|Idaho House of Representatives District 17A|
|Minority Caucus Leader|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Mayor, City of McCall|
|Bachelor's||Stanford University, 1961|
|Master's||Stanford University, 1967|
|J.D.||University of Idaho College of Law, 1976|
|Date of birth||November 5, 1938|
|Place of birth||Olympia, WA|
Killen earned his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1961 and his Master's degree from Stanford in 1971. Killen earned his law degree from the University of Idaho in 1976. Killen served in the US Navy on active duty from 1960 to 1964.
In addition to being a representative, Killen is a practicing attorney. Killen is a also a former engineer for Hewlett Packard.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Killen served on these committees:
- Economic Outlook and Revenue Assessment Committee
- Judiciary, Rules and Administration
- Revenue and Taxation
- Transportation and Defense
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Killen served on these committees:
Killen ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Idaho House of Representatives District 17A. He was running against John L. Gannon in the Democratic primary, but withdrew from the race on March 13, 2012. Kreed Ray Kleinkopf is running unopposed in the Republican primary. Gus Voss is running as an independent. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.
Killen won re-election to District Seat 17A in 2010 against Republican candidate Craig Thomas and Libertarian candidate Mikel Hautzinger. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 25. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
|Idaho House of Representatives, District 17A (2010)|
|Bill Killen (D)||5,276||56.7%|
|Craig Thomas (R)||3,529||37.9%|
|Mikel Hautzinger (L)||499||5.4%|
On November 4, 2008, Democrat Bill Killen won re-election to the Idaho House of Representatives District 17A receiving 76.7% of the vote (10,875 votes), ahead of Libertarian Mikel Hautzinger who received 23.3% of the vote (3,298 votes).
|Idaho House of Representatives, District 17A (2008)|
|Bill Killen (D)||10,875||76.7%|
|Mikel Hautzinger (L)||3,298||23.3%|
In 2010, a year in which Killen was up for re-election, he collected $22,110 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Idaho House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Bill Killen's campaign in 2010|
|Idaho Education Association||$2,000|
|Killen, William Michael||$1,110|
|Coeur D Alene Tribe||$1,000|
|Idaho Democratic Legislative Caucus||$1,000|
|Bosco, David M||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$22,110|
In 2008, Killen raised $17,151.
Listed below are those who contributed the most to her campaign.
|Idaho Education Association||$2,000|
|Professional Fire Fighters of Idaho||$1,000|
Killen is divorced with four children and resides in Boise, Idaho.
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- Bill Killen's personal website
- Idaho House of Representatives Members
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2006
- Bill Killen on Facebook
- Idaho Houses of Idaho house standing committees
- Idaho Secretary of State, "2012 primary candidate list," accessed March 18, 2012
- Idaho Secretary of State, "Primary Candidate List," accessed April 6, 2012
- Idaho Secretary of State, "Official 2010 General election results," accessed April 16, 2014
- Idaho Secretary of State, "Official 2008 General election results," accessed April 16, 2014
- Follow The Money, "2010 campaign contributions," accessed April 16, 2014
- 2008 contributors to Bill Killen
|Idaho House of Representatives District 17A
| Succeeded by|
John L. Gannon (D)