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|West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture|
|Bachelor's||University of Missouri–Columbia (1976)|
|Master's||Central Michigan University (1984)|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
- 1984: Central Michigan University, Master's Degree in Business Management
- 1976: University of Missouri–Columbia, Fish and Game Management
Leonhardt ran for West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture in 2012. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on May 8 and was defeated by state senator Walt Helmick in the general election on November 6, 2012.
Incumbent Gus Douglass (D) did not run for re-election.
|West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture General Election, 2012|
|Election Results West Virginia Secretary of State Election Results Center.|
Leonhardt lost the election to the position of West Virginia Agriculture Commissioner in 2012. During that election cycle, Leonhardt raised a total of $148,560.
|West Virginia Agriculture Commissioner 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kent Leonhardt's campaign in 2012|
|Eleanor W. Herkness||$1,000|
|Wilma J. Jarrell||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$148,560|
|Source:Follow the Money|
- Leonhardt for West Virginia Agriculture Facebook Page "Info" Accessed August 9, 2012
- Kent for WV "Agricultural Carrer" Accessed August 9, 2012
- The State Journal, "Republicans name Kent Leonhardt to Ag Commissioner ballot," February 28, 2012
- West Virginia Secretary of State "Election Results" Accessed November 6, 2012