|North Dakota House of Representatives District 23|
|December 1, 2010-Present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||4|
|Speaker of the House|
|2013 - present|
|Per diem||Up to $1,569/month for lodging|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Devlin served in the House from 1997 to 2005.
Devlin attended Mayville State College. His professional experience includes working as a newspaper publisher and as Director of Nodak Mutual Insurance Company. He has served as a Steele County Commissioner.
Note: As Speaker of the House, Devlin does not sit on any standing committees.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Devlin served on the following committees:
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Human Services|
|• Political Subdivisions|
Elections for the office of North Dakota House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 10, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 7, 2014. Incumbent Don Vigesaa and incumbent William Devlin were unopposed in the Republican primary, while Austin Langley and Ben Vig were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Langley, Vig, Vigesaa and Devlin will face off in the general election.
|North Dakota State House, District 23|
|Don Vigesaa (R)||2,771|
|William Devlin (R)||2,351|
|Ben Vig (D)||2,277|
|Erich Steven Longie (D)||1,612|
In 2010, Devlin raised a total of $4,925 in campaign contributions.
His five largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
|North Dakota Long Term Care Association||$1,000|
|Lignite Energy Council||$1,000|
|North Dakota Petroleum Council||$500|
|Sayer, W Scott||$500|
NDPC: North Dakota Legislative Review
The North Dakota Policy Council, a North Dakota-based nonprofit research organization which describes itself as "liberty-based", published the North Dakota Legislative Review, a comprehensive report on how state legislators voted during the 2011 legislative session. The scorecard seeks to show how North Dakota legislators voted on the principles the Council seeks to promote. The Council recorded and scored votes on both spending bills and policy bills, and awarded points accordingly. Policy issues voted upon included income tax cuts, pension reform, and government transparency. On spending legislation, the Council accorded a percentage score based on how much spending the legislator voted against. On policy legislation, scores range from the highest score (100%) to the lowest (0%). A higher score indicates that the legislator voted more in favor of the values supported by the Council. Devlin received a score of 48.05% on policy legislation and voted against 16.55% of state spending. Devlin was ranked 47th on policy and 10th on spending, out of 94 House members evaluated for the study.
Devlin and his wife, Margie, have two children. They currently reside in Finley, North Dakota.
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- Profile from the North Dakota House of Representatives
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography of Rep. William "Bill" Devlin," accessed May 23, 2014
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Election Contest/Candidate List," accessed April 9, 2014
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "Official Results Primary Election - June 10, 2014," accessed July 8, 2014
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "2010 General Election results," accessed May 13, 2014
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "2010 Primary Election results," accessed May 13, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 campaign contributions," accessed May 13, 2014
- North Dakota Policy Council, "The North Dakota Legislative Review - 2011," accessed January 20, 2014
- North Dakota Policy Council "2011 North Dakota Legislative Review Rankings," accessed January 26, 2014
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