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Tim Leslie

Republican

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CA State Assembly
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1984 Republican AD-05 69071 Loss
11-04-1986 Republican AD-05 68292 Win
11-08-1988 Republican AD-05 93188 Win
11-06-1990 Republican AD-05 82757 Win
05-14-1991 Republican SD-01 64257 Win
11-03-1992 Republican SD-01 189095 Win
11-05-1996 Republican SD-01 215931 Win
11-03-1998 Republican Lieutenant Governor 3159789 Loss
11-07-2000 Republican AD-04 144844 Win
11-05-2002 Republican AD-04 91022 Win
11-02-2004 Republican AD-04 140105 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Robert Timothy Leslie
Born: February 4, 1942 in Ashland, Oregon
Married: Clydene
Children: Debbie and Scott

1965-1969: Principal Analyst, Sacramento County Executive Office
1969-1971: Consultant, Assembly Ways and Means Committee
1971-1980: Lobbyist, County Supervisor’s Association of California
1985-1988: Member, State Advisory Board on Drug Programs (appointed by Governor Deukmejian)
1991: Resigned from the State Assembly on May 16.
2008-2009: Member, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Governing Board
2010: Early Primary Candidate for Lieutenant Governor (Withdrew)

  • Counting only "term limits era" service (since the start of the 1991-92 Session), Leslie has the most legislative service of any legislator, serving 9.5 years in the Senate and 6.5 years in the Assembly.
  • Leslie lost the 1984 Assembly race by 1,379 votes.
  • LEGISLATION: Author of AB 1757 (2002) which designated Bodie as the official state Gold Rush “Ghost Town.”
  • NOTABLE NO VOTE (Expanded Local Pension Benefits): Leslie was one of 7 State Assemblymembers (and 14 legislators overall) who voted against AB 616 (2001) by Tom Calderon, which created allowed California cities, counties and special districts to offer retirement benefit factors up to 3% at age 60. These higher benefit factors led to severe unfunded pension liabilities in a number of cities a decade later.

Source: California Blue Book (2000)
Source: California Legislature Handbook (1987)

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