|Florida House Of Representatives District 20|
|2004 - November 16, 2012|
|Per diem||$133/per day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Bachelor's||Florida State University (1956)|
|Master's||Florida State University (1964)|
|Ph.D.||Florida State University (1968)|
|Service/branch||United States Army Reserve|
|Years of service||1954 - 1964|
|Birthday||January 27, 1933|
|Place of birth||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Profession||Chancellor, Flagler College|
Proctor served in the United States Army Reserve from 1954-1964, was Chancellor of Flagler College, and served on the Florida State Board of Education from 2001-2004.
He is the President of the Saint Augustine Foundation for Historic Research.
Proctor did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.
Proctor's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 399 - "Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind: Requires that salaries for full-time instructional personnel at school be increased annually according to average of certain comparable salaries; requires annual negotiation of salary schedules; provides for implementation based on funding."
- HB 1071 - "Commercial Motor Vehicles: Increases penalties that are imposed for operating commercial vehicle that is overloaded; reduces number of hours that driver may operate commercial motor vehicle which is not transporting certain amounts of hazardous materials in intrastate commerce; increases penalty for falsification of time records."
- HB 5009 - "Postsecondary Education Funding: Revises provisions relating to determination of resident status for tuition purposes; revises maximum annual adjustments to out-of-state fees or tuition for graduate programs; revises provisions relating to Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program"
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Proctor served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Proctor served on these committees:
- Education Policy Council
- Full Appropriations Council on Education & Economic Development
- Select Policy Council on Strategic and Economic Planning
- State Universities & Private Colleges Appropriations Committee (Chair)
- State Universities & Private Colleges Policy Committee
Proctor did not run for re-election in 2012.
| Florida House of Representatives, District 20 |
2010 General election results
|William Proctor (R)||45,354||65.78%|
|Doug Courtney (D)||23,594||34.22%|
Proctor defeated Alan Kelso in the August 24 primary.
|Florida House of Representatives, District 20 - Republican Primary (2010)|
|William L. "Bill" Proctor||13,645||71.47%|
On November 4, 2008, Proctor won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 20th District, defeating Doug Courtney (D). Proctor received 58,081 votes in the election while Courtney received 38,847 votes. Proctor raised $116,955 for his campaign; Courtney raised $24,175.
|Florida House of Representatives, District 20|
|William Proctor (R)||58,081||59.9%|
|Doug Courtney (D)||38,847||40.1%|
In 2010, Proctor raised $169,016 in contributions.
His five largest contributors were:
|Florida Republican Party||$11,431|
|Florida Chamber Of Commerce||$2,500|
|Florida Hospital Association||$2,500|
|Florida Association Of Insurance Agents||$2,000|
|Florida Association Of Realtors||$2,000|
Below are Proctor's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|FL Assoc of Insurance Agents||$2,500|
|FL Hospital Assoc||$2,000|
|FL Assoc of Realtors||$2,000|
|FL Chamber of Commerce||$2,000|
|Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section of the FL Bar Assoc||$2,000|
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term William + Proctor + Florida + Legislature
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- Florida House of Representatives - Rep. William Proctor
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2004
- William Proctor on Facebook
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Proctor Biography
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Proctor Issue Positions
- Florida Secretary of State Election Division, "Candidate List," accessed June 21, 2012
- Florida Election Watch, "2010 Election results," accessed December 16, 2014
- Florida Election Watch, "August 24, 2010, State Representative primary results," August 24, 2010
- Florida Department of Elections, "Florida House Official Election Results," November 4, 2008
- District 20 Florida House candidate funds, 2008
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014
|Florida House of Representatives District 20
| Succeeded by|
Clovis Watson, Jr. (D)
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