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  |Name = Robert Gilligan
  political position  = Delaware House of Representatives District 19 |
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  |Position = Delaware House of Representatives District 19
  assumed office     = 1972 |
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|Status = Former officeholder
  term ends          = 2010 |
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  |Tenure = 1973 - January 8, 2013
  political party    = [[Democrat]] |
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  profession          = Legislator |
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  |Assumed office = 1973
  website             = [http://legis.delaware.gov/legislature.nsf/52087754ec8b9261852569c10055df42/2c1a3bf689a032b9852569d800535dff?OpenDocument House website] |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Robert Gilligan''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Delaware House of Representatives]], representing the 19th District since 1972.  He currently serves as Speaker of the House.
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  |Leadership = Speaker, Delaware State House of Representatives
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  |Leadership 2 = House Minority Leader, Delaware State House of Representatives
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|Years leadership 2 = 1995
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|Leadership 3 = House Minority Whip, Delaware State House of Representatives
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|Years leadership 3 = 1985-1995
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|Leadership 4 = House Majority Leader, Delaware State House of Representatives
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|Years leadership 4 = 1983-1984
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|Base salary = $42,750 per year
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|Last election = [[Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Place of birth = Wilmington, DE
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{{tnr}}'''Robert Gilligan''' was a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Delaware House of Representatives]], representing the 19th District from 1972 to 2013.  He served as [[State Speaker of the House|Speaker of the House]].
  
 
Gilligan is a Counselor at Delaware Technical College.
 
Gilligan is a Counselor at Delaware Technical College.
  
 
He served as House Minority Whip from 1985-1995, and Majority Leader from 1983-1984.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5762 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Gilligan]</ref>  
 
He served as House Minority Whip from 1985-1995, and Majority Leader from 1983-1984.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5762 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Gilligan]</ref>  
 
==Issue positions==
 
Gilligan did not provide answers to the 2008 Political Courage Test.  The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=5762 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Gilligan ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
 
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gilligan served on these committees:
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* [[Ethics Committee, Delaware House of Representatives|Ethics Committee]]
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* [[House Administration Committee, Delaware House of Representatives|House Administration Committee]]
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* [[House Rules Committee, Delaware House of Representatives|House Rules Committee]]
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* [[Legislative Council Committee, Delaware House of Representatives|Legislative Council Committee]], Chair
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* [[Veterans Affairs Committee, Delaware House of Representatives|Veterans Affairs Committee]]
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gilligan served on these committees:
 
* [[Ethics Committee, Delaware House of Representatives|Ethics Committee]]
 
* [[Ethics Committee, Delaware House of Representatives|Ethics Committee]]
 
* [[House Administration Committee, Delaware House of Representatives|House Administration Committee]]
 
* [[House Administration Committee, Delaware House of Representatives|House Administration Committee]]
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==Elections==
 
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Gilligan did not seek re-election in [[[[Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2012|2012]].<ref>[http://elections.delaware.gov/services/candidate/candidate_list.shtml ''Delaware State Board of Elections'' "Candidate List" Accessed July 13, 2012]</ref>
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===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
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Gilligan won re-election to the 19th District Seat in 2010.  He had no opposition in the primary election.  Gilligan defeated Vincent Ruff (R) in the [[Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]] general election.<ref>[http://elections.delaware.gov/results/html/election.shtml State of Delaware - Official Election results]</ref>
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Robert Gilligan''' (D)
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| align="right" | '''4,527'''
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| align="center" | '''73.4%'''
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| colspan="2" | Vincent Ruff (R)
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| align="right" | 1,643
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| align="center" | 26.6%
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2010===
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In 2010, Gilligan raised $45,289 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=DE&y=2010&f=H&so=s#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref> 
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==Recent news==
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://legis.delaware.gov/legislature.nsf/52087754ec8b9261852569c10055df42/2c1a3bf689a032b9852569d800535dff?OpenDocument Delaware House of Representatives - Rep. Robert Gilligan]  
 
*[http://legis.delaware.gov/legislature.nsf/52087754ec8b9261852569c10055df42/2c1a3bf689a032b9852569d800535dff?OpenDocument Delaware House of Representatives - Rep. Robert Gilligan]  
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5762 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=111433 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83958 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=71170 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=4150 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=24542 2000]
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Revision as of 10:57, 11 July 2013

Robert Gilligan
Robert gilligan.jpg
Delaware House of Representatives District 19
Former officeholder
In office
1973 - January 8, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Speaker, Delaware State House of Representatives
House Minority Leader, Delaware State House of Representatives
1995
House Minority Whip, Delaware State House of Representatives
1985-1995
House Majority Leader, Delaware State House of Representatives
1983-1984
Compensation
Base salary$42,750 per year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1972
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSaint Joseph's College
Master'sVillanova University
Personal
Birthday01/08/1942
Place of birthWilmington, DE
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Robert Gilligan was a Democratic member of the Delaware House of Representatives, representing the 19th District from 1972 to 2013. He served as Speaker of the House.

Gilligan is a Counselor at Delaware Technical College.

He served as House Minority Whip from 1985-1995, and Majority Leader from 1983-1984.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Gilligan's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1 - "allows the public to have access to meetings of the Delaware General Assembly except for caucuses. Additionally, the bill allows the public to have access to records of the Delaware General Assembly."
  • HB 260 - "eliminates the personal income tax exemption for Delaware lottery winnings."
  • HB 262 - "increases the current State surcharge on each document or paper recorded or filed with the county recorders from $6 to $30."

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

Elections

2012

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gilligan did not seek re-election in [[2012.[2]

2010

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2010

Gilligan won re-election to the 19th District Seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the primary election. Gilligan defeated Vincent Ruff (R) in the November 2, 2010 general election.[3]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 19
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Gilligan (D) 4,527 73.4%
Vincent Ruff (R) 1,643 26.6%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Gilligan won re-election to the Delaware House of Representatives from Delaware's 19th District, defeating Joseph Sakeley (R) and Stephen Annand (BEP). Gilligan received 6,482 votes in the election while Sakeley received 1,729 votes, and Annand received 59 votes.[4] Gilligan raised $28,750 for his campaign; Sakeley raised $2,351, and Annand raised $200.[5]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 19
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Gilligan (D) 6,482 78.4%
Joseph Sakeley (R) 1,729 20.9%
Stephen Annand (BEP) 59 0.7%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Gilligan raised $45,289 in contributions. [6]

Contributions have not all been submitted yet.

2008

Below are Gilligan's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[7]

Contributor 2008 total
DE AFSCME $600
Wal-Mart $600
Delaware Bankers Assoc $600
Electrical Workers Local 313 $600
Wilmington Trust Corp $600

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Delaware House District 19
1972–2013
Succeeded by
Kimberly Williams (D)