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Mary Williams

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Mary Williams
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 87
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1974
Associate'sTaylor County Teachers College, 1969
Personal
Birthday07/08/1949
Place of birthPhillips, WI
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mary Williams (b. July 8, 1949) is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 87th District since 2003. She has served 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

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging and Long-Term Care
Family Law

2011-2012

At the beginning of the 2011 legislative session, Williams served on the following committees:

2009-2010

At the beginning of the 2009 legislative session, Williams served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Williams won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 87. Williams ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Elizabeth Riley (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 87, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMary Williams Incumbent 58.5% 15,680
     Democratic Elizabeth Riley 41.4% 11,100
     - Scattering 0.1% 15
Total Votes 26,795

2010

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. [3]

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Williams received $55,780 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

2008

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

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

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 87
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