Annette Williams

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Annette Williams
Williams annette polly.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 10
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Annette "Polly" Williams (b. January 10, 1937) was a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 10th District since 1981.

Williams has served as a presidential elector in 2008, state chair for Jesse Jackson for President in 1984 and 1988, and ran for Milwaukee County Executive in 1992.

On May 22, 2010, Williams announced she would not be seeking re-election in the fall.[1]

She is the founder/chair of the Milwaukee Parental Assistance Center, and scholar in residence with the National Alliance of Black School Educators.[2]

Committee assignments



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Williams did not seek re-election in 2010. The primary election was on September 14, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Williams won re-election to Assembly District 10, receiving 99.19% of the vote.[3]

Wisconsin Assembly District 10
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Annette Williams (D) 22,952
Scattering 188

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-146 Crime victim right to make a statement at sentencing or disposition: prosecutor's obligation to provide notice modified
  • AB-234 Job opportunities credit: income and franchise tax credits created for hiring certain individuals
  • AB-327 Campaign contributions prohibited from a legal entity (and officers or owners) in a contract with or receiving a loan or grant from a state agency to certain elective state officers; penalty provisions

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

Campaign donors

The top five donors to Williams' 2008 campaign were mainly labor associations:[4]

Donor Amount
Williams, Annette Polly $1,780
Yarbrough, Citizens to Elect Karen $1,000
Federation of Teachers Local 212 $500
Painters & Allied Trades $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wisconsin State Assembly District 10
Succeeded by
Elizabeth Coggs