Williams and his supporters held a viewing party at the Pittman Law Firm. Alan Williams was once an aide to Tallahassee Mayor John Marks and has worked on several community projects. His opponent, Robby Maddox is a local computer programmer with a strong interest in politics--we spoke with both candidates.
"It's definitely been something that I will look back on and really think, wow, I did something. I'm planning on...am I going to do this again in another two years or not?." said Maddox.
Alan Williams said, "For me, it's about getting in and working each and every day for both democrats and republicans to bring forth the issues of this state so that the citizens feel like they have a voice, somebody who's responsible and responsive in the Florida Capitol."
Williams is a Tallahassee native and graduated from FAMU with a Masters in Business Administration. Williams the new voice for district 8.