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Dennis P. Williams

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Dennis P. Williams
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Delaware House of Representatives District 1
Former officeholder
In office
1995 - January 8, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$42,750 per year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1994
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sDelaware Technical and Community College
Personal
Birthday01/08/1953
Place of birthWilmington, DE
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dennis P. Williams was a Democratic member of the Delaware House of Representatives, representing the 1st District from 1994 to 2013.

Williams is a retired Detective with the Wilmington City Police Department. He also previously served as Deputy Director of Wilmington's Downtown Clean and Safe Team.

Williams is a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Harian Park Civic Association, and National Organization Victims Assistance.[1]

Williams ran for and won election in 2012 to serve as mayor of Wilmington.[2][3]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Williams served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Williams served on these committees:

Issues

Williams's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 133 - "allow innocent victims of crime to receive compensation for mental health counseling, costs of attending criminal proceedings, and expenses related to essential personal safety property"
  • HB 195 - "encourage physicians to provide medical care without compensation in an effort to provide some relief to those Delawareans who are without medical insurance"
  • HB 223 - "ensure that a child is not denied a hot breakfast or hot lunch because the child’s parent has failed to replenish the child’s account for charged meals and/or future meals"

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2012

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2012

Williams did not run for re-election to the Delaware House of Representatives in 2012. Instead, he won election as Wilmington mayor in 2012.[3][2]

2010

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2010

Williams won re-election to the 1st District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the primary or in the November 2, 2010, general election.[4]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 1
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Dennis P. Williams (R) 6,044 100%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Williams won re-election to the Delaware House of Representatives from Delaware's 1st District, defeating James McClain (R). Williams received 7,422 votes, while McClain received 726 votes.[5] Williams raised $27,965 for his campaign; McClain raised $620.[6]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 1
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Dennis P. Williams (D) 7,422 91.1%
James McClain (R) 726 8.9%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Williams raised $15,375 in contributions.[7]

No contributions to his campaign were of $1,000 or more.

2008

Below are Williams's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[8]

Contributor 2008 total
United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners $1,200
DE Trial Lawyers Assoc $600
DE Racing Assoc $600
Chateau Orleans $600
United Distributors of Delaware $600

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Delaware House District 1
1994–2013
Succeeded by
Charles Potter, Jr. (D)