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Leonard, Tom (R)

State Representative District 93
Office: 164 CB
Term: 3rd
Phone: (517) 373-1778
Email: TomLeonard@house.mi.gov
Home Address: PO Box 261, Dewitt, MI 48820
Website: http://gophouse.org/representatives/central/leonard/
Seat Number: 5
Standing Committees: Legislative Council(C), House Fiscal Agency Governing Committee(VC)
Subcommittees: Legislative Council(C)
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

CB - Capitol Building,  FB - Farnum Building,  HOB - House Office Building 


POLITICAL CAREER

In his first run for public office, Rep. Leonard won the 93rd District seat in 2012 with 56.6 percent of the vote in the general election. He survived a competitive four-way primary that August, beating his next closest competitor by 204 votes. He won re-election in 2014 with 56 percent of the vote.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Representative Leonard worked as an assistant attorney general for the state and as a prosecutor for Genesee County.

To read MIRS biography of Rep. Leonard, click here.

EDUCATION

Rep. Leonard holds a bachelor's degree in history and Spanish from the University of Michigan and a law degree from Michigan State University. 

PERSONAL

His wife's name is Jenell. Before deciding to practice criminal law, Rep. Leonard considered becoming a sports agent. 

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

Representative Leonard is a former chair of the DeWitt Township Public Safety Committee and is an associate member of the Clinton County Farm Bureau.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Don Pero
dpero@house.mi.gov

Additional Information


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Leonard Calls On Simon To Resign (12-11-2017)

'Grassroots' Republicans Urging Leonard To Kill P3 Bills (12-08-2017)

'Grassroots' Republicans Urging Leonard To Kill P3 Bills (12-08-2017)

Scaled-Back Local Pension, OPEB Proposal Wins House, Senate Approval (12-07-2017)

OPEB Reform Bills Move To Turbulent Senate, House (12-05-2017)

OPEB Bills Rolled Out, Police-Fire Unions Opposed (11-30-2017)

Legislative Leaders Nearing Deal With Unions On OPEB (11-29-2017)

Whitmer Ties Opioid Crisis To Repealing Drug Immunity Law (11-28-2017)

Is Lansing, Other Cities At Risk Of Bankruptcy Without OPEB Reform? (11-28-2017)

Lower Sees OPEB Hearings Starting This Week (11-27-2017)

Chatfield Wrapping Up House Leadership Race (11-27-2017)

14% Of Lawmakers Licensed To Bag Bucks During 'Hunting Break' (11-21-2017)

Marijuana Coalition Submits 365,000 Signatures To Bureau of Elections (11-20-2017)

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Is Your Local Gov't Saving Money For Retiree Health Care? (11-16-2017)

Whitmer Leads Potential Dem Candidates In Hypothetical Primaries (11-09-2017)

House OKs Scoring Fetus, Embryo As Person In Violent Crimes (11-09-2017)

Kelly's Federal Nomination Pulled Over Controversial Blog Comments (11-09-2017)

Republicans Reject Dems' Call To Discharge No-Fault Bill From Committee (11-07-2017)

Labor Says Prevailing Wage Repeal Counterproductive To Skilled Trades (11-07-2017)

What's Next On No-Fault (11-06-2017)

Press Releases

Afendoulis and MacGregor ask for DEQ assistance in Plainfield Township upgradesRegistration open for winter BOW program in Marquette CountyMichigan Senate approves Rep. Hughes bill to increase safety for kids on school busesPeters Provisions in Defense Bill Signed into LawHolland Christian HS Student David Reidsma Wins 2017 Congressional App Challenge

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