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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Donovan
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|Full name = Leslie Donovan
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|year = 1996
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|Editdate = 6/6/2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1662 ''followthemoney.org'', "Donovan, Leslie," Accessed June 6, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 67560
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Kansas State Senate elections, 2012|Kansas State Senate, District 27]]
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|totalraised2010 = 5900
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|result2010 = N/A
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|office2010 = [[Kansas State Senate elections, 2010|Kansas State Senate, District 27]]
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|totalraised2008 = 58488
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Kansas State Senate elections, 2008|Kansas State Senate, District 27]]
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|totalraised2006 = 10305
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|result2006 = N/A
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|office2006 = [[Kansas State Senate elections, 2006|Kansas State Senate, District 27]]
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|totalraised2004 = 62787
 +
|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Kansas State Senate elections, 2004|Kansas State Senate, District 27]]
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|totalraised2002 = 18815
 +
|result2002 = N/A
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|office2002 = [[Kansas State Senate elections, 2002|Kansas State Senate, District 27]]
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|totalraised2000 = 46107
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|result2000 = Won
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|office2000 = [[Kansas State Senate elections, 2000|Kansas State Senate, District 27]]
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|totalraised1998 = 34657
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|result1998 = Won
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|office1998 = Kansas State Senate, District 27
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|totalraised1996 = 7885
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|result1996 = Won
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|office1996 = Kansas State House, District 94
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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 = Donovan
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|full Name = Leslie Donovan
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1662
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|office= Kansas State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 67560
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|org1 = Kansas Republican Senatorial Cmte
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|org2 = Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry
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|org3 = Koch Industries
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|org4 = Kansas Medical Society
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|org5 = Kansas Society of Cpas
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|orgamount1 = 6450
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|orgamount2 = 2244
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 2000
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|orgamount5 = 1750
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|}}
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Donovan
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|full Name = Leslie Donovan
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1662
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|office= Kansas State Senate
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|new = N/A
 +
|party = Republican
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|total raised = 5900
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|org1 = AT&T
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|org2 = Exxonmobil
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|org3 = Philip Morris
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|org4 = Oneok Inc
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|org5 = Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
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|orgamount1 = 750
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|orgamount2 = 600
 +
|orgamount3 = 500
 +
|orgamount4 = 500
 +
|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
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===2008===
 
===2008===
In 2008 Donovan collected $58,488 in donations.<reF>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107952 Leslie Donovan 2008 campaign contributions]</rEf>
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Donovan
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|full Name = Leslie Donovan
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1662
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|office= Kansas State Senate
 +
|new = no
 +
|party = Republican
 +
|total raised = 58488
 +
|org1 = Kansas Republican Senatorial Cmte
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|org2 = Kansas Contractors Association
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|org3 = Koch Industries
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|org4 = Kansas Association of Realtors
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|org5 = Kansas Medical Society
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|orgamount1 = 6800
 +
|orgamount2 = 2000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 1750
 +
|orgamount5 = 1500
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|}}
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===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Donovan
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|full Name = Leslie Donovan
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1662
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|office= Kansas State Senate
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|new = N/A
 +
|party = Republican
 +
|total raised = 10305
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|org1 = Anderson Financial Services DBA Loanmax
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|org2 = 3M
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|org3 = Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
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|org4 = Boeing Co
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|org5 = Kansas Cable Telecommunications Association
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|orgamount1 = 750
 +
|orgamount2 = 750
 +
|orgamount3 = 650
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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 = Donovan
 +
|full Name = Leslie Donovan
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1662
 +
|office= Kansas State Senate
 +
|new = no
 +
|party = Republican
 +
|total raised = 62787
 +
|org1 = Kansas Association of Realtors
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|org2 = Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
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|org3 = Kansas Contractors Association
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|org4 = Koch Industries
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|org5 = Kansas Optometric Association
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|orgamount1 = 2000
 +
|orgamount2 = 1650
 +
|orgamount3 = 1500
 +
|orgamount4 = 1250
 +
|orgamount5 = 1250
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|}}
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===2002===
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{{SLP donor box 2002
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|name = Donovan
 +
|full Name = Leslie Donovan
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1662
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|office= Kansas State Senate
 +
|new = N/A
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|party = Republican
 +
|total raised = 18815
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|org1 = Southwestern Remodeling
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|org2 = Sneed, William W
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|org3 = Sprint
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|org4 = Lubers Chevrolet
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|org5 = Pinegar, Smith & Associates Inc
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|orgamount1 = 600
 +
|orgamount2 = 540
 +
|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
 +
|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
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===2000===
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{{SLP donor box 2000
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|name = Donovan
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|full Name = Leslie Donovan
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1662
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|office= Kansas State Senate
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|new = no
 +
|party = Republican
 +
|total raised = 46107
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|org1 = Kansas Contractors Association
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|org2 = Donovan Sr, Leslie D
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|org3 = Kansas Bankers Association
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|org4 = Koch Industries
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|org5 = Kansas Farm Bureau
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|orgamount1 = 2000
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|orgamount2 = 1507
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
  
