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|Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 93
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|Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 93
|Status = Representative
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|Status = Incumbent
|Tenure = January 1, 2013 - Present
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|Tenure = January 1, 2013 - present
 
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
 
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|Base salary = $71,865/year
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}}{{tnr}}'''Tom Leonard''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 93 since January 1, 2013.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Tom Leonard''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 93.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
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|Committee2 = Insurance  
 
|Committee2 = Insurance  
 
|Chair2 = Vice-chair
 
|Chair2 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 = Michigan Competitiveness
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|Committee5 = Oversight
 
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
===Campaign Themes===
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===Campaign themes===
Leonard's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.votetomleonard.com/pr_080211.html "votetomleonard," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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====2012====
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Leonard's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.votetomleonard.com/pr_080211.html "votetomleonard," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
 
'''Jobs and the Economy'''
 
'''Jobs and the Economy'''
*Excerpt:"Jobs and the economy must remain priority #1 for our elected leaders. As your state representative, I will work to keep taxes low and remove excessive regulations that hinder job growth in our state."
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*Excerpt: "Jobs and the economy must remain priority #1 for our elected leaders. As your state representative, I will work to keep taxes low and remove excessive regulations that hinder job growth in our state."
 
'''Fighting Crime'''
 
'''Fighting Crime'''
*Excerpt:"I am a strong supporter of Attorney General Bill Schuette’s VO-4 initiative, which allows prosecutors to require a minimum 25-year sentence for certain repeat criminals who have committed four felonies while progressing to more violent crimes. "
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*Excerpt: "I am a strong supporter of Attorney General Bill Schuette’s VO-4 initiative, which allows prosecutors to require a minimum 25-year sentence for certain repeat criminals who have committed four felonies while progressing to more violent crimes. "
 
'''Defending Life'''
 
'''Defending Life'''
*Excerpt:"I am 100% pro-life and am proud to be endorsed by the Right to Life of Michigan – PAC."
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*Excerpt: "I am 100% pro-life and am proud to be endorsed by the Right to Life of Michigan – PAC."
 
'''2nd Amendment'''
 
'''2nd Amendment'''
*Excerpt:"As a CPL holder and member of the NRA, I understand the importance of preserving the right to keep and bear arms."
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*Excerpt: "As a CPL holder and member of the NRA, I understand the importance of preserving the right to keep and bear arms."
 
'''Agriculture'''
 
'''Agriculture'''
*Excerpt:"Farmers are some of the best conservationists in our society and their very livelihood depends on the land which they manage."
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*Excerpt: "Farmers are some of the best conservationists in our society and their very livelihood depends on the land which they manage."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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{{Primary election box 2012
 
{{Primary election box 2012
 
|Chamber=Michigan House of Representatives, District 93
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
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|totalraised2012=122109
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 93]]
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===2012===
 
===2012===
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|org1 = Tom Leonard III
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|org2 = DTE Energy
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|org3 = Clinton County Republican Committee
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|org4 = Randy Richardville Leadership Fund
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|org5 = Michigan Health & Hospital Association
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|orgamount1 = 20600
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|orgamount2 = 3000
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|orgamount3 = 2500
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''Tom + Leonard + Michigan + House'''"
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=093 House GOP Office Website]
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Revision as of 02:53, 31 October 2013

Tom Leonard
Tom Leonard.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives, District 93
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Assistant Attorney General
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan
J.D.Michigan State University College of Law
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Tom Leonard is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 93. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce
Insurance, Vice-chair
Judiciary
Michigan Competitiveness
Oversight

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Leonard's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Jobs and the Economy

  • Excerpt: "Jobs and the economy must remain priority #1 for our elected leaders. As your state representative, I will work to keep taxes low and remove excessive regulations that hinder job growth in our state."

Fighting Crime

  • Excerpt: "I am a strong supporter of Attorney General Bill Schuette’s VO-4 initiative, which allows prosecutors to require a minimum 25-year sentence for certain repeat criminals who have committed four felonies while progressing to more violent crimes. "

Defending Life

  • Excerpt: "I am 100% pro-life and am proud to be endorsed by the Right to Life of Michigan – PAC."

2nd Amendment

  • Excerpt: "As a CPL holder and member of the NRA, I understand the importance of preserving the right to keep and bear arms."

Agriculture

  • Excerpt: "Farmers are some of the best conservationists in our society and their very livelihood depends on the land which they manage."

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Leonard won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 93. He defeated Kevin Kirk, Jeremiah Napier, and Michael Frederick Trebesh in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Paul Silva (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 93, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Leonard 56.6% 25,283
     Democratic Paul Silva 43.4% 19,377
Total Votes 44,660
Michigan House of Representatives, District 93 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTom Leonard 35.4% 4,231
Kevin Kirk 33.7% 4,027
Michael Trebesh 26.3% 3,148
Jeremiah Napier 4.6% 555
Total Votes 11,961

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Leonard is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Leonard raised a total of $122,109 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[3]

Tom Leonard's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 93 Won $122,109
Grand Total Raised $122,109

2012

Leonard won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Leonard raised a total of $122,109.

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Preceded by
Paul Opsommer (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 93
2013–present
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