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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.
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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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Gilligan is a Counselor at Delaware Technical College.
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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>
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===Issue positions===
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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 membership===
 
===Committee membership===
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* [[House Rules Committee, Delaware House of Representatives|House Rules Committee]]
 
* [[House Rules Committee, Delaware House of Representatives|House Rules Committee]]
 
* [[Veterans Affairs Committee, Delaware House of Representatives|Veterans Affairs Committee]]
 
* [[Veterans Affairs Committee, Delaware House of Representatives|Veterans Affairs Committee]]
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===Sponsored legislation===
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Gilligan's sponsored legislation includes:
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*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."
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*HB 260 - "eliminates the personal income tax exemption for Delaware lottery winnings."
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*HB 262 - "increases the current State surcharge on each document or paper recorded or filed with the county recorders from $6 to $30."
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For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the [http://legis.delaware.gov/legislature.nsf/52087754ec8b9261852569c10055df42/2c1a3bf689a032b9852569d800535dff?OpenDocument&TableRow=1.5.7#1.5. House site].
  
 
===Major donors===
 
===Major donors===
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5762 Project Vote Smart profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5762 Project Vote Smart profile]
 
*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]  
 
*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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==References==
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Revision as of 16:03, 4 December 2009

Robert Gilligan
Delaware House of Representatives District 19
Incumbent
Assumed office
1972
Current term ends
2010
Political party Democrat
Profession Legislator
Website House website
Robert Gilligan is a Democratic member of the Delaware House of Representatives, representing the 19th District since 1972. He currently serves 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]

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.[2]

Committee membership

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.

Major donors

Below are Gilligan's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[3]

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

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References