|Idaho House of Representatives, District 16A|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Lewiston High School|
|Bachelor's||University of Montana (2000)|
|Place of birth||Lewiston, ID|
|Profession||Football Player (Retired)|
was a 2014 Democratic
candidate for District 16A
of the Idaho House of Representatives
. He previously sought election to the U.S. House
to represent the 1st Congressional District
- Lewiston High School
- 2000: University of Montana, Marketing and Management
Farris worked as a wide receiver for several seasons with the San Francisco 49er’s, New England Patriots, Atlanta Falcons and the Washington Redskins. He was a member of the 2001 New England Patriots Super Bowl Championship team.
Farris also founded the non-profit The Jimmy Farris Future Leaders Foundation, which helps to equipping and developing young leaders with the skills necessary to excel academically, spiritually, socially and athletically.
- See also: Idaho House of Representatives elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Idaho House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. John McCrostie defeated Jimmy Farris and Jeff Stephenson in the Democratic primary, while Rosann Wiltse was unopposed in the Republican primary. McCrostie will face Wiltse in the general election.
|Idaho House of Representatives, District 16A Democratic Primary, 2014
| Jimmy Farris
| Jeff Stephenson
- See also: Idaho's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012
Farris ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Idaho's 1st District. Farris won the nomination on the Democratic ticket. Farris defeated Cynthia Clinkingbeard in the Democratic primary. He faced Pro-Life (I), incumbent Raul Labrador (R) and Rob Oates (L) in the general election on November 6, 2012, and was defeated by Labrador.
|U.S. House, Idaho District 1 Democratic Primary, 2012
| Cynthia Clinkingbeard
Breakdown of the source of Farris's campaign funds before the 2012 election.
Farris lost election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Farris's campaign committee raised a total of $82,924 and spent $82,904.
|U.S. House, Idaho District 1, 2012 - Jimmy Farris Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner
|Total Spent by Election Winner
|Top contributors to Jimmy Farris's campaign committee|
|Communications Workers of America||$5,000
|Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers||$5,000|
|International Assn of Fire Fighters||$3,000|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Building Trade Unions||$5,000|
|Public Sector Unions||$3,000|
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Jimmy Farris for Congress, "Meet Jimmy" accessed March 29, 2012
- ↑ Idaho Secretary of State, "Official candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
- ↑ Idaho Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed June 12, 2014
- ↑ Roll Call, "Ex-NFL Player to Challenge Labrador in Idaho" accessed December 5, 2011
- ↑ Idaho Secretary of State "2012 Primary Results"
- ↑ OpenSecrets, "2012 Election" accessed March 21, 2013