VOTE on November 3, 2020

Common Sense Leadership

for Bonner County Commissioner, District 1



Being supportive, responsive, inclusive with the entire community

Steve Johnson, a life-long Bonner County resident, educator, administrator and business person, believes in planned growth, conservative fiscal policy and a strong work ethic. He’s a proven good listener and pledges to treat everyone with respect. Steve has come to know what matters to Bonner County residents. He cares deeply about this community and is ready to serve. Working together with Bonner County residents, some of the issues he will tackle right away are:

Dropping the lawsuit against the City of Sandpoint and the Festival

Stop supporting out-of-town lawyers and start supporting our community with our taxpayer dollars.

Supporting local groups and activities to bring community together

County Commissioners are decision makers who exert tremendous influence. When they make statements individually or collectively that support other groups it helps bring our community together. Supporting Panhandle Health District, City governments, education and a host of other groups reaffirms that most important concept, “We’re all in this together.”

Being a responsible leader concerning the health and safety of Bonner County residents

This COVID-19 virus is serious and deadly. We need to follow the guidance and advice of medical experts and scientists.

Leading with tolerance and inclusivity for a cohesive community

We need community leaders who will listen to all citizens and respect all input.

Steve Johnson has deep roots, love & understanding for Bonner County

Steve has been a part of Bonner County since 1957. Raised on the family farm in Sagle — where he still lives — Steve learned from an early age what it means to be part of the Bonner community. In 1968, he graduated from Sandpoint High School, and shortly enrolled at the University of Idaho earning a bachelors’ degree in education, and a masters’ degree in administration.

Steve spent over 40 years in education in Bonner County as an elementary and high school teacher and principal. Steve with his wife, Marguerite, have four grown children and nine amazing grandchildren.

  • Bonner county resident since 1957
  • 41 years working with the public
  • Proven successful team leader
  • Experienced problem solver

Honesty. Transparency. Leadership

Steve Johnson has been working with the public for 41 years – listening to concerns and finding solutions; supervising, evaluating and coordinating staff; overseeing a large budget; and interacting with government, non-profit and private-sector groups and individuals.

As a lifetime resident of Bonner County, he is running for County Commissioner, District 1 because he believes in and will work hard for the issues below …


  • Pay a Living Wage
  • Retain & Recruit Beneficial Businesses in Bonner County


  • Property Taxes
  • County Budget


  • Private Property Rights
  • Bonner County Character


  • Maintained & Upgraded
  • Consistent Basis

We'd Love to hear from you

This is your county, and Steve Johnson wants to make it a better place. Your opinion matters and Steve wants to know, so he can better serve you and the county. 

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 Questions? +1-208-255-8055