Judge Eric Johnson was appointed to the bench in 2015 by Gov. Brian Sandoval. He was elected to the seat in 2016.
Before taking the bench, Johnson was a Special Attorney with the United States Department of Justice, Organized Crime and Racketeering Section, and an Assistant United States Attorney with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Nevada. He served as Chief of the Office’s Organized Crime Strike Force for a decade and then two years as overall Chief of the Criminal Division for the state, according to his website.
He has a 16.11 percent error rate on 271 appeals, according to Our Nevada Judges. As of October 15, Johnson had raised about $125,925 and had about $44,505 remaining.
Johnson is being challenged by Dawn Alyssa Hooker, who practices personal injury and products liability law, according to her biography on the website of Christensen Law Offices, where she’s worked since 2001. She’s raised $150 and has no money on hand.