William R. Adams

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
William R. Adams
Placeholder image.png
Do you have a photo that could go here? Submit it for this profile by emailing us!
Candidate for
Illinois House of Representatives District 42
High schoolButte View High (1990)
AssociateCollege of DuPage [2011]
Date of birthJuly 30, 1971
Campaign website
The information about this individual is current as of when his or her last campaign ended. See anything that needs updating? Send a correction to our editors
William R. Adams was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 42 of the Illinois House of Representatives.


Campaign themes


Adams's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Education
Excerpt: "We must reduce class sizes to allow teachers to provide more direct, personalized, and effective instruction to all students. I will work to ensure we fully fund special education. I will work to increase the education funding foundation level to ensure every child has a quality school environment and quality teachers. I will focus on increasing the state’s role in funding education, and reduce the reliance on property taxes."
  • Pension Reform
Excerpt: "The new attack on the working family comes in the name of "Pension Reform." One of the many reasons our pension system is falling apart is because of abuse by politicians. After decades of bilking the system for their own personal gain, our elected officials are trying to convince taxpayers that public pensions are the cause of our state's problems."
  • Balance the Budget


Adams's campaign website listed the following endorsements:[2]

  • Illinois AFL-CIO
  • Illinois Education Association
  • College Democrats of Illinois
  • Citizen Action Illinois
  • Richard Dunn - Realtor



See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Adams ran in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 42. Adams was unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and was defeated by Jeanne M. Ives in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 42, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeanne M. Ives 61.6% 31,299
     Democratic William R. Adams 38.4% 19,481
Total Votes 50,780

Recent news

Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "William + Adams + Illinois + Senate"

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

William R. Adams News Feed

  • Loading...

External links

Suggest a link