As an Assembly Member, Ray E. Johnson represented the 4th District as a Republican from 1965 to 1975. As Senator, he represented
the 1st District, which included all of Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou,
Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, and Yuba Counties. Initially elected as a Republican, he switched his party affiliation to Independent
in 1983. The Ray E. Johnson Papers consist of Bills Files, 1968-1984 covering a variety of topics including public universities,
health care, and funding for handicap access on park trails.
As an Assembly Member, Ray E. Johnson represented the 4th District as a Republican from 1965 to 1975. The district included
all of Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Sutter and Yolo Counties. After redistricting in 1966, the district also included Lake County.In addition, as a member of the Senate, he served on the Western States Legislative Forestry Task Force, 1981.
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