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Trudi Williams
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Florida House Of Representatives District 75
Former member
In office
2004 - November 16, 2012
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$29,697/year
Per diem$133/per day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2004
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sFlorida International University (1981)
Personal
BirthdayOctober 22, 1953
Place of birthOttawa, Canada
ProfessionCivil/Environmental Engineer
ReligionSouthern Baptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Trudi Williams was a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 75th District from 2004 to 2012.

Williams currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of TKW Consulting Engineers Incorporated, and previously worked as an Engineer with Howell Davis and Associates Incorporated.

She is a Trustee and founding member of Babcock Preservation Partnership Incorporated, Board Member with the Small Business, Agriculture and Labor Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and Director/Founding Shareholder of Florida Gulf Bank.[1]

Issues

Williams did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Williams's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 163 - "Illegal Aliens in the Correctional System: Requires DOC & Parole Commission to establish agreements to implement federal deportation program for certain state inmates; requires DOC to identify during reception inmates eligible for deportation"
  • HB 1413 - "Regulation of Professions: Requires DBPR to increase renewal period for licenses from biennially to quadrennially; authorizes board or DBPR to require completion of certain continuing education requirements by inactive licensees seeking to regain active status"
  • HB 7143 - "Regulatory Reform: Creates, amends, & revises numerous provisions including provisions relating to construction, operating, & building permits; coastal construction permit applications; permitting of certain activities; Florida-friendly landscaping; mining; home inspection; Florida Building Code; State Fire Marshal; & elevators."

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

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:

Elections

2012

See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2012

Williams was term-ed out of her state house seat in 2012. She initially planned to instead run for election to the Florida State Senate in 2012.[3] She failed to appear on the primary ballot.[4][5]

2010

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2010

Williams ran for re-election to the 75th District seat in 2010. She did not have any opposition in the August 24 primary. Williams defeated Stephen Cosgrove (NPA) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[6]

Florida House of Representatives, District 75
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Trudi Williams (R) 40,822 70.76%
Stephen D. Cosgrove (NPA) 16,867 29.24%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Williams won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 75th District, defeating Thomas Bosway (write-in). Williams received 63,022 votes in the election while Bosway received 186 votes.[7] Williams raised $101,885 for her campaign.[8]

Florida House of Representatives, District 75
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Trudi Williams (R) 63,022 99.7%
Thomas Bosway (write-in) 186 0.3%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Williams raised $113,726 in contributions.[9]

Her three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Florida Chamber Of Commerce $3,500
Southern Gardens Citrus Holding Corp $2,500
Florida Association Of Realtors $2,000

2008

Below are Williams's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[10]

Contributor 2008 total
FL Assoc of Realtors $2,000
Southern Gardens Citrus $1,500
FL Justice Reform Institute $1,000
FL Power & Light $1,000
FL Solar Energy Industry Assoc $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Florida House of Representatives District 75
2004–2012
Succeeded by
Ken Roberson (R)