William Conley Jr.
|William Conley Jr.|
|Rhode Island State Senate District 18|
|January 6, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|J.D.||Columbus School of Law, Catholic University|
Conley earned his bachelor's degree from Boston College and his J.D. from Columbus School of Law at Catholic University. His professional experience includes owning and working as a lawyer at the Law Office of William J. Conley, Jr.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Conley served on the following committees:
|Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Environment & Agriculture|
Elections for the office of Rhode Island State Senate will consist of a primary election on September 9, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 25, 2014. Incumbent William Conley Jr. is unopposed in the Democratic primary.
Conley won election in the 2012 election for Rhode Island State Senate District 18. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 11. Incumbent Frank Devall did not run for re-election. Conley was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Rhode Island State Senate, District 18, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||William J. Conley Jr.||98%||9,147|
Comprehensive donor information for William Conley is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, William Conley raised a total of $7,787 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 26, 2013.
|William Conley's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Rhode Island State Senate, District 18||$7,787|
|Grand Total Raised||$7,787|
2012William Conley won election to the Rhode Island State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, William Conley raised a total of $7,787.
|Rhode Island State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to William Conley Jr.'s campaign in 2012|
|Friends of Timothy Chapman||$750|
|Total Raised in 2012||$7,787|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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- Project Vote Smart, "Biography of Sen. William Conley Jr.," accessed June 6, 2014
- Rhode Island Secretary of State, "Candidates for Senator in General Assembly," accessed June 30, 2014
- Candidates in Upcoming Elections, "Rhode Island Secretary of State," accessed July 5, 2012
- State of Rhode Island Board of Elections, "2012 Statewide Primary Results," accessed June 6, 2014
- State of Rhode Island Board of Elections, "2012 Statewide General Election Results," accessed June 6, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Conley, William," accessed July 26, 2013
Frank Devall (D)
|Rhode Island State Senate District 18
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