Brooklyn Center City Council has become an echo chamber for activists. Your voice as a constituent is no longer being heard. Meanwhile, some past and present officials have been pushing divisive ideologies and rhetoric leaving us more divided than ever before.

Andrew Johnson is running for Brooklyn Center City Council because it is time to put you at the Center of Brooklyn Center. Andrew is committed to making your voice heard again and representing the interests of the whole community, not just the loudest individuals or special interest groups.

Andrew Johnson has been a resident of and has called Brooklyn Center home for over a decade. He currently lives with his wife (Brittany), his son (Aiden), and his dog (Ziggy). Andrew was born in Robbinsdale, MN in 1989. Over the years, he has lived in a number of cities in Hennepin County including Champlin, Brooklyn Park, New Hope, Crystal, and Plymouth. He graduated from Robbinsdale Armstrong High School in 2008 and has done some college at North Hennepin Community College in Brooklyn Park, MN.

Andrew is currently employed as a Software Developer at Nystrom & Associates a growing chain of behavioral health and substance use disorder treatment clinics in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Iowa, and Missouri. He has past professional experience in management, office administration, information technology, graphic design, customer service, janitorial, and landscaping. He has also done freelance web design and consulting for both non-profit and for-profit companies. Andrew has been involved in various volunteer and leadership capacities with a number of non-profit organizations and churches and even founded his own 501(c)(3) ministry. He is an active partner at Riverway Church in Champlin, MN and regularly volunteers there. In his leisure time, he enjoys spending time with his family, biking, playing music on a number of instruments, and learning and growing with technology.

In addition to the professional experience and skills Andrew brings to the table, he is a good listener, hard-working, an innovator, and has a strong moral compass. Having grown up in the area, Andrew understands the strengths of the community as well as it’s unique challenges. As a Brooklyn Center councilmember, Andrew will work on your behalf for responsible and limited government, lower taxes for individuals and businesses, and to have a safe community in which to live, work, and play. Though Brooklyn Center is one of the most diverse suburbs in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, Andrew will fight for your voice to be heard again. He will strive to do what is right before God and best for the people of Brooklyn Center. Andrew would consider it an honor and a privilege to receive your vote for Brooklyn Center City Council.