Marty Williams

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Marty Williams
Member of the Virginia Senate
from the 1st district
In office
January 10, 1996 – January 9, 2008
Preceded byHunter Andrews
Succeeded byJohn Miller
Personal details
Martin Edward Williams

(1951-03-05) March 5, 1951 (age 67)
Newport News, Virginia, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)LaDonna Finch

Martin Edward Williams (born March 5, 1951) was a Republican member of the Senate of Virginia from 1996 to 2008.

Early life and career[edit]

Williams was born in Virginia on March 5, 1951.[1]

Political career[edit]

Williams served on the Newport News City Council for six years and was twice elected Vice-Mayor by his peers. In 1995, Williams challenged long-term Senator Hunter Andrews in the 1st Senate District and defeated him. In 2007, Williams was challenged in the Republican Primary and was defeated by conservative local activist Patricia "Tricia" Stall.[2] Stall went on to lose her election to Democrat John Miller.


Senate of Virginia
Preceded by
Hunter Andrews
Virginia Senate, District 1
Succeeded by
John C. Miller