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|Name = Leslie Love
 
|Name = Leslie Love
 
|Profile picture = Leslie Love.jpg
 
|Profile picture = Leslie Love.jpg
|Position = Detroit City Council
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|Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 10
|Status = Former candidate
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|Status = Candidate
 
|Political party = Democratic
 
|Political party = Democratic
 
|Profession = Director of Theatre Operations and Adjunct Professor, Marygrove College
 
|Profession = Director of Theatre Operations and Adjunct Professor, Marygrove College
 
|Prior office =
 
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|Next election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 10|November 4, 2014]]
 
|High school = Cooley High School
 
|High school = Cooley High School
 
|Bachelor's = Siena Heights University
 
|Bachelor's = Siena Heights University
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|Religion = Christian
 
|Religion = Christian
 
|Campaign website = http://www.love4detroit.com/
 
|Campaign website = http://www.love4detroit.com/
|Personal website =  http://www.facebook.com/pages/Love4Detroit/278869224622?ref=search&sid=209200312.872274042..1
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}}{{tnr}}'''Leslie Love''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives]] in District 10, and was a 2013 candidate for [[Detroit, Michigan|Detroit]] [[Detroit city council elections, 2013|City Council]], District 2.<ref name="lost">[http://www.freep.com/article/20131106/NEWS01/311060043/detroit-city-council-election-results-incuments-council-districts ''Detroit Free Press'' "," November 6, 2013]</ref>  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Leslie Love''' {{2014is}} a [[State legislative elections, 2014|2014]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 10|District 10]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].<ref name=mipri/><ref name=migen/>
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2014====
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Love's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://www.love4detroit.com/ ''love4detroit.com'', "Official campaign website," accessed July 22, 2014]</ref>
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'''Strengthen Communities'''
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*Excerpt: "Support initiatives that eliminates blight, fund roads, and ensure that local communities have the resources they need to provide adequate police, fire, and health & human services."
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'''Advance Exceptional Education'''
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*Excerpt: "Invest in education and job training programs; reduce the disparities that exist between school systems; and support initiatives that fairly evaluate educators."
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'''Champion Economic Innovation'''
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*Excerpt: "Capitalize on programs and policies that give entrepreneurs and small businesses access to the capital they need to create and expand their business and increase employment opportunities."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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{{MI HD10 2014}}
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===2013===
 
===2013===
Love lost in the District 2 nonpartisan primary.<ref name="lost"/>
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Love was a 2013 candidate for [[Detroit, Michigan|Detroit]] [[Detroit city council elections, 2013|City Council]], District 2.<ref name="lost">[http://www.freep.com/article/20131106/NEWS01/311060043/detroit-city-council-election-results-incuments-council-districts ''Detroit Free Press'' ,"" November 6, 2013]</ref> Love lost in the District 2 nonpartisan primary.
 
====District 2====
 
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
Love faced incumbent [[Phil Cavanagh]], as well as challengers [[David McNeal]] and [[Jerry Thomas]], in the Democratic primary on August 7 and was defeated.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>  
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Love faced incumbent [[Phil Cavanagh]], as well as challengers [[David McNeal]] and [[Jerry Thomas]], in the Democratic primary on August 7 and was defeated.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'', "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>  
  
 
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|votes4 = 632
 
|votes4 = 632
 
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====Campaign themes====
 
Love ran a campaign focused on, "Community, Urban Development, Education, and Safety."<ref>[http://www.love4detroit.com/platform.html ''Love4detroit.com'' "Platform," Accessed August 6, 2012]</ref>
 
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
Love was a [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010#District 8|District 8 in the Michigan House of Representatives]] in the [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010, state legislative elections]]. Love was defeated in the Democratic primary on August 3, 2010 by [[Thomas Stallworth III]].<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10PRI/08.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', 2010 Primary Election Results – State Representative, retrieved July 19, 2012.]</ref>
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Love was a [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010#District 8|District 8 in the Michigan House of Representatives]] in the [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010, state legislative elections]]. Love was defeated in the Democratic primary on August 3, 2010 by [[Thomas Stallworth III]].<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10PRI/08.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', 2010 Primary Election Results – State Representative, accessed July 19, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==See also==
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives]]
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives District 10]]
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014]]
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*[[Michigan State Legislature]]
  
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/105343/leslie-love Votesmart]  
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*[http://www.love4detroit.com/ Official campaign website]
*[http://www.love4detroit.com/ Official Campaign Website]
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* [http://vote-mi.org/Intro.aspx?State=MI&Id=MILoveLeslie Profile from Vote-USA]
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Love4Detroit/278869224622?ref=search&sid=209200312.872274042..1 Love on Facebook]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=105343 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=105343 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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Latest revision as of 18:22, 8 September 2014

Leslie Love
Leslie Love.jpg
Candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives, District 10
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolCooley High School
Bachelor'sSiena Heights University
Master'sWayne State University
Personal
BirthdayJuly 8
Place of birthDetroit, Michigan
ProfessionDirector of Theatre Operations and Adjunct Professor, Marygrove College
ReligionChristian
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Leslie Love is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 10 of the Michigan House of Representatives.[1][2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Love's website highlights the following campaign themes:[3]

Strengthen Communities

  • Excerpt: "Support initiatives that eliminates blight, fund roads, and ensure that local communities have the resources they need to provide adequate police, fire, and health & human services."

Advance Exceptional Education

  • Excerpt: "Invest in education and job training programs; reduce the disparities that exist between school systems; and support initiatives that fairly evaluate educators."

Champion Economic Innovation

  • Excerpt: "Capitalize on programs and policies that give entrepreneurs and small businesses access to the capital they need to create and expand their business and increase employment opportunities."

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Leslie Love defeated Ronald Cole, Brandon Jessup, Jay Johnson and Roy McCalister, Jr. in the Democratic primary. Matthew Hauser was unopposed in the Republican primary. Love faces Hauser in the general election.[4][1][2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 10 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLeslie Love 34.9% 3,005
Roy McCalister, Jr. 27.1% 2,333
Jay Johnson 22.2% 1,915
Brandon Jessup 11.7% 1,012
Ronald Cole 4.1% 349
Total Votes 8,614

2013

Love was a 2013 candidate for Detroit City Council, District 2.[5] Love lost in the District 2 nonpartisan primary.

District 2

Detroit, Michigan City Council, District 2 Nonpartisan Primary, 2013
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Cushingberry, Jr. 27.6% 4,678
Leslie Love 16.5% 2,798
Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Bowers Jr. 17% 2,890
Derrick Muhammad 10.7% 1,822
Ken Scott 8.3% 1,412
Carron Pinkins 8.2% 1,392
Barbara Herard 4.5% 764
Terrance Burney 3.9% 666
Hollie Tugwell 1.5% 259
Ervin Bassett 1.5% 257
Other candidates 0.2% 36
Total Votes 16,974
Source: City of Detroit Elections Center

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Love faced incumbent Phil Cavanagh, as well as challengers David McNeal and Jerry Thomas, in the Democratic primary on August 7 and was defeated.[6]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 10 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPhil Cavanagh Incumbent 51.3% 5,625
Leslie Love 36.1% 3,962
David McNeal 6.9% 753
Jerry Thomas 5.8% 632
Total Votes 10,972

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Love was a Democratic candidate for District 8 in the Michigan House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010, state legislative elections. Love was defeated in the Democratic primary on August 3, 2010 by Thomas Stallworth III.[7]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term Leslie + Love + Michigan + House.

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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