain on "Michigan Matters" on Thursday July 31 to vette the 2014 primary this Tuesday and the general election in November. (credit: Sydney Alexandra Bowden/CBS 62)

Michigan Matters: Verbal Volleys Fly Over Education Spending Under Snyder

It was fireworks as Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Lon Johnson and former Michigan GOP Chair Saul Anuzis exchanged heated words over the topic of proposed education cutbacks in the state under first term Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder as the conversation on “Michigan Matters” dissected the final hours of the primary which takes place Tuesday.

08/01/2014

Outgoing Congressman John Dingell and U.S. Senator Carl Levin appear together in the "Eye on the Future" special "Michigan in Transition" airing 6:30 p.m. this Sunday on CBS  62. The two Michigan leaders talk about changes in the political landscape in the 30-minute special. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

What’s Ahead For The Great Lakes State? ‘Michigan In Transition’ Examines Historic Change Of Leadership

As the state that put the world on wheels looks to its future – change is in the air.

07/17/2014

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WATCH Michigan Matters: Michigan Political Leadership Program

This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain goes on location at the Michigan Political Leadership Program’s annual dinner.

CBS 62–03/07/2014

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Michigan Matters Preview: Chairs Of The Michigan Republican And Democratic Parties

It’s party time this week on Michigan Matters when Lon Johnson and Bobby Schostak join Host Carol Cain for an in depth look at upcoming elections and the political picture in Michigan.

CBS 62–09/27/2013

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Michigan Matters: 2013 MPLP

This week on Michigan Matters, Carol Cain and the crew travel to the Michigan Political Leadership Program’s annual Fundraising Dinner

03/08/2013

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Another Bush In The White House?

Is the country ready for another Bush in the White House?

CBS 62–03/07/2013

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