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William Devlin

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William Devlin
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North Dakota House of Representatives District 23
In office
December 1, 2010-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 5
Speaker of the House
2013 - present
Base salary$152/day
Per diemUp to $1,351/month for lodging
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionNewspaper Publisher
Office website
William Devlin is the Republican Speaker of the North Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 23. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. Devlin is currently the Speaker of the House.

Devlin served in the House from 1997 to 2005.


Devlin attended Mayville State College. He is a newspaper publisher. Devlin previously worked as Director of Nodak Mutual Insurance Company. He has served as a Steele County Commissioner.[1]

Committee assignments


Note: As Speaker of the House, Devlin does not sit on any standing committees.


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Devlin served on the following committees:



See also: North Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Devlin won election to the North Dakota House of Representatives in the November 2 general election. Devlin and incumbent Don Vigesaa (R) defeated incumbent Ben Vig (D) and Erich Steven Longie.[2]

North Dakota State House, District 23
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Don Vigesaa (R) 2,771
Green check mark transparent.png William Devlin (R) 2,351
Ben Vig (D) 2,277
Erich Steven Longie (D) 1,612

Campaign donors


In 2010, Devlin raised a total of $4,925 in campaign contributions.[3]

His five largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
North Dakota Long Term Care Association $1,000
Lignite Energy Council $1,000
Marathon Oil $600
North Dakota Petroleum Council $500
Sayer, W Scott $500


Devlin and his wife, Margie, have two children. They currently reside in Finley, North Dakota.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ben Vig (D)
North Dakota House Of Representatives District 23
Succeeded by