Phil Williams, Alabama Senate
|Alabama State Senate, District 10|
|November 3, 2010 - present|
|November 5, 2014|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||[Alabama State Senate elections, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of South Alabama|
|J.D.||Birmingham School of Law|
|Birthday||March 20, 1965|
|Place of birth||Fort Monmouth, New Jersey|
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.
Williams served on these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:
- Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee
- Constitution, Campaign Finance, Ethics and Elections Committee Vice-Chair
- Finance and Taxation General Fund Committee
- Fiscal Responsibility and Accountability Committee Chair
- Job Creation and Economic Development Committee
- Judiciary Committee
- Local Legislation No. 1 Committee
- Small Business Committee
- Veterans and Military Affairs Committee
Williams' website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Jobs and Economic Growth
- •"Incentivize small business development"
- •"Create a stable legal environment that attracts businesses"
- Fiscal Conservatism and Lower Taxes
- •"Reduce Government Spending"
- •"No unfunded mandates"
- Morals and Ethics in Government
- •"Promote Pro-life legislation"
- Limited Governmental intervention in daily life
- •"Fight gun control"
- •"Promote State legislation to oppose National Healthcare mandate"
- See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Alabama State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014; a runoff election took place where necessary on July 15, 2014. The general election was held 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. Williams then defeated Means in the general election on November 4, 2014.
|Alabama State Senate District 10, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Phil Williams Incumbent||52%||17,967|
- See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010
|Alabama State Senate, District 10 General election (2010)|
|Phil Williams (R)||20,249|
|Larry Means (D)||17,459|
|Alabama State Senate, District 10 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Phil Williams (R)||8,662|
|Paul J. Peloquin, Sr. (R)||1,795|
In 2010, Williams raised $230,067 in contributions.
His eight largest contributors were:
|Alabama Republican Party||$136,872|
|Alabama Realtors PA||$8,000|
|Medical Association of the State of Alabama||$5,000|
|Alabama Trucking Association||$5,000|
|Free Enterprise PAC||$5,000|
|Alabama Ass0Ciated General Contractors||$5,000|
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Williams and his wife, Charlene, have two children.
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- Alabama State Senate
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- Profile from the Alabama State Senate
- Official campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- Phil Williams' campaign website, Platform (Archived)
- Alabama Democrats, "Qualified candidates for public office list," accessed February 25, 2014
- Alabama Republican Party, "State Senate," accessed February 25, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official Democratic Primary Results," accessed June 20, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official Republican Primary Results," accessed June 20, 2014
- AL.com, "Alabama 2014 general election: Results for statewide and congressional races," November 4, 2014
- Alabama2010.com, "Republican Primary results," accessed May 5, 2014 (dead link)
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official 2010 General election results," accessed July 18, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
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