|Idaho House of Representatives District 4B|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||$122/day outside Boise, $49/day otherwise|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Idaho State Senate|
|Associate's||North Idaho Junior College|
|Birthday||June 6, 1942|
|Place of birth||Spokane, WA|
Sims' professional experience includes owning a Honda dealership.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sims served on the following committees:
|Idaho Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Local Government, Vice Chair|
|• Judiciary, Rules, and Administration|
|• State Affairs|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sims served on these committees:
|Idaho Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Judiciary, Rules and Administration|
|• Local Government|
|• State Affairs|
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. Anne Nesse was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Kathleen Sims defeated Elmer "Rick" Currie in the Republican primary. Nesse will face Sims in the general election.
|Idaho House of Representatives, District 4B Republican Primary, 2014|
|Kathleen Sims Incumbent||61.2%||2,077|
|Elmer "Rick" Currie||38.8%||1,318|
Sims won re-election to the Idaho House of Representatives in 2012. She was unopposed in the Republican primary on May 15 and defeated Anne L. Nesse (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Idaho House of Representatives, District 4B, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Kathleen Sims Incumbent||56.8%||10,373|
|Democratic||Anne L. Nesse||43.2%||7,903|
|Idaho House of Representatives, District 4B (2010)|
|Kathleen Sims (R)||7,242||58.1%|
|Paula Marano (D)||5,230||41.9%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, a year in which Sims was up for re-election, she collected $21,564 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Idaho House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kathleen Sims's campaign in 2010|
|Idaho Farm Bureau||$1,350|
|Idaho Republican Party||$1,000|
|Coachman Auto Body||$1,000|
|House Republican Caucus||$1,000|
|Idaho Automobile Dealers Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$21,564|
Idaho Freedom Index
The Idaho Freedom Foundation, an Idaho-based, nonprofit educational research institute, released its "Idaho Freedom Index" in 2013. The index intended to show how Idaho legislators voted on the principles the Foundation seeks to promote. It measured each state legislator based on two tiers, which include whether legislators voted for or against bills that would create or eliminate government agencies, programs, and regulations, and bills that would impact the free market in a positive or negative way. Scores ranged from the highest possible score for members of the state Senate (194 points) and for members of the state House (180 points). A higher score indicated that the legislator voted more in favor of the values supported by the Foundation. Sims received a score of 134 points in the 2013 index, ranking 2nd out of 70 members of the Idaho House of Representatives that were evaluated for the study.
Sims has two children.
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- Idaho House of Representatives
- House Committees
- Idaho State Legislature
- Idaho state legislative districts
- House website
- Campaign Twitter account
- Sims's LinkedIn profile
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Idaho Secretary of State, "Official candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
- Idaho Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed June 12, 2014
- Idaho Secretary of State, "2012 primary election results," accessed May 15, 2012
- Idaho Secretary of State – Elections Division, "November 6, 2012 General Election Results," accessed December 27, 2012
- Idaho Secretary of State, "Official 2010 General election results," accessed April 16, 2014
- Follow The Money, "2010 campaign contributions," accessed April 16, 2014
- Idaho Freedom Foundation, "2013 Freedom Index," accessed August 19, 2013
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