Jerry Williams

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Jerry Williams
Jerry Williams.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 8
Former Member
In office
2001 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSoutheastern State University (1964)
Master'sSoutheastern State University (1966), Wichita State University (1985)
OtherEmporia State University (1971)
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 15, 1941
Place of birthBurkburnett, Texas
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jerry Williams is a former Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 8 from 2001 to 2013.

Prior to being elected, Williams served as a Chanute City Commissioner from 1986-1992 and a Neosho County Commissioner from 1992-1997. He has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Education along with a Master of Science in Gerontology. Williams has worked in a number of fields, including farming and ranching, teaching, and hospital administration.[1]

Married to wife Kathy for over 40 years, they have five children and eight grandchildren.

Policy Positions

Williams refused to take Project Vote Smart's 2008 Political Courage Test. The test, which is administered to all candidates for presidential, congressional, gubernatorial, and state legislative offices, asks one central question - "Are you willing to tell citizens your positions on the issues you will most likely face on their behalf?"[2]

Williams' answers to the Kansas State Legislative Election 2000 National Political Awareness Test are available.

  • H 2206 Amendments to late term and partial birth abortion law. 03/05/2009[3]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Williams won re-election to the 8th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Williams was re-elected to the 8th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives with no opposition.[5] He raised $19,076 for his campaign.[6]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 8
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Williams (D) 7,247 100%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Williams received $15,520 in campaign donations. The largest contributors to the campaign are listed below.[7]

Kansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jerry Williams's campaign in 2010
Phillips Racing Team$1,000
Kansas Contractors Association$500
Totten, Bob$500
Kansas Hospital Association$500
Robbins, Gary L$500
Total Raised in 2010 $15,520

2008

In 2008 Williams collected $19,076 in donations.[8]

Four of his largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Hendrickson, Ross $500
Beachner, Eugene C. $500
Robbins, Gary L. $500
Beachner, Eugene K. (Corky) $500

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Contact information

Capitol Office

Room: DSOB

Phone: 785-296-7650

Email: jerry.williams@house.ks.gov

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 8
2001–2013
Succeeded by
Craig McPherson (R)