Eddie Joe Williams

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Eddie Joe Williams
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Arkansas State Senate District 29
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 3
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$148/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
City of Cabot Mayor
Place of birthSheridan, Arkansas
ProfessionJune 26, 1954
Office website
Eddie Joe Williams (b. June 26, 1954) is a Republican member of the Arkansas State Senate, representing District 29. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Williams served on the Cabot Planning Commission and three terms on the Cabot City Council. He is currently Mayor of Cabot.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Williams served on the following committees:

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013
State Agencies and Governmental Affairs
Legislative Council
Joint Budget
Joint Energy
Legislative Joint Auditing


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



See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2012

Williams ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Arkansas Senate, District 29. Williams ran unopposed in the May 22 Republican primary and ran unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]


See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2010

Williams defeated Lenville Evans in the November 2 general election.[4]

Arkansas State Senate, District 28 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Eddie Joe Williams (R) 14,328
Lenville Evans (D) 8,072

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Williams is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Williams raised a total of $220,848 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 6, 2013.[5]

Eddie Joe Williams's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arkansas State Senate, District 29 Won $107,108
2010 Arkansas State Senate, District 28 Won $113,740
Grand Total Raised $220,848


Williams won re-election to the Arkansas State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Williams raised a total of $107,108.
Arkansas State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Eddie Joe Williams's campaign in 2012
Arkansas Healthcare Association$4,000
Riceland Foods$4,000
Stephens Group$3,202
Goodson, Wesley H$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$107,108
Source:Follow the Money


Williams won election to the Arkansas State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Williams raised a total of $113,740.


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In 2013, the 89th Arkansas State Legislature was in session from January 14 through May 17.[6]


In 2011, the 88th Arkansas State Legislature was in session from January 10 to April 27.[7]


Williams and his wife, DeLona, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jonathan Dismang (R)
Arkansas State Senate District 29
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Bobby Glover
Arkansas State Senate District 28
Succeeded by
Jonathan Dismang (R)