Wright McLeod

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Wright McLeod
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Georgia, District 12
Bachelor'sU.S. Naval Academy
Master'sGeorgetown University
J.D.University of Georgia School of Law
Campaign website
Wright McLeod was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 12th Congressional District of Georgia.



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, U.S. Naval Academy
  • Juris Doctorate, University of Georgia School of Law
  • Master's in National Security Studies, Georgetown University


McLeod attended the United States Naval Academy. He retired as a Commander after 20 years of service. As of the 2012 election, he was running a real estate law firm.[1]



See also: Georgia's 12th Congressional District elections, 2012

McLeod ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Georgia's 12th District. McLeod was defeated in the Republican primary.[2] The signature filing deadline was May 25, 2012, with the primary on July 31, 2012. The primary election will be recounted and the top two candidates will go to run-election.[3]

U.S. House, Georgia District 12 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLee Anderson 34.2% 20,551
Rick Allen 25.7% 15,436
Wright McLeod 24.7% 14,856
Maria Sheffield 15.3% 9,207
Total Votes 60,050

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are McLeod's reports.[4]

Wright McLeod (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[5]March 31, 2012$130,337.75$149,704.59$(81,059.67)$198,982.67
Running totals


McLeod and his wife Sheri are the parents three daughters: Collier, Margaret and Grace.[1]

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