Ron Johnson's file


Republican from Wisconsin

Ron Johnson is a Republican U.S. senator from Wisconsin. A businessman and accountant, Johnson defeated Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold in the 2010 election. He is seeking re-election in 2016.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True5 (%)(5)
  • Mostly True13 (%)(13)
  • Half True11 (%)(11)
  • Mostly False15 (%)(15)
  • False7 (%)(7)
  • Pants on Fire1 (%)(1)

Ron Johnson's website

Recent stories featuring Ron Johnson

High Five: After Florida school shooting, gun-related fact checks dominate

Not 18 "school shootings" this year, not more guns than people in the U.S., and more.

In Context: Ron Johnson's 'secret society'

Fleshing out his explosive charge and then backing down.

No lie: A baker's dozen Trues in 2017

And: All the claims we rated Pants on Fire in 2017.

Six Pants on Fire claims in 2017

From the left and right.

Our top 10 of 2017

Also: Claims we rated True in 2017 and claims we rated Pants on Fire.