|Florida House Of Representatives District 20|
|2004 - 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|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|
|Date of birth||January 27, 1933|
|Place of birth||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Profession||Chancellor, Flagler College|
Proctor's professional experience includes working as the Chancellor of Flagler College and serving on the Florida State Board of Education from 2001 to 2004. He served in the United States Army Reserve from 1954 to 1964.
He is the President of the Saint Augustine Foundation for Historic Research.
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 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.
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 five 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|
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- Florida State Legislature
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- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2004
- William Proctor on Facebook
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed December 30, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Issue positions," accessed December 30, 2014
- 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
- Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed December 30, 2014
- 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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