Susan Williams Gifford

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Susan Williams Gifford
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Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
from the 2nd Plymouth district
In office
2003 – Present
Preceded by Ruth Provost
Personal details
Born (1959-11-03) November 3, 1959 (age 55)
St. Joseph, Michigan
Political party Republican
Residence Wareham, Massachusetts
Alma mater Western Michigan University, B.A., '82
Occupation State Representative
Website http://www.mass.gov/legis/member/swg1.htm

Susan Williams Gifford (born November 3, 1959) is a Republican member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. She has represented the Second Plymouth since 2003.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Gifford graduated from St. Joseph High School, St. Joseph, Michigan and later from Western Michigan University, with her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1982.

Gifford was a Claims Consultant for Insurance Overload Systems from 2000-2002. She served as a Selectman for the town of Wareham from 1999-2002.

Memberships[edit]

Gifford is a member of the Wareham Land Trust, Buzzards Bay Village Association, Onset Bay Village Association, Barnstable County Republican Club, Cape Cod Republican Club, Plymouth County Republican Club, Wareham Republican Town Committee, Caucus of Women Legislators, and the Manufactured Home Commission.[2]

Committee assignments[edit]

  • House Committee on Steering, Policy and Scheduling
  • Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture
  • Joint Committee on Financial Services
  • Joint Committee on Health Care Financing
  • Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development

Elections[edit]

2010[edit]

Gifford won re-election to the Second Plymouth Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. She defeated David Smith (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010:[4]

  • Susan Williams Gifford (R) (inc.) - 10,398 (62.73%)
  • David A. Smith (D) - 5,331 (32.16%)

2008[edit]

Gifford won re-election to the Second Plymouth Seat on November 4, 2008. She had no primary opposition and she ran unopposed in the general election. She defeated David Smith (D) in the general election on November 4, 2008.[5]

Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2008:[6]

  • Susan Williams Gifford (R) (inc.) - 16,211 (73.58%)
  • Blanks - 5,590 (25.37%)
  • All others - 230 (.01%)

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