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Dottie Sims

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Dottie Sims
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Candidate for
Kentucky House of Representatives District 19
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
Kentucky House of Representatives District 19
1997-2004, 2007-2011
Personal
BirthdayApril 6, 1949
ReligionChurch of Christ
CandidateVerification
Dottie Sims (b. April 6, 1949) was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 19 of the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Sims was a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing the 19th District from 2007-2011. She also previously served from 1997-2004.

Sims has worked as a tax preparer and consultant.

She is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Dixie Firefighters Association, Munfordville Woman's Club, National Association of Tax Practitioners, National Rifle Association (NRA), and the Rotary Club.[1]

Committee assignments

While a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, Sims served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sims ran in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 19. She defeated Phinis Vernon Hundley in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012. Sims withdrew from the race on September 7, 2012.[2][3]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 19 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDottie Sims 62.8% 1,017
Phinis Vernon Hundley 37.2% 603
Total Votes 1,620

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sims' opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Michael Meredith. According to official results, Meredith defeated Sims by a margin of 8,368 to 6,051.[4]

Sims ran unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary election.[5]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Sims was re-elected to the 19th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives with no opposition.[6] She raised $27,071 for her campaign.[7]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 19 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngDottie Sims (D) 12,231 100%

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Sims collected $27,071 in donations.[8]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Sims, Dottie $10,822
Kentucky Education Association $1,000
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers $1,000
Kentucky Automobile Dealers $600

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Political offices
Preceded by
Terry Shelton
Kentucky House District 19
2007–2011
Succeeded by
Michael Meredith (R)