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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]

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Leon Young
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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

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

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.
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.[7]

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Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 16
1992–present
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