Johnson, who represents Commission District 3 stays busy working in his district which has some of the county’s poorest and most depressed corridors ranked at the top of the list for abuse of children.
In his two terms on the Board of Commission, he has pushed for the revitalization of Candler and Wesley Chapel roads, overseen the installation of sidewalks on Glenwood Road, advocated for more police officers and worked to get a Super Wal-Mart where the old abandoned Avondale Mall once existed.
These efforts stood out in the minds of the residents who picked him as Best County Commissioner in the CrossRoadsNews 2009 Best of East Metro contest.
Myrtle Mayfield Johnson being everywhere is good.
“A lot of times you’ll see politicians on the campaign trail and then after they win, never again,” she said. “He is not like that.”
Mayfield said Johnson makes himself available to the public.
“His willingess to answer questions and to show up in the community and at meetings is big,” she said.
Jacqueline Kendrick said that she is impressed with Johnson’s interpersonal skills.
“Just seeing him at the forefront at the monthly community meetings that Stan Watson holds is a true example of leadership,” she said.
Atlanta resident Juanita Craig said Johnson is one of her favorites.
“I like everything about him,” she said.