Mary Williams

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Mary Williams
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 87
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 12
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
AssociatesTaylor County Teachers College, 1969
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1974
Date of birth07/08/1949
Place of birthPhillips, WI
Office website
Mary Williams (b. July 8, 1949) is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 87th District since 2003 and currently serving as State Assembly Majority Caucus Secretary. She previously served on the Taylor County Board from 1992-1996.

Williams has worked as an elementary teacher with the Medford Area School District and as a restaurant owner.

She is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Dairy Breakfast Committee, Farm Bureau, Friends of Frances L. Simek Memorial Library, National Federation of Independent Businesses, Taylor County Safe and Stable Families, Wisconsin Restaurant Association, and Whittlesey Whizzers Snowmobile Club.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Williams has been appointed to these committees:

Personal Privacy


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



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Williams was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 87. She defeated Democrat Dana Schultz in the general election on November 2, 2010. Also defeated was Independent Frank Rutherford. She was unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election. [2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 87 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mary Williams (R) 11,223
Dana Schultz (D) 7,908
Frank Rutherford (I) 623
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 87 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mary Williams (R) 4,491 99.34%

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-206 Industrial Hemp, Committee to Study the Uses of, created; report required
  • AB-279 Livestock premises registration program made voluntary

For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the House site.

Campaign donors


In 2010, Williams received $55,780 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]


The top 5 donors to Williams' 2008 campaign were all individuals:[4]

Donor Amount
Haldeman, Larry $500
Nickel, Rick $500
Heller, James $500
Sharp, Richard $500
Bechthold, Helen B $500

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Political offices
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 87
Succeeded by