Jean Leising

Offices

Indiana Senate
District 42
In office
Nov 9, 1988 to Nov 6, 1996

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
Indiana Senate
District 42
In office
Nov 5, 2008 to Present

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Jean Leising spent 21 years, 27 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1994–U.S. House (District 9) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1994
52.03%
Lee Hamilton (i)*, Democratic, 91,459 votes
47.97%
Jean Leising, Republican, 84,315 votes
Out of 175,774 votes casts, the margin of victory was 7,144 (4.06%)
1996–U.S. House (District 9) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1996
56.47%
Lee Hamilton (i)*, Democratic, 128,123 votes
42.51%
Jean Leising, Republican, 96,442 votes
 1.02%
Diane L. Feeney, Libertarian, 2,307 votes
Out of 226,872 votes casts, the margin of victory was 31,681 (13.96%)
1998–U.S. House (District 9) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1998
50.76%
Baron Paul Hill*, Democratic, 92,973 votes
47.93%
Jean Leising, Republican, 87,797 votes
 1.31%
Diane L. Feeney, Libertarian, 2,406 votes
Out of 183,176 votes casts, the margin of victory was 5,176 (2.83%)
2008–Indiana Senate (District 42) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 6, 2008
48.16%
Jean Leising*, Republican, 5,663 votes
29.47%
Jeff Sponsel, Republican, 3,465 votes
 17.25%
John Heaton, Republican, 2,029 votes
 5.12%
Max A. Ellison, Jr., Republican, 602 votes
Out of 11,759 votes casts, the margin of victory was 2,198 (18.69%)
2008–Indiana Senate (District 42) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 2008
67.25%
Jean Leising*, Republican, 31,986 votes
32.75%
Warren Goodrich, Democratic, 15,575 votes
Out of 47,561 votes casts, the margin of victory was 16,411 (34.50%)
2012–Indiana Senate (District 42) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 8, 2012
100.00%
Jean Leising (i)*, Republican, 13,980 votes
Out of 13,980 votes casts, the margin of victory was 13,980 (100.00%)
2012–Indiana Senate (District 42) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 2012
100.00%
Jean Leising (i)*, Republican, 37,152 votes
Out of 37,152 votes casts, the margin of victory was 37,152 (100.00%)
2016–Indiana Senate (District 42) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, May 3, 2016
100.00%
Jean Leising (i)*, Republican, 20,568 votes
Out of 20,568 votes casts, the margin of victory was 20,568 (100.00%)
2016–Indiana Senate (District 42) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 2016
72.88%
Jean Leising (i)*, Republican, 37,843 votes
27.12%
Randy Howard, Democratic, 14,085 votes
Out of 51,928 votes casts, the margin of victory was 23,758 (45.76%)
2020–Indiana Senate (District 42) WON
Republican Primary–Tuesday, June 2, 2020
100.00%
Jean Leising (i)*, Republican, 12,901 votes
Out of 12,901 votes casts, the margin of victory was 12,901 (100.00%)
2020–Indiana Senate (District 42) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 2020
100.00%
Jean Leising (i)*, Republican, 47,463 votes
Out of 47,463 votes casts, the margin of victory was 47,463 (100.00%)
In the 11 races for which we have results, Jean Leising had a record of 8-3. That includes a record of 4-3 in 7 general elections, and 4-0 in 4 primary elections.