William C. Campbell

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William C. Campbell
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County Clerk for Woburn County, MA
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Secretary of State 2010 elections
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William C. Campbell is the County Clerk for Woburn County. On March 9, 2010, he announced his candidacy for the statewide office of secretary of state, challenging Democratic incumbent William F. Galvin for the position.[1]


  • Graduated from Woburn High School (1978)
  • Bachelor's degree in economics and sociology, Boston College (1982)
  • Juris Doctorate degree, University of Bridgeport School of Law (1985)

Political career

Campbell was elected to serve two terms as a Ward Two Alderman - first, in 1987, and then again two years later. In 1997, he was named as City Clerk of Woburn, Massachusetts, wherein his responsibilities and duties included serving simultaneously as Clerk of the Woburn City Council, Clerk and Member of the Board of Registrars of Voters, and Clerk of the Traffic Commission. For six years, starting in February 2003, Campbell was the first Massachusetts Local Election Official of the United States Election Assistance Commission Standards Board.

Other roles

  • Chair, Woburn Student Government Day Program
  • Member, City of Woburn Web Site Development Committee
  • Member, Massachusetts Records Retention Advisory Committee
  • Member, New England Association of City and Town Clerks
  • Member, United States Election Assistance Commission Voluntary Voting Standards Ad Hoc Advisory Committee
  • Member, Woburn Board of Registrars of Voters
  • Past Member, Central Voter Registry User Group
  • Past Member, Massachusetts City Clerks Association Executive Board
  • Past President, Massachusetts City Clerks Association



See also: Massachusetts Secretary of State election, 2010
  • 2010 Race for Secretary of State - Republican Primary
  • William C. Campbell ran unopposed in this contest
2010 Race for Secretary of State - General Election[2]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda William F. Galvin 64.5%
     Republican Party William C. Campbell 32.7%
     Independent Jim Henderson 2.8%
Total Votes 2,195,252

Campaign donors


According to Follow the Money, Campbell has raised $18,342 in 2010 for his secretary of state campaign as of September 29, 2010.[3]

Listed below are the top five contributors:

Donor Amount
Shannon Ryan $500
William Cummings $500
Joanne Campbell $500
Steven J. Snider $500
Stephen Braese $500


Campbell currently resides in Massachusetts with his wife, Joanne. The couple has had two children together - Elizabeth and John.


  • President’s Award (2009) from the Woburn Business Association

Contact information

Campaign Address:


The Campbell Committee
P.O. Box 2
Woburn, MA 01801

Phone: (781) 281-0658
E-mail: bill@billcampbell2010.com

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External links

The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine was used to recall this version of the website from September 15, 2010.