DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: 1935.04.22 - Melville, Saskatchewan, Canada.
OCCUPATION: Trailer Park Owner/Operator.
POLITICAL PARTY: Social Credit Party.
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Candidate for Leader of the British Columbia Social Credit Party, July 1991. First ballot: 2nd place (out of 5 candidates) with 652 votes (35.5%). Second ballot: Elected Leader over Grace McCarthy by a vote of 941 (51.6%) to 881 (48.4%).
Leader, British Columbia Social Credit Party (July 1991 - March 1992). In the 1991 elections, the Socreds won 7 seats (loss of 40 seats, including Johnston's own seat), lost majority governing status, and fell to third place. Resigned as Leader in March 1992.
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