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Leslie Love

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Leslie Love
Leslie Love.jpg
High schoolCooley High School
Bachelor'sSiena Heights University
Master'sWayne State University
Date of birthJuly 8
Place of birthDetroit, Michigan
ProfessionDirector of Theatre Operations and Adjunct Professor, Marygrove College
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Leslie Love was a 2012 Democratic candidate for Michigan House of Representatives in District 10, and is a 2013 candidate for Detroit city council, District 2.



Detroit, Michigan City Council Primary, District 2, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Cushingberry, Jr. 27.6% 4,678
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngLeslie Love 17% 2,890
     Nonpartisan Richard Bowers Jr. 16.5% 2,798
     Nonpartisan Derrick Muhammad 10.7% 1,822
     Nonpartisan Ken Scott 8.3% 1,412
     Nonpartisan Carron Pinkins 8.2% 1,392
     Nonpartisan Barbara Herard 4.5% 764
     Nonpartisan Terrance Burney 3.9% 666
     Nonpartisan Hollie Tugwell 1.5% 259
     Nonpartisan Ervin Bassett 1.5% 257
Total Votes 16,974
Source: City of Detroit Elections Center Election Certification, August 6, 2013 Primary, City Council District 2. Accessed October 17, 2013


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.[1]

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

Campaign themes

Love is running a campaign focused on, "Community, Urban Development, Education, and Safety."[2]


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.[3]

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