Wayne Williams

Former Secretary of State Wayne Williams weighs in on elections and politics

In April 2019, Wayne Williams was elected to the Colorado Springs City Council, a job he presently holds. Before that, he was the Colorado Secretary of State from November 2014 until November 2018, when he lost his bid for re-election to the current holder of that office, Jena Griswold, in an election many have called a “blue wave.”
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Wayne Williams August 19, 1944 – March 20, 2022

Wayne Williams, age 77, of Gatesville, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2022, in Temple. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2022, at Gateway Baptist Church, with Pastor Michael Bragdon officiating. Interment followed with full military honors and Masonic Rites at Restland Cemetery. Robert Wayne Williams...
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Colorado Springs City Councilman Wayne Williams running for mayor

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO)-- Current City Councilman Wayne Williams announced he is running for Mayor of Colorado Springs. Williams says he will file the official paperwork near the end of April or the beginning of May. The current Colorado Springs Mayor, John Suthers, who took office in 2015 is term-limited in the next mayoral election. The post Colorado Springs City Councilman Wayne Williams running for mayor appeared first on KRDO.

Obituaries: Wayne Williams

Wayne Williams, age 78, of Crane Hill, Alabama passed away on Friday, December 3, 2021. Wayne was born June 18, 1943 in Crane Hill Alabama to Ivan and Claudie Dixie Calvert Williams. Wayne worked 29 years and retired from the Career Center in Cullman County as a vocational education instructor. Funeral services are Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Moss Service Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Ron Collett and Jason Williams officiating. Interment will follow services in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Crane Hill, Alabama. Survivors are wife: Pauline Livingston Williams; sons: Jason (April) Williams and Jeremy (Mizuki) Williams; sisters: Kay Stewart and Shelby Ledyard; brothers: Rayburn Williams, Billy Williams and Roy Williams and grandchildren: Annie, Rilee, Lila, Dixie and Ivan Williams. Visitation is Monday, December 6, 2021 at Moss Service Funeral Home from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Moss Service Funeral Home Directing.

Rotherham man Wayne Williams wanted in gun smuggling probe

Detectives investigating gun smuggling are trying to find a man who has been on the run for three months. The National Crime Agency (NCA) said Wayne Williams was wanted in connection with a firearms investigation which has already led to the seizure of a semi-automatic weapon. The 33-year-old is known...

Wayne Williams appointed as Designated Election Official

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo – — “From the beginning we wanted to be the ones choosing, because we think the constitution allows us that authority and we believe Wayne Williams is probably one of the best in the state when it comes to elections, he has a ton of experience,” Cody Davis, Mesa County Commissioner said.

Mesa County hires Wayne Williams, former secretary of state, to supervise elections

The Mesa County Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted Monday to have former Secretary of State Wayne Williams supervise county elections. The board had already approved a resolution establishing its intent to hire Williams, a Republican now serving in a nonpartisan elected role on Colorado Springs City Council. The vote Monday effectively ratifies Williams’ contract for the November 2021 election.
Colorado Springs Independent

Springs expert Wayne Williams tackles Mesa County mess

Former Colorado Secretary of State and current Colorado Springs City Councilor Wayne Williams has been appointed by the Board of Mesa County Commissioners to run Mesa County elections amid an ongoing investigation into Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters — who has engaged in election conspiracy theories — and an alleged breach of election security protocol.

Rep. Ron Hanks Says Wayne Williams Is Part Of The Conspiracy

As we discussed yesterday, a protest over the weekend in Grand Junction in support of Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, who is under investigation for a breach of election system security that resulted in proprietary data being leaked to far-right election conspiracy theorists was attended by freshman GOP state Rep. “Raging” Ron Hanks of Penrose. Hanks accused Secretary of State Jena Griswold of conducting a “false flag” operation against Peters’ office, asserting “there’s no evidence she did anything wrong”–while Cory Anderson of the so-called “Election Integrity Project” matter-of-factly described Peters’ direct role in copying the data in question.