16 Facts About Dusty Johnson


Dustin M Johnson was born on September 30,1976 and is an American politician serving as the US representative for South Dakota's at-large congressional district since 2019.


Between his state political career and congressional service, Johnson was the vice president of Vantage Point Solutions in Mitchell, South Dakota.


In 2004, Dusty Johnson was elected to the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission.


Dusty Johnson was the youngest utilities commissioner in the nation.


Dusty Johnson served on the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners' executive board.


Dusty Johnson was appointed chair of the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission in 2007, and he served in that capacity until his resignation in 2011.


In 2014, Dusty Johnson resigned as chief of staff, leaving the public sector to work for Vantage Point Solutions in Mitchell, South Dakota.


Dusty Johnson resigned his position with Vantage Point Solutions in 2018 upon his accession to Congress.


On November 15,2016, Dusty Johnson announced his candidacy for US Representative for.


On February 19,2020, Dusty Johnson announced his bid for reelection to the House.


Dusty Johnson was sworn into the US House of Representatives on January 3,2019, and joined the Problem Solvers Caucus soon after.


In 2022, Dusty Johnson was one of 39 Republicans to vote for the Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act of 2022, an antitrust package that would crack down on corporations for anti-competitive behavior.


On March 26,2019, Dusty Johnson was one of 14 Republicans to vote with all House Democrats to override President Trump's veto of a measure revoking Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southern border.


On May 19,2021, Dusty Johnson was one of 35 Republicans who joined all Democrats in voting to approve legislation to establish the January 6,2021 commission meant to investigate the storming of the US Capitol.


Dusty Johnson has been actively involved as a state advisor for South Dakota Teen Age Republicans and its Black Hills camp leader since 2004.


Dusty Johnson has served as an adjunct professor at Dakota Wesleyan University.