Phil Williams, Alabama Senate

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Phil Williams
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Alabama State Senate, District 10
Incumbent
In office
November 3, 2010 - present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of South Alabama
J.D.Birmingham School of Law
Personal
BirthdayMarch 20, 1965
Place of birthFort Monmouth, New Jersey
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionSouthern Baptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Phil Williams (b. March 20, 1965) is a Republican member of the Alabama State Senate, representing District 10. He was first elected in 2010.

Biography

Williams attended United States Army Command and General Staff School. He also attended Combined Arms and Services Staff School. He earned his B.S. from the University of South Alabama. Williams went on to receive his J.D. from Birmingham School of Law.

Williams has worked as an area director for YoungLife, president of a professional employer organization, chief operating officer and chief counsel of TaxBreak, LLC, and managing partner/attorney for Brunson and Associates. He is currently employed as chief operations officer/general counsel for the Tax Credit Processing Center, Limited Liability Company. Williams served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

Williams served on these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:

Issues

Campaign themes

2010

Williams' website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Jobs and Economic Growth
Excerpt:
•"Incentivize small business development"
•"Create a stable legal environment that attracts businesses"
  • Fiscal Conservatism and Lower Taxes
Excerpt:
•"Reduce Government Spending"
•"No unfunded mandates"
  • Morals and Ethics in Government
Excerpt:
•"Promote Pro-life legislation"
•"Transparency"
  • Limited Governmental intervention in daily life
Excerpt:
•"Fight gun control"
•"Promote State legislation to oppose National Healthcare mandate"

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014; a runoff election will take place where necessary on July 15, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Larry Means was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Phil Williams was unopposed in the Republican primary. Means will face Williams in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

2010

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Williams defeated opponent Paul J. Peloquin, Sr. in the June 1 primary. He defeated incumbent Democrat Larry Means in the general election.[6][7]

Alabama State Senate, District 10 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Phil Williams (R) 20,249
Larry Means (D) 17,459
Alabama State Senate, District 10 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Phil Williams (R) 8,662
Paul J. Peloquin, Sr. (R) 1,795

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Williams raised $230,067 in contributions.[8]

His eight largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Republican Party $136,872
Alabama Realtors PA $8,000
Farmpac (Alfa) $5,000
Medical Association of the State of Alabama $5,000
Alabama Trucking Association $5,000
Free Enterprise PAC $5,000
ED PAC $5,000
Alabama Ass0Ciated General Contractors $5,000

Personal

Williams and his wife, Charlene, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Larry Means
Alabama State Senate District 10
2010-present
Succeeded by
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