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Jerry Williams
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Kansas House of Representatives District 8
Former Member
In office
2001 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sSoutheastern State University (1964)
Master'sSoutheastern State University (1966), Wichita State University (1985)
OtherEmporia State University (1971)
Date of birthFebruary 15, 1941
Place of birthBurkburnett, Texas
Office website
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


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


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



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]


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


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


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


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Preceded by
Kansas House of Representatives District 8
Succeeded by
Craig McPherson (R)