Dave Leach

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Dave Leach
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Candidate for
Iowa House of Representatives District 34
ProfessionPro-life activist

Dave Leach was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 34 of the Iowa House of Representatives.

He was a Republican candidate for District 31 of the Iowa State Senate in 2010.



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Leach ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 34. Leach lost to Patti Branco in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012.[1][2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 34 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPatti Branco 59.2% 151
Dave Leach 40.8% 104
Total Votes 255


See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2010

Leach lost to Democratic incumbent Matt McCoy by a margin of 13,385 to 7,064 in the November 2 general election.[3]

In the June 8 primary election, Leach ran unopposed.[4]

Iowa State Senate, District 23 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dave Leach 2,093 100%

Campaign themes


On his campaign website, Leach outlines his positions on these issues:[5]

  • Family values - "Family values = good economics"
  • Abortion - "...issues like abortion are measures of how well you can trust a lawmaker with more obscure issues. If a man can’t even be trusted to acknowledge that our youngest citizens are human beings,...how can you trust him with your money...?"
  • Immigration - "The only area where I depart significantly from the Republican platform is immigration." Leach does not support deportation of illegal immigrants.
  • Biblical principals - "When Americans are censored from appealing to the highest principles they know, they are ruled by the lowest principles they can tolerate." Leach wants to get back to the Bible, and found our nation's positions in Biblical truths.
  • Gay marriage - "...if the word “sodomites” is good enough for God, it's good enough for Dave Leach."

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