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  Levin, Carl
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameCarl Levin
Address477 Michigan Avenue, Suite 1860
Detroit, Michigan 48226-2594, United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born June 28, 1934 (84 years)
ContributorMr. Politics
Last ModifedRBH
May 24, 2016 10:55pm
Tags Liberal - Pro-Choice - Pro-Civil Unions - Pro-Gun control - Pro-Labor - Judaism -
InfoCarl Milton Levin
Carl Levin was born in 1934 in Detroit, where he graduated from Central High School. In 1956, he graduated with honors from Swarthmore College and from Harvard University Law School in 1959. He practiced and taught law in Michigan until 1964 when he was appointed an assistant attorney general of Michigan and the first general counsel for the Michigan Civil Rights Commission. He won election to the Detroit City Council in 1969, becoming president in 1973 by winning the most votes citywide. In 1978, he won an upset victory over the number two Republican in the U.S. Senate. He was reelected in 1984, 1990 and 1996.

Carl Levin married Barbara Halpern in 1961. They have three daughters: Kate, Laura and Erica, and three grandchildren. His brother Sander has served in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1983.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
09/06/2014-09/10/2014 Suffolk University 48.00% ( 0.0) 30.00% ( 0.0) 22.00% ( 0.0)
09/04/2014-09/07/2014 Public Policy Polling 46.00% ( 0.0) 37.00% ( 2.0) 16.00% ( 3.0)
11/13/2012-11/16/2012 Public Policy Polling 46.00% ( 4.0) 35.00% ( 0.0) 19.00% ( 4.0)
11/01/2012-11/03/2012 Public Policy Polling 42.00% ( 6.0) 35.00% ( 2.0) 23.00% ( 8.0)
07/21/2012-07/23/2012 Public Policy Polling 48.00% ( 4.0) 37.00% ( 1.0) 15.00% ( 5.0)
02/10/2012-02/12/2012 Public Policy Polling 44.00% ( 1.0) 36.00% ( 0.0) 20.00% ( 1.0)
03/18/2011-03/20/2011 Public Policy Polling 45.00% ( 2.0) 36.00% ( 4.0) 19.00% ( 6.0)
12/03/2010-12/06/2010 Public Policy Polling 47.00% ( 7.0) 40.00% ( 8.0) 13.00% ( 1.0)
09/17/2010-09/19/2010 Public Policy Polling 40.00% ( 0.0) 48.00% ( 0.0) 12.00% ( 0.0)
09/22/2008-09/24/2008 Strategic Vision (R) 54.00% ( 6.0) 35.00% ( 0.0) 11.00% ( 6.0)

BOOKS
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EVENTS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 16, 2013 07:00am Statement Key Democratic Senator Will Oppose Efforts To End Filibusters Of Obama Nominations  Article Imperator 
Mar 07, 2013 04:00pm Announcement U.S. Sen. Carl Levin will not seek re-election   Article COSDem 
Aug 16, 2010 04:40pm Amusing Hapless Senate Armed Services Chairman Gets Pie in the Face  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Apr 14, 2006 06:00pm Profile America's Best Senators - Carl Levin: The Bird-Dogger  Article Monsieur 

TWITTER
 
DISCUSSION
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FAMILY
Father Saul R. Levin 0000-
Brother Sander Levin 1931-
Nephew Andy Levin 0000-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  01/03/2013 Armed Services Chairman Won 53.85% (+7.69%)
  01/03/2011 Armed Services Chairperson Won 53.85% (+7.69%)
  01/03/2009 Armed Services Chairperson Won 57.14% (+14.29%)
  11/04/2008 MI US Senate Won 62.66% (+28.82%)
  08/05/2008 MI US Senate - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 MI US Senate Won 60.61% (+22.72%)
  08/06/2002 MI US Senate- D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1996 MI US Senate Won 58.36% (+18.49%)
  08/06/1996 MI US Senate- D Primary Won 99.93% (+99.85%)
  11/06/1990 MI US Senate Won 57.48% (+16.25%)
  11/06/1984 MI US Senate Won 51.77% (+4.61%)
  11/07/1978 MI US Senate Won 52.14% (+4.29%)
  08/08/1978 MI US Senate- D Primary Won 38.90% (+19.14%)
  11/06/1973 Detroit City Council Won 11.11% (+0.00%)
  11/04/1969 Detroit City Council Won 11.11% (+0.00%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  08/05/2014 MI US Senate - D Primary Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MI District 06 - D Primary - Aug 07, 2018 D George Franklin
MI District 11 - D Primary - Aug 07, 2018 D Tim Greimel
MI Attorney General - D Selection - Apr 15, 2018 D Pat Miles
C.I.A. Director - Mar 07, 2013 N John O. Brennan
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 06, 2009 I Sonia Sotomayor
US Attorney General - Feb 02, 2009 D Eric Holder
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jan 31, 2006 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 29, 2005 R John Glover Roberts Jr.
MI US President - D Caucus - Feb 07, 2004 D John Kerry
Second Circuit Court Judge - Oct 02, 1998 I Sonia Sotomayor
US Deputy Secretary of the Treasury - Aug 11, 1995 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
U.S. Surgeon General - Sep 07, 1993 D M. Joycelyn Elders
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 03, 1993 D Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David Souter
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
US Secretary of Energy - Nov 04, 1982 NPA Reject
U.S. Surgeon General - Nov 16, 1981 NPA Reject
US Ambassador to Romania - Oct 02, 1981 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor
US Secretary of the Interior - Jan 22, 1981 NPA Reject
U. S. Secretary of State - Jan 22, 1981 NPA Reject