I am running for the US Senate because Ohio is now dangerously divided, as is our nation. I will Unify Ohio: Over 30 years of dedicated voluntary service in the Democratic party, recruiting, screening, training candidates to represent our values in public office. I have been an Elected Ward Committee Women for over 20 years. Building collaborative partnerships with Corporations, Small Business and our Communities. I have rose to the leadership ranks within the Democratic organizations because of my qualifications, drive and my passion to serve the people of Ohio.
Our challenges must be resolve together, everyone has a seat at our table to discuss critical issues that impact our communities. We will create comprehensive strategies to combat gun violence, fight against voter suppression, ensure election integrity. Ohio deserves a leader focused on job creation, access to Affordable Wi-Fi and robust broadband for all, adequate and equitable funding for education, criminal justice reform., publicly funded childcare so we can get Ohioans back to work with more money in there pockets.
Traci was raised in Toledo, by a single mom, who was a preschool teacher, and eventually a social worker with the Head Start Program. She established a solid educational foundation for her four children including Traci, her eldest daughter. In high school, TJ was accepted into the prestigious St. Ursula Academy, an all-girl preparatory school in Toledo where Traci proved her maturity by earning part of her tuition by participation in an afterschool work/study program.
Traci was accepted and graduated from Ohio University in Political Science/Pre-Law, being the first in her family to graduate from college. She moved to Columbus, Ohio to pursue her Masters in American Public Policy/Soviet Union Politics/International Relations from The Ohio State University.
After her academic pursuits, Traci spent the next 8 years in dedicated service to the State of Ohio. She has worked in the Department of Administrative Services, Office of Budget and Management where she learned how to balance a State budget.
In the Environmental Protection Agency, Traci fought to protect human health, our water and our environment. At the Attorney General’s Office, Consumer Protection Section, Traci resolved consumer issues, and fought against deceptive practices, and sought fair treatment of all Ohioans in the marketplace.
TJ brings over 30 years in Public Service. She has been an Elected Ward Committee Woman in Franklin County for over 20 years. Her passion for people has become a life’s mission; agencies that assist the Blind, Homeless, Seniors, Recovering Alcoholics and Children encompass her volunteerism. TJ masterfully transitioned to the private sector, where she was a General Manager for two major Corporations.
Currently TJ is an accomplished IT Executive and President of Tra’Bian Enterprises, a leader of Information Technology Solutions. She is highly valued and respected as a credible decision maker who can bridge the gap between business needs and technology solutions.
Traci (TJ) Johnson has a long history of working for the people of The Great State of Ohio. She is now asking you to promote her to The U.S. Senate.