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|Former candidate for|
|Maine State Senate, District 13|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Maine House of Representatives District 53|
|2008 - 2012|
|Bachelor's||Lake Forest College|
|Date of birth||10/16/1946|
|Place of birth||New York, NY|
Fossel worked for Mid Coast Hospital from 2007-2008, was a faculty member of the University of Southern Maine from 2000-2008, and a Contractor/Owner of Restoration Resources from 1975-2008.
Before his election to the House, Fossel was Chair of the Lincoln County Republicans from 2005-2007, was a Selectman for the Town of Alma from 2003-2007, and served on the Alma School Board from 1997-2003.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Fossel served on the following committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Fossel served on the following committees:
- See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Maine State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for party candidates wishing to run in this election was March 17, 2014. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the primary election was April 28, 2014, and the deadline for non-party candidates to run in the general election was June 2, 2014. District 20 incumbent Chris Johnson was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Leslie Fossel was unopposed in the Republican primary. Johnson defeated Fossel in the general election.
|Maine State Senate District 13, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Chris Johnson Incumbent||49.1%||9,492|
- See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012
Fossel did not run for re-election to the state house. Instead, he ran for election to District 20 of the State Senate. He ran and won against Stuart Smith in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012, and was defeated by incumbent Christopher Johnson (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Maine State Senate, District 20, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Chris Johnson Incumbent||50.4%||10,943|
|Maine State Senate, District 20 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 53 (2010)|
|Leslie Fossel (R)||2,849||66%|
|Leola Roberts (D)||1,287||30%|
Leslie Fossel raised $5,157 for his campaign.
|Maine House of Representatives, District 53|
|Leslie Fossel (R)||2,702|
|Timothy Nason (D)||2,152|
In 2010, Fossel received $5,556 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:
|Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Leslie Fossel's campaign in 2010|
|Total Raised in 2010||$5,556|
In 2008 Leslie Fossel collected $5,157 in donations.
His largest contributor in 2008 was:
Fossel and his wife Meredith have two children.
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- Official campaign website
- Maine House of Representatives - Rep. Leslie Fossel
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2004, 2002
- Maine Secretary of State, Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "Candidate List," April 4, 2014
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Fossel
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "List of Primary Candidates," accessed May 8, 2014
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "List of Non-Party Candidates," accessed June 2, 2014
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "Primary Election - June 10, 2014," accessed December 5, 2014
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "General Election - November 4, 2014," accessed December 5, 2014
- Maine Secretary of State, "Primary Candidate List," accessed June 12, 2012
- Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "Official 2010 Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014
- Official Maine Election Results, 2010
- Maine Secretary of State, Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "Tabulations for Elections held in 2008," accessed March 20, 2014
- Follow the Money's report on Fossel's 2008 campaign contributions
- Follow the Money, "Maine 2010 - Candidates," accessed March 19, 2014
- 2008 contributors to Leslie Fossel
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Additional Maine Elected Officials and Leaders," February 6, 2012
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed June 2, 2014
|Maine House of Representatives District 53
| Succeeded by|
Timothy Marks (D)
State of Maine
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