Robert Williams (Alaska)

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Robert Williams
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Date of primaryAugust 19, 2014
Candidate for
Governor of Alaska
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolPalmer High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks
OtherColumbia University
Personal
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
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Robert L. "Bob" Williams is a Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Alaska in the 2014 elections.[1]

Biography

Williams worked part-time in high school at Williams Sawmill. In college, he spent two summers working for Unocal on offshore oil platforms near Nikiski. Williams also served in the Peace Corps in Gambia teaching math.

He returned to the U. S. and taught math in New York City during a two-year fellowship at Columbia University. Upon returning to Alaska, Williams continue to teach math in Nome and Mat-Su.

He is currently studying for a PhD in Public Policy and Administration.[2]

Education

  • Palmer High School
  • Bachelor's in Petroleum Engineering from University of Alaska – Fairbanks
  • Two year fellowship at Columbia University

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Elections

2014

See also: Alaska Lieutenant Gubernatorial election, 2014

Williams is running for election to the office of Lieutenant Governor of Alaska. Williams is seeking the Democratic nomination in the primary on August 19, 2014.[1] The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Personal

Williams is married to Connie Williams, a counselor in the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, and they have two children, Kevin and Cassidy. Williams speaks Mandinka, which he learned in the Peace Corps.[2]

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