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James Leutze

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James Leutze
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Candidate for
North Carolina State Senate, District 9

Political party Democrat
Profession Former professor and university president
James Leutze was a 2010 Democratic candidate for District 9 of the North Carolina State Senate. The primary election was on May 4, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010.


Campaign themes


Bonner's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Jobs
Excerpt: "As State Senator, Jim Leutze's top priority is to create jobs for the middle class and working families. He is particularly interested in helping the film industry and area small businesses."
  • Education
Excerpt: "As State Senator, Jim will work with state leaders to find ways to keep talented teachers in the classroom while keeping class sizes small so that students receive the individualized attention they need."
  • Environment
Excerpt: "Jim will ensure the maintenance of what we treasure - the environment. "
  • Ethics
Excerpt: "Jim Leutze will support good government regulations and promises that his door will be open to all his constituents."



See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010

Leutze lost in the November 2 general election to Thomas Goolsby (R).[1]


Leutze has served on various state commissions and study committees including the N.C. Coastal Resources Commission. He was also co-chair of a subcommittee charged with studying offshore energy exploration off the North Carolina coast.[2] The group ultimately decided that more study was needed. It issued its final report about the same time as the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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