His four largest contributors were:
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===1998===
{{legislative donor box}}
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{{SLP donor box 1998
|-
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|name = Donovan
| Kansas Republican Senatorial Committee
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|full Name = Leslie Donovan
| align="right" | $6,800
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1662
|-
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|office= Kansas State Senate
| Kansas Contractors Association
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|new = yes
| align="right" | $2,000
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|party = Republican
|-
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|total raised = 34657
| Koch Industries
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|org1 = Kansas Contractors Association
| align="right" | $2,000
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|org2 = Kansas Trial Lawyers Association
|-
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|org3 = Kansas Medical Society
| Kansas Association of Realtors
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|org4 = Allens Concrete Inc
| align="right" | $1,750
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|org5 = Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry
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|orgamount1 = 1600
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 900
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|orgamount5 = 700
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|}}
  
|}
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===1996===
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{{SLP donor box 1996
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|name = Donovan
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|full Name = Leslie Donovan
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1662
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|office= Kansas House of Representatives
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
 +
|total raised = 7885
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|org1 = Boeing Co
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|org2 = Kansans For Economic Opportunity
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|org3 = Koch Industries
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|org4 = Philip Morris
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|org5 = Learjet
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|orgamount1 = 800
 +
|orgamount2 = 400
 +
|orgamount3 = 250
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|orgamount4 = 250
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|orgamount5 = 250
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|}}
  
 
==Scorecards==
 
==Scorecards==

Revision as of 15:59, 6 June 2013

Leslie Donovan
Les Donovan.jpg
Kansas State Senate District 27
Incumbent
In office
March 10, 1997 - present
Term ends
January 9, 2017
Years in position 17
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedMarch 10, 1997
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Kansas House of Representatives
1992 - 1997
Education
High schoolSouthside High School
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Leslie D. "Les" Donovan, Sr. is a Republican member of the Kansas State Senate, representing District 27 since 1997. He was the Assistant Majority Leader in 2001 and was a delegate to the National Republican Convention in 2000. He was a Kansas Representative from 1992 to 1997. He has also been a precinct committeeman since 1980.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Assessment and Taxation, Chair
Transportation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Donovan served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Donovan served on these committees:

Issues

Les Donovan does not have a website where he posts his issue positions.

Legislation sponsored or co-sponsored by Sen. Donovan includes:[1]

  • An amendment to have supreme court justices' appointments subject to consent of the senate.[2]
  • A resolution to create a budget stabilization fund[3]
  • A bill regarding campaign finance reform[4]

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas State Senate elections, 2012

Donovan won election in the 2012 election for Kansas State Senate District 27. Donovan ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Diana Cubbage (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7]

Kansas State Senate, District 27, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLeslie Donovan Incumbent 65.5% 20,773
     Democratic Diana Cubbage 34.5% 10,922
Total Votes 31,695

2008

On November 4, 2008, Donovan was re-elected to the 27th District Seat in the Kansas State Senate, defeating Melissa J. Flower (D).[8] Donovan raised $58,488 for his campaign, while Flower raised $2,505.[9]

Kansas State Senate, District 27 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.pngLeslie Donovan (R) 21,015 66.4%
Melissa J. Flower (D) 10,610 33.5%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Donovan is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Donovan raised a total of $312,504 during that time period. This information was last updated on 6/6/2013.[10]

Leslie Donovan's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State Senate, District 27 Won $67,560
2010 Kansas State Senate, District 27 Not up for election $5,900
2008 Kansas State Senate, District 27 Won $58,488
2006 Kansas State Senate, District 27 Not up for election $10,305
2004 Kansas State Senate, District 27 Won $62,787
2002 Kansas State Senate, District 27 Not up for election $18,815
2000 Kansas State Senate, District 27 Won $46,107
1998 Kansas State Senate, District 27 Won $34,657
1996 Kansas State House, District 94 Won $7,885
Grand Total Raised $312,504

2012

Donovan won re-election to the Kansas State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Donovan raised a total of $67,560.

2010

Donovan Kansas State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Donovan raised a total of $5,900.

2008

Donovan won re-election to the Kansas State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Donovan raised a total of $58,488.

2006

Donovan Kansas State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Donovan raised a total of $10,305.

2004

Donovan won re-election to the Kansas State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Donovan raised a total of $62,787.

2002

Donovan Kansas State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Donovan raised a total of $18,815.

2000

Donovan won re-election to the Kansas State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Donovan raised a total of $46,107.

1998

Donovan won election to the Kansas State Senate in 1998. During that election cycle, Donovan raised a total of $34,657.

1996

Donovan won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Donovan raised a total of $7,885.

Scorecards

Kansas Economic Freedom Index

The Kansas Economic Freedom Index is a project of Bob Weeks, creator of the blog Voice For Liberty in Wichita. The purpose of the Index "is to identify Kansas legislators who vote in favor of economic freedom — and those who don’t."[11] Legislators receive a rating from 0-100 percent based on their votes on bills promoting economic freedom.

2010

Leslie Donovan received a rating of 73% on the 2010 Kansas Economic Freedom Index.[12]

Personal

Donovan and his wife Mary have three children.[13]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mike Harris
Kansas State Senate District 27
1997–present
Succeeded by
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