Anthony Williams (Pennsylvania)

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Anthony Williams
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Pennsylvania State Senate District 8
Incumbent
In office
1999-Present
Term ends
November 30, 2014
Years in position 15
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Minority Whip, Pennsylvania State Senate
2011-present
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
1988-1998
Education
Bachelor'sFranklin and Marshall College, 1979
Personal
ProfessionExecutive, PepsiCo
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Anthony Williams has been a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania State Senate since 1999. Williams was re-elected in November of 2010 with his term expiring in 2014. Williams also served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1988 to 1998.

On February 22, 2010, Williams announced that he would be seeking the Democratic nomination for governor.[1]

Williams graduated with his Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Franklin and Marshall in 1979.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Williams served on the following committees:

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Banking & Insurance
Education
Law & Justice
Rules & Executive Nominations
State Government
Joint State Government Commission
Legislative Data Processing Center

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Williams served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Williams served on these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2010

Williams won re-election in District 8. He was unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary and defeated Republican Rhashea Harmon in the November 2 general election.[2]

Pennsylvania State Senate District 8
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Anthony Williams (D) 62,920
Rhashea Harmon (R) 10,326

2006

On November 7, 2006, Williams was re-elected to Pennsylvania State Senate District 8.[3]

Williams raised $328,815 for this campaign [4] in which he ran unopposed.

Pennsylvania State Senate District 8
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png WILLIAMS, ANTHONY H. (D) 58,053

Campaign donors

2010

Williams raised $569,912 during the 2010 election cycle.

His top contributors are listed below. [5]

Donor Amount
Electrical Workers Local 98 $155,000
Students First $100,000
Williams for Governor $93,500
Laborers District Council $55,250
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association $15,000

2006

Williams raised $328,815 during the 2006 election cycle.

His top contributors are listed below.[6]

Donor Amount
Invest in Pennsylvania PAC $40,000
Citizens for Government Reform $20,000
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association $14,000
3rd Democratic Executive Ward Committee $12,198
Make a Difference PAC $10,000
Laborers District Council $10,000
Christophe Whittle $10,000
Democratic Campaign Committee of Philadelphia $7,650
Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel $7,250
Richard Glanton $5,000
Fumo for Senate $5,000

District 8

Williams represents Pennsylvania Senate District 8. District 8 includes the Southwest portion of Philadelphia and the Southwest suburbs[7].

Personal

Mike is married to Shari Williams. They have two children and resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Pennsylvania State Senate District 8
1999–present
Succeeded by
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