Leslie Davis

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Leslie Davis
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Former candidate for
Governor of Minnesota
PartyDemocratic
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Personal
ProfessionEnvironmental advocate
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Leslie Davis was a Democratic candidate for Governor of Minnesota in the 2014 elections. He lost in the Democratic primary on August 12, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Biography

Davis is a veteran of the United States Army. He worked for 25 years in sales and marketing. Davis founded Earth Protector, an environmental advocacy group, in 1982 and currently serves as the organization's president.[1]

Elections

2014

See also: Minnesota gubernatorial election, 2014

Davis was running for election as Governor of Minnesota. He lost the Democratic nomination in the open primary election on August 12. Current incumbent Mark Dayton, a Democrat first elected governor in 2010, ran for a second term in 2014.[2]

The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Results

Primary
Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Dayton/Tina Smith 93% 177,737
Leslie Davis/Gregory K. Soderberg 4.5% 8,529
Bill Dahn/James Vigliotti 2.6% 4,896
Total Votes 191,162
Election Results Via:Minnesota Secretary of State. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

Issues

Campaign themes

Davis's campaign website listed the following themes for the 2014 race:

Reduce debt:


A. Using the ‘Money Plan’ concept to build

and maintain all our roads and bridges without debt.

B. End the vehicle fuel, axle, and sales taxes

and people will have more money.


Leslie Davis concludes,

"The Money Plan is the perfect thing to do right now.

It's a wall to shield us from the abyss of financial collapse."

Read the 'Money Plan' and call me at 612-529-5253.


2. Reduce obesity by:

A. Eliminate high fructose corn syrup (soda+), and

cut down on wheat in schools and government funded facilities.

B. Leslie Davis examined wheat and determined it harms health.

Wheat should be eliminated or reduced.

We would like to:

  • Legalize Cannabis for economic development (food, fiber and medicine). Create new industries and thousands of jobs.
  • Free The Brothers. Release non-violent drug prisoners into a mentoring program that will provide training and jobs.
  • Stop mandatory water fluoridation to prevent fluorosis and brain calcification.
  • Help building owners install modern motors, HVAC systems, lighting, insulation, and glazing.
  • Train 1,000 dental hygienists and technicians.
  • Gift $4,000 to each student attending college or the equivalent.
  • Prevent dentists from discharging mercury into sewers.
  • Advise about dangers from cell phones and other Electro Magnetic Frequencies (EMF).
  • Educate about new asthma and cancer treatments.

[3]

—Leslie Davis's campaign website, (2014), [4]

Personal

Davis has four adult children.[1]

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