Dan Williams

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Dan Williams
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Alabama House of Representatives District 5
In office
November 3, 2010-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 4
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor, City of Athens
Military service
Service/branchAlabama Army National Guard’
Office website
Campaign website
Dan Williams is a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing the 5th District. He was elected on November 2, 2010. He formerly served as a member of the Athens City Board of Education from 1979 to 1984, and as a member of the Athens City Council from 1984 to 1992. He then served as Mayor of the City of Athens from 1992 until his election to the House in 2010.

Williams attended Auburn University. He formerly served as First Sergeant in the Alabama Army National Guards 1343rd Engineer Battalion as well.

Committee assignments


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

  • Subcommittee on Government Regulations
  • Subcommittee on Campaign Finance
  • Subcommittee on Ethics



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Williams defeated Steve Pepper and Don Hundleston in the primary. He then defeated incumbent Democrat Henry White in the November 2 general election.[1][2]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 5 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dan Williams (R) 8,807
Henry White (D) 5,402
Jerry Hill (I) 1,359
Alabama House of Representatives, District 5 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dan Williams (R) 2,475
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Pepper (R) 1,677
Don Hundleston (R) 844
Alabama House of Representatives, District 5 Rep Primary Runoff (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dan Williams (R) 2,764
Steve Pepper (R) 2,166
State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations


Williams was endorsed by:

  • The Alabama Tea Party Express [3]

Campaign donors


In 2010, Williams raised $124,202 in contributions. [4]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Republican Party $50,126
Business Council Of Alabama $13,500
Friends Of Mike Hubbard $9,500
Citizens For Alabama Leadership $6,750

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Political offices
Preceded by
Henry White
Alabama House District 5
Succeeded by