Marcus W. Williams
|Former candidate for|
|North Carolina State Senate, District 13|
|High school||Lumberton High School|
|Bachelor's||University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC|
|J.D.||University of Minnesota Law School|
Williams earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 1975 and his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1978. His professional experience includes working as attorney at a private practice, as an Assistant Public Defender for the State of North Carolina from 2001 to 2006, as an executive director for Pennsylvania Legal Services from 1996 to 2000, as an executive director for Legal Services of the Lower Cape Fear from 1987 from 1996, as an executive director for Legal Services of the Coastal Plains from 1983 from 1987 and as attorney/law clerk/community fellow from Southern Minnesota Regional Services from 1976 to 1983.
Elections for the office of North Carolina State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 6, 2014. The general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Jane W. Smith defeated David Ayers, Beverly Collins Hall and Marcus W. Williams in the Democratic primary, while W. Bernard White, Jr. was unopposed in the Republican primary. Smith defeated White in the general election.
|North Carolina State Senate, District 13 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||W. Bernard White, Jr.||37.2%||14,276|
|North Carolina State Senate, District 13 Democratic Primary, 2014|
|Jane W. Smith||47.3%||9,510|
|Marcus W. Williams||27.3%||5,496|
|Beverly Collins Hall||11.7%||2,358|
Williams ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 8th District. Williams sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. Williams was defeated by incumbent Rep. Larry Kissell in the May 8, 2012, Democratic primary.
The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as one of the 10 states that could determine whether Democrats would retake the House or Republicans would hold their majority in 2013. North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.
The primary took place on May 8, 2012.
|U.S. House of Representatives-North Carolina, District 13 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Marcus W. Williams||27.4%||17,393|
As of April 18, 2012, Williams had raised $12, 376 in the 2012 election cycle, and spent $12,306, leaving him with $70 cash on hand. Of that, nearly 100 percent of it was candidate self-financing.
Williams is married to Althea J. Williams, Esq.
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- The Dispatch, "GOP party leader files for commissioner," accessed March 3, 2012
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Primary Election Results," accessed May 9, 2012.
- Official campaign website, "Resume," accessed March 24, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Primary Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed March 7, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "General Election Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed August 12, 2014
- Washington Post, "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012," accessed April 25, 2012
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2012 Primary Results," accessed October 10, 2012
- opensecrets.org Accessed May 5, 2012