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William P. "Bill" Morrow


Picture of William P. Morrow
CA State Senate
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1992 Republican AD-73 76862 Win
11-08-1994 Republican AD-73 74942 Win
11-05-1996 Republican AD-73 85586 Win
11-03-1998 Republican SD-38 136889 Win
11-05-2002 Republican SD-38 132577 Win

Candidate Biography:

William Phillip Morrow
Born: April 19, 1954 in Los Angeles, CA
Married: Esther, Barbara Ester
Child: Will
Military Service: USMC

Previous: Legislative Aide, California Assembly Republican Caucus
1996: Member, California Judicial Council
2000: Primary Candidate for CD-48 (Lost; 30.4%)
2000: Opponent, Proposition 34 (Limits individual campaign contributions per election and establishes voluntary spending limits) [Passed: 60%]
2005: Special Primary Election Candidate for Congress (Lost)
2006: Primary Candidate for Congress (Lost; 6.2%)

  • NOTABLE NO VOTE (Expanded Local Pension Benefits): Morrow was one of 7 State Senators (and 14 legislators overall) who voted against AB 616 (2001) by Tom Calderon, which allowed California cities, counties and special districts to offer retirement benefit factors up to 3% at age 60. These higher benefit factors led to severe unfunded pension liabilities in a number of cities a decade later.

Source: California Blue Book (2000)
Source: "The Judicial Council of California: Membership" by the Judicial Council of California (accessed 5/30/2012)