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{{tnr}}'''Leon Young''' (b. July 4, 1967) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing the 16th District since 1993.
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{{tnr}}'''Leon D. Young''' (b. July 4, 1967) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing [[Wisconsin State Assembly District 16|District 16]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 1992.
  
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.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3559 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Young]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Young is a former police officer and police aide.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3559 ''Project Vote Smart,'' "Biography," accessed May 5, 2014]</ref>  
  
 
==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 served on 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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}}
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==Issues==
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===Sponsored legislation=== 
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Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:
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*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
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*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;
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For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the [http://nxt.legis.state.wi.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&d=indxauth&jd=A16 House site].
  
 
==Elections==   
 
==Elections==   
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===2014===
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{{WI HD16 2014}}
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===2012===   
 
===2012===   
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''   
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''   
  
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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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 and the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary ''Government Accountability Board,'' "2012 Fall Partisan Primary, accessed May 5, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/fall-general ''Government Accountability Board,'' "2012 Fall General Election," accessed May 5, 2014]</ref>
 
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 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 [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]. Young defeated [[Democrat]] James Dieter in the [[Primary election dates in 2010|September 14, 2010]] primary election. <ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
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Young was re-elected to [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 16. He was unopposed in the general election on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]. Young defeated [[Democrat]] James Dieter in the [[Primary election dates in 2010|September 14, 2010]], primary election.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Official 2010 Primary election results," accessed April 25, 2014]</ref>
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
  
On November 4, 2008, Young won re-election to Assembly District 16, receiving 98.81% of the vote.<ref>[http://elections.state.wi.us/docview.asp?docid=15398&locid=47 ''Wisconsin State Elections Board Results of Fall General Election-11/04/2008'']</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Young won re-election to Assembly District 16, receiving 98.81% of the vote.<ref>[http://elections.state.wi.us/docview.asp?docid=15398&locid=47 ''Wisconsin State Elections Board,'' "Results of Fall General Election-11/04/2008," accessed May 6, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Sponsored legislation== 
 
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 [http://nxt.legis.state.wi.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&d=indxauth&jd=A16 House site].
 
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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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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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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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
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 9,391
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|org1 = Milwaukee Professional Fire Fighters Local 215
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|org2 = Wisconsin Builders Association
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|org3 = Northwestern Mutual Life
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|org4 = Walton, Alice
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|org5 = Beavers, Linnie
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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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|}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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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{{SLP donor box 2010
 
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|name = Young  
{{slp donor box 2010
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|full Name = Leon Young
|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly
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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
 
|party = Democratic
 
|party = Democratic
|total raised = $11,790
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|total raised = 11,790
|org1 = Realtors PAC (Group)
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|org1 = Jones, Jerrel
|org2 = Northwestern Mutual Life
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|org2 = Tavern League of Wisconsin
|org3 = Tavern League Of Wisconsin
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|org3 = Sprinkler Fitters Local 183
|org4 = Jones, Jerrel
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|org4 = United Transportation Union
|org5 = United Transportation Union
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|org5 = Realtors Pac (Group)
|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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===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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|}}
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==Personal==
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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.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3559 ''Project Vote Smart,'' "Assemblyman Young," accessed May 6, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Leon + Young + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"  
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Leon + Young + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"  
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Leon+Young+Wisconsin+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Leon Young News Feed</rss>
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Leon+Young+Wisconsin+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Leon Young News Feed}}
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==See also==
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*[[Wisconsin State Legislature]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Assembly]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Assembly#Assembly standing committees |Wisconsin State Assembly Committees]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Legislature#Joint legislative committees|Wisconsin Joint Committees]]
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*[[Wisconsin state legislative districts]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
{{submit a leg link}}
*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=16 Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Leon Young]  
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/pages/leg-info.aspx?d=16&h=A Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Leon Young]
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3559 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
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* [http://openstates.org/wi/legislators/WIL000441/leon-young/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3559 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3559 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*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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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3559 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
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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]
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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[[Category:2010 winner]] {{Slpcandidate|Year=2012|Status=incumbent|Chamber=House of Representatives|Primary=W|General=W|Unopposed=Y|Unopposedboth=Y|}}
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Latest revision as of 18:40, 4 June 2014

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 D. Young (b. July 4, 1967) is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 16. He was first elected to the chamber in 1992.

Biography

Young is a former police officer and police aide.[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:

Issues

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.

Elections

2014

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Wisconsin State Assembly will consist of a primary election on August 12, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Incumbent Leon D. Young will face Tracey Dent in the Democratic primary.[2][3]

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 and the general election on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

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.[6]

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.[7]

Wisconsin Assembly District 16
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Leon Young (D) 19,200
Scattering 232

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.[8]

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.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Leon Young's campaign in 2012
Milwaukee Professional Fire Fighters Local 215$500
Wisconsin Builders Association$500
Northwestern Mutual Life$500
Walton, Alice$500
Beavers, Linnie$500
Total Raised in 2012$9,391
Source:Follow the Money

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.

Personal

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.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 16
1992–present
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