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David Earl Williams III interviewed on the Brower Report

David Earl Williams III, independent candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 9th district, recently attended the Chicago protest of Donald Trump’s visit, which was ultimately cancelled.

Acting out on my first amendment right – I join thousands of others protesting the reckless presidential campaign of GOP candidate Donald Trump.

If you help elect me to Congress, I’ll deport Donald Trump to China – once again, making America great again!! – David Earl Williams III

Today, David Earl Williams III, independent candidate for Congress in Illinois 9th district (who has publicly announced his intention to join the Libertarian Party after the election), was interviewed on the Brower Report, a Blog Talk Radio show. The interview show lasts for 66 minutes, though note that the interview doesn’t last for the entire duration of the show. Listen to the interview at the link below:

http://percolate.blogtalkradio.com/offsiteplayer?hostId=89454&episodeId=8423671

Illinois candidate: Cancel Donald Trump rally at University of Illinois at Chicago

David Earl Williams III campaign logo

The following is a March 5th press release from the David Earl Williams III campaign. Williams III is running as an independent candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 9th congressional district and has publicly stated his intention to join the Libertarian Party after the election.  Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: I interview a David Earl Williams III campaign operative on The Lesiak Report

Throwback Thursday: On May 25th, 2013, I interviewed a campaign operative for David Earl Williams III, a libertarian conservative candidate who ran for the Republican Party’s nomination for Congress in Illinois’ 9th district, losing in a close contest with 47.6%, or 14,148 votes. Williams III quit the GOP in late 2015 and now is running as an independent for the same congressional seat this year, and has publicly stated that after the election he plans on joining the Libertarian Party.

Disclosure: I was a campaign staffer for Williams III during a portion of his 2014 run.

 

Wikipedia page created for independent congressional candidate David Earl Williams III

David Earl Williams III
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Personal details
Born January 8, 1984 (age 32)
Evanston, Illinois, U.S.
Political party Independent
Other political
affiliations
Republican (2011-2015)
Alma mater Lethbridge College, Alberta-
Canada
Religion Non-Denominational Christianity

On February 25th, a Wikipedia page was created for David Earl Williams III, an independent candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 9th congressional district. From Wikipedia:

David Earl Williams III (born January 8, 1984) is a U.S. Navy Iraqi Freedom War veteran, a Republican candidate in 2014 [1] and an Independent candidate in 2016 [2] for U.S. Representative for Illinois’s 9th congressional district.

Personal life[edit]

Born in Evanston, Illinois, he and his two sisters’ grew up in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood in the care of his mother. He was a member of the Academic decathlon team at Nicholas Senn High School which he would graduate from in 2002. Several months upon graduating from high school, he would then enlist into the U.S. Navy during Operation Iraqi Freedom where he worked as a Logistics Specialist. He was stationed on board theU.S.S Cowpens in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan, from 2002 until he received an honorable discharge and decorated 8x times in 2006. After leaving the Navy, he studied abroad at Lethbridge College in Alberta, Canada, where he earned an associate degree in general studies in 2008. Returning back to the U.S. in 2010, he was involved with community organizations such as WeAreChange Chicago, Blue Republican, Convoy of Hope,National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Restore the Fourth, American Legion and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks [3] Williams also wrote and published a novel in 2007, titled Valor Tale.[4]

Political campaigns[edit]

Illinois’s 9th congressional district: Results 2014 Primary results [5]
2014 David Earl Williams III 14,148 47.6% Susanne Atanus 15,575 52.4%

References[edit]

  1. Jump up^ Silverburg, Melissa (January 23, 2014). “9th congressional GOP hopefuls differ on many issues”. RetrievedFebruary 24, 2016.
  2. Jump up^ Lesiak, Krzysztof (January 24, 2016). “Daily Herald covers David Earl Williams III’s independent U.S. House campaign”. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  3. Jump up^ “David Earl Williams III Biography”. Williams for Congress. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  4. Jump up^ “Valor Tale”. Amazon. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  5. Jump up^ “Election Statistics”. Cook County Election Board. Retrieved February 24, 2016.

External links[edit]

David Earl Williams III: Fighting poverty, cutting waste, and campaign finance reform

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David Earl Williams III

David Earl Williams III is an independent candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 9th congressional district. He has told this writer that he will join the Libertarian Party in 2017. Today, he released a new one minute video on his Facebook page. From Facebook:

In this video, David talks about fighting poverty by promoting Economic Freedom zones, an increase in the defense budget – while cutting waste, fraud & abuse, Campaign finance reforms and barring government contractors from lobbying.

A better 9th is on the way!

 

View the video here.

David Earl Williams III: I’m not a Democrat, I’m not a Republican, I’m an American

David Earl Williams III is an independent candidate running for Congress in Illinois’ 9th congressional district. On February 9th, he released a new 1 minute, 35 second video on his campaign Faceook page. Williams writes:

David is not running just as an Independent in Illinois 9th Congressional district – but as an American, like all of you.

A better 9th is on the way!