Ryan Williams (politician)

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This article is about the Tennessee legislator. For other people of the same name, see Ryan Williams.
Ryan Williams
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 42nd[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 2011
Preceded by Henry Fincher
Personal details
Born Kingsport, Tennessee
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Cookeville, Tennessee
Alma mater Carson–Newman College

Ryan Williams[2] (born in Kingsport, Tennessee) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives representing District 42 since January 2011.

Education[edit]

Williams earned his BS in biology from Carson–Newman College (now Carson–Newman University).

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Williams was unopposed for the August 2, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 4,772 votes,[3] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 15,049 votes (71.4%) against Democratic nominee Thomas Wiloughby.[4]
  • 2010 To challenge District 42 incumbent Democratic Representative Henry Fincher, Williams ran in the August 5, 2010 Republican Primary, winning with 3,941 votes (71.0%),[5] and won the November 2, 2010 General election with 9,222 votes (55.3%) against Representative Fincher.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rep. Ryan Williams". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee General Assembly. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Ryan Williams' Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  3. ^ "State of Tennessee August 2, 2012 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 161. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  4. ^ "State of Tennessee November 6, 2012 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 45. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  5. ^ "State of Tennessee August 5, 2010 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 35. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  6. ^ "State of Tennessee November 2, 2010 State General". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 35. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 

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