Gary Collins

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Gary Collins
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Idaho House of Representatives District 12B
Incumbent
In office
2000-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2012
Years in position 14
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$16,116/year
Per diem$122/day outside Boise, $49/day otherwise
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 19, 1942
Place of birthBoise, ID
ProfessionInsurance Broker
ReligionLDS
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Gary Collins (b. September 19, 1942) is a Republican member of the Idaho House of Representatives, representing District 12B since 2000. Collins was re-elected in November of 2010 with his current term expiring in 2012.

Collins earned his high school diploma from Kuna High School in 1960.

In addition to being a representative, Collins is an insurance broker. Collins was also a former small business owner.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Collins served on the following committees:

Idaho Committee Assignments, 2013
Revenue and Taxation, Chair
Business

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Collins served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Collins served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Idaho House of Representatives elections, 2012

Collins won re-election in the 2012 election for Idaho House of Representatives. Due to redistricting, he ran in District 13B. He was unopposed in the Republican primary and was also unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

Idaho House of Representatives, District 13B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGary Collins Incumbent 100% 13,051
Total Votes 13,051

2010

See also:Idaho House of Representatives elections, 2010

Collins won re-election to District Seat 12B in 2010 against Democrat Melissa Sue Robinson. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 25th. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Idaho House of Representatives, District 12B (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Gary Collins (R) 5,970 72.2%
Melissa Sue Robinson (D) 2,300 27.8%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Gary Collins won re-election to the Idaho House of Representatives District 12B receiving 65.5% of the vote (8,352 votes), ahead of Democrat Sunny Freeman who received 34.5% of the vote (4,401 votes).[4]

Idaho House of Representatives, District 12B (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Gary Collins (R) 8,352 65.5%
Sunny Freeman (D) 4,401 34.5%


Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Collins was up for re-election, he collected $17,260 in donations.[5]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Idaho House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Gary Collins's campaign in 2010
Canyon County Republican Central Cmte$2,000
Micron Technology$1,000
Anheuser-Busch$800
Phrma$550
Idaho Farm Bureau$500
Total Raised in 2010 $17,260

2008

In 2008, Collins raised $19,955.

Listed below are those who contributed the most to his campaign. [6]


Donor Amount
Canyon County Republican Central CMTE $2,000
Citigroup $1,000
Idaho Republican Party $1,000
Idaho Association of Realtors $1,000

District 12-B

Collins represents Seat B in Idaho House District 12. District 12 includes the central portion of Canyon County[7].

Personal

Gary is married to Ann Collins. They have six children and reside in Nampa, Idaho.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Idaho House of Representatives District 12B
2000–2012
Succeeded by
Rick D. Youngblood (R)