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|Status = Incumbent  
 
|Status = Incumbent  
 
|Tenure = 1993 - Present
 
|Tenure = 1993 - Present
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 3, 2013]]
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|Term ends = January 5, 2015
 
|Assumed office = 1993
 
|Assumed office = 1993
 
|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
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|Per diem = $88/day
 
|Per diem = $88/day
 
|Pension =
 
|Pension =
|Last election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Last election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
|Appointed =
 
|Appointed =
 
|Appointed by =
 
|Appointed by =
 
|First elected = 1992
 
|First elected = 1992
 
|Term limits =
 
|Term limits =
|Next election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Next election = November 4, 2014
 
|Prior office =
 
|Prior office =
 
|Prior office years =
 
|Prior office years =
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Young served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Wisconsin
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee2 = Housing and Real Estate
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|Committee3 = Insurance
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|Committee4 = State and Federal Relations
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|Chair4 = Co-chair
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Young has been appointed to these committees:
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Young served on these committees:
* [[Financial Institutions Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Financial Institutions Committee]]
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* [[Housing Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Housing Committee]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Insurance Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Insurance Committee]]
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|State = Wisconsin
* [[Tourism, Recreation and State Properties Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Tourism, Recreation and State Properties Committee]]
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Collapse = Yes
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|Committee1 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee2 = Housing
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|Committee3 = Insurance
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|Committee4 = Tourism, Recreation and State Properties
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Young served on these committees:
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During the 2009-2010 legislative session, Young served on these committees:
* [[Housing Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Housing Committee]] (Chair)
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* [[Education Reform Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Education Reform Committee]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Speaker's Taskforce on Preventing Home Foreclosures Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Speaker's Taskforce on Preventing Home Foreclosures Committee]] (Chair)
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|State = Wisconsin
* [[State Affairs and Homeland Security Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|State Affairs and Homeland Security Committee]]
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Collapse = Yes
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|Committee1 = Housing
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|chair1= Chair
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|Committee2 = Education Reform
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|Committee3 = Speaker's Taskforce on Preventing Home Foreclosures
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|Chair3= Chair
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|Committee4 = State Affairs and Homeland Security
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
==Elections==   
 
==Elections==   
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Young won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 16. Young was unopposed in the [[Democratic]] primary on August 14<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary Wisconsin Department of Elections - Official Primary Results]</ref> and the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_on_ballot_08_14_12_partisan_primary_pdf_18477.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>
 
Young won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 16. Young was unopposed in the [[Democratic]] primary on August 14<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary Wisconsin Department of Elections - Official Primary Results]</ref> and the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_on_ballot_08_14_12_partisan_primary_pdf_18477.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Collapse =
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|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16, General Election
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|party1 =Democratic
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|party2 = –
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|winner1 = Leon Young
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|Inc1 =Y
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|candidate2 =''Scattering''
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|votes1 =  16881
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|votes2 = 208
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
In 2010, Young received $11,790 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=WI&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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|Name = Young
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|Full name = Leon Young
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|year = 1998
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|Editdate = June 5, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=367 ''followthemoney.org'', "Young, Leon," accessed June 5, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 9391
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16]]
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|totalraised2010 = 11790
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16]]
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|totalraised2008 = 14650
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2008|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16]]
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|totalraised2006 = 8894
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2006|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16]]
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|totalraised2004 = 7940
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2004|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16]]
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|totalraised2002 = 9200
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2002|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16]]
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|totalraised2000 = 7590
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|result2000 = Won
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|office2000 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2000|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16]]
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|totalraised1998 = 950
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|result1998 = Won
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|office1998 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16]]
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}}
  
{{slp donor box 2010
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===2012===
|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Young
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|full Name = Leon Young
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143452
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
 
|party = Democratic
 
|party = Democratic
|total raised = $11,790
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|total raised = 9,391
|org1 = Realtors PAC (Group)
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|org1 = Milwaukee Professional Fire Fighters Local 215
|org2 = Northwestern Mutual Life
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|org2 = Wisconsin Builders Association
|org3 = Tavern League Of Wisconsin
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|org3 = Northwestern Mutual Life
|org4 = Jones, Jerrel
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|org4 = Walton, Alice
|org5 = United Transportation Union
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|org5 = Beavers, Linnie
|orgdonor1 = $500
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|orgamount1 = 500
|orgdonor2 = $500
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|orgamount2 = 500
|orgdonor3 = $500
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|orgamount3 = 500
|orgdonor4 = $500
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|orgamount4 = 500
|orgdonor5 = $500
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|orgamount5 = 500
 
|}}
 
|}}
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Young
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|full Name = Leon Young
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131467
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 11,790
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|org1 = Jones, Jerrel
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|org2 = Tavern League of Wisconsin
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|org3 = Sprinkler Fitters Local 183
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|org4 = United Transportation Union
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|org5 = Realtors Pac (Group)
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
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===2008===
 
