Leslie Fossel

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Leslie Fossel
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Maine House of Representatives District 53
Former Member
In office
2008 - 2012
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sLake Forest College
Personal
Birthday10/16/1946
Place of birthNew York, NY
ReligionChristian
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Leslie Fossel (b. October 16, 1946) is a former Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 53 from 2008 to 2012.

Fossel worked for Mid Coast Hospital from 2007-2008, was a faculty member of the University of Southern Maine from 2000-2008, and a Contractor/Owner of Restoration Resources from 1975-2008.

Before his election to the House, Fossel was Chair of the Lincoln County Republicans from 2005-2007, was a Selectman for the Town of Alma from 2003-2007, and served on the Alma School Board from 1997-2003.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Fossel served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Fossel served on the following committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Leslie Fossel endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Fossel did not run for re-election to the state house. Instead, he ran for election to District 20 of the State Senate. He ran and won against Stuart Smith in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012, and was defeated by incumbent Christopher Johnson (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Maine State Senate, District 20, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChris Johnson Incumbent 50.4% 10,943
     Republican Leslie Fossel 49.6% 10,772
Total Votes 21,715


Maine State Senate, District 20 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLeslie Fossel 64.7% 2,041
Stuart Smith 35.3% 1,115
Total Votes 3,156

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Fossel's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic candidate Leola Roberts. According to unofficial results, Fossel defeated Roberts in the November 2 general election. [4]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 53 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Leslie Fossel (R) 2,849 66%
Leola Roberts (D) 1,287 30% [5]

2008

On November 04, 2008, Leslie Fossel ran for District 53 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Timothy Nason. [6]

Leslie Fossel raised $5,157 for his campaign.[7]

Maine House of Representatives, District 53
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Leslie Fossel (R) 2,702
Timothy Nason (D) 2,152

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Fossel received $5,556 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:[8]

Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Leslie Fossel's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$5,055
Campbell, Siri$100
Fossel, Elizabeth$100
Fossel, Jon$100
Fossel, Les$75
Total Raised in 2010 $5,556

2008

In 2008 Leslie Fossel collected $5,157 in donations. [9]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,656

Personal

Fossel and his wife Meredith have two children.[10]

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Preceded by
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Maine House of Representatives District 53
2008–2012
Succeeded by
Timothy Marks (D)