|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 $1,351/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. He is a newspaper publisher. Devlin previously worked 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 consist of a primary election on June 10, 2014, and a general election 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 are unopposed in the Republican primary, while Austin Langley and Ben Vig are unopposed in the Democratic primary.
|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|
North Dakota Legislative Review
- See also: North Dakota Legislative Review
The North Dakota Policy Council, a North Dakota-based nonprofit research organization, 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.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "William + Devlin + North + Dakota + House'"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- 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: Representative William "Bill" Devlin (ND)
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Election Contest/Candidate List," accessed April 9, 2014
- Unofficial North Dakota House of Representatives General Election Results
- 2010 campaign contributions
- 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
State of North Dakota
List of North Dakota ballot measures | Local measures | School bond issues | Ballot measure laws | Initiative laws | History of I&R | History of direct democracy | Campaign Finance Requirements | Recall process |
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Director of Game and Fish | Commissioner of Labor | Public Service Commission |