===2008===
The top 5 donors to Young's 2008 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110339 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2008
{{legislative donor box}}
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|name = Young
|-
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|full Name = Leon Young
| Tavern League of Wisconsin
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110339
| align="right" | $750
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
|-
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|new = no
| Young, Leon D
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|party = Democratic
| align="right" | $745
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|total raised = 14,650
|-
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|org1 = Tavern League of Wisconsin
| WI AFSCME Councils 40 & 48
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|org2 = Young, Leon D
| align="right" | $500
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|org3 = Patton, Doug
|-
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|org4 = Wisconsin Afscme Councils 40 & 48
| AT&T
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|org5 = Madison Teachers
| align="right" | $500
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|orgamount1 = 750
|-
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|orgamount2 = 745
| Steamfitters Local 601
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|orgamount3 = 500
| align="right" | $500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
|}
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===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Young
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|full Name = Leon Young
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87639
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 8,894
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|org1 = Young, Leon D
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|org2 = Wisconsin Beer Distributors Association
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|org3 = United Transportation Union
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|org4 = Operating Engineers Local 139
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|org5 = Wisconsin Education Association Council
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|orgamount1 = 1204
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
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===2004===
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{{SLP donor box 2004
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|name = Young
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|full Name = Leon Young
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68364
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 7,940
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|org1 = Milwaukee Teachers Education Association
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|org2 = Wisconsin Education Association Council
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|org3 = Wisconsin Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors
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|org4 = Cingular Wireless
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|org5 = Faulhaber, Patricia
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 450
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|orgamount5 = 400
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|}}
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===2002===
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{{SLP donor box 2002
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|name = Young
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|full Name = Leon Young
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=12210
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 9,200
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|org1 = Young, Leon D
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|org2 = Broydrick, Cindi
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|org3 = Broydrick, Lynne
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|org4 = Broydrick, William
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|org5 = Young, Eric R
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|orgamount1 = 4300
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 300
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|}}
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===2000===
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{{SLP donor box 2000
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|name = Young
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|full Name = Leon Young
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=58740
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 7,590
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|org1 = Wisconsin Education Association Council
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|org2 = Plumbers & Gasfitters Local 75
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|org3 = United Transportation Union
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|org4 = Tavern League of Wisconsin
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|org5 = Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 450
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|orgamount5 = 300
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|}}
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===1998===
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{{SLP donor box 1998
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|name = Young
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|full Name = Leon Young
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=56921
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 950
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|org1 = Taylor, Lena C
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|org2 = Hay, Daniel
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|org3 = Murphy, James & Joanne
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|org4 = Lotzer, Robert N
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|org5 = Gee, Carl A
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|orgamount1 = 250
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|orgamount2 = 200
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|orgamount3 = 100
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|orgamount4 = 100
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|orgamount5 = 100
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|}}
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3559 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3559 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3559 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3559 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110339 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87639 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68364 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=12210 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=56921 1998]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143452 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131467 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110339 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87639 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68364 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=12210 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=58740 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=56921 1998]
 
*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-102990.php Wisconsin Democracy Campaign]
 
*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-102990.php Wisconsin Democracy Campaign]
 
*[http://www.freedomspeaks.com/official/75598/wisconsin-(wi)-state-assembly-member-leon-d-young-%5Bwi-house-of-representatives%5D Freedom Speaks profile]
 
*[http://www.freedomspeaks.com/official/75598/wisconsin-(wi)-state-assembly-member-leon-d-young-%5Bwi-house-of-representatives%5D Freedom Speaks profile]
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Revision as of 15:05, 10 June 2013

Leon Young
Young leon.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 16
Incumbent
In office
1993 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 21
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1992
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday07/04/1967
Place of birthLos Angeles, CA
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Leon Young (b. July 4, 1967) is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 16th District since 1993.

A former police officer/police aide, Young is a member of a number of organizations, including 100 Black Men, Urban Emphasis Committee, Boy Scouts of America, Harambee Ombudsman Project, Revitalization Committee, Martin Luther King Community Center, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Young served on the following committees:

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Financial Institutions
Housing and Real Estate
Insurance
State and Federal Relations, Co-chair

2011-2012

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Young served on these committees:

2009-2010

During the 2009-2010 legislative session, Young served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Young won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 16. Young was unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14[2] and the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLeon Young Incumbent 98.8% 16,881
     Scattering 1.2% 208
Total Votes 17,089

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Young was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 16. He was unopposed in the general election on November 2, 2010. Young defeated Democrat James Dieter in the September 14, 2010 primary election. [4]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Leon Young (D) 1,767 69.68%
James Dieter (D) 753 29.69%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Young won re-election to Assembly District 16, receiving 98.81% of the vote.[5]

Wisconsin Assembly District 16
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Leon Young (D) 19,200
Scattering 232

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-99 Educational materials and supplies paid for by eligible educator: individual income tax deduction up to set amount created; federal law re deduction for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers adopted;
  • AB-248 Alcohol licensed premises in a public park within a 1st class city: customers permitted to bring in and consume beer and intoxicating liquor purchased elsewhere
  • AB-249 Election and voting law changes re deceptive election practices and voter intimidation, suppression, and protection; voter's bill of rights, GAB duties, report, and penalty provisions;

For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the House site.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Young is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Young raised a total of $70,405 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 5, 2013.[6]

Leon Young's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16 Won $9,391
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16 Won $11,790
2008 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16 Won $14,650
2006 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16 Won $8,894
2004 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16 Won $7,940
2002 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16 Won $9,200
2000 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16 Won $7,590
1998 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 16 Won $950
Grand Total Raised $70,405

2012

Young won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Young raised a total of $9,391.

2010

Young won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Young raised a total of $11,790.

2008

Young won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Young raised a total of $14,650.

2006

Young won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2006. During that election cycle, Young raised a total of $8,894.

2004

Young won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2004. During that election cycle, Young raised a total of $7,940.

2002

Young won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2002. During that election cycle, Young raised a total of $9,200.

2000

Young won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2000. During that election cycle, Young raised a total of $7,590.

1998

Young won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1998. During that election cycle, Young raised a total of $950.

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