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Kathleen Sims

A candidate for State Representative, Pos. B, Idaho Legislative District 4 in the 2010 Idaho General Election

Party: Republican

City: Coeur d’Alene

Occupation: Owns car dealership

Owner of the Coeur d’Alene Honda dealership and a former county Republican Party chair, seeking a third term in the House. She earlier served a term in the Senate after being appointed, but lost to Sen. John Goedde, R-Coeur d’Alene, when redistricting pushed the two Republicans into the same district as she sought re-election. A critic of urban renewal laws and of the local redevelopment agency, she is vice chair of the House Local Government Committee.

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Paula Marano Democrat

Last updated: Nov. 3, 10:40 a.m. Election results

CandidateVotesPct
Kathleen Sims (R) 7,242 58.07%
Paula Marano (D) 5,230 41.93%
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Christie: Sims Mis-States The Facts

In today’s CdA Press, NIC Trustee Christie Wood refutes claims made by Rep. Kathy Sims in a recent column: “The Education Corridor represents the greatest step forward, to date, in bringing the opportunity for higher education to North Idaho taxpayers. To allege that highly reputable… Read more

Sims Targets Urban Renewal Law

Some legislators are looking to deal with budgets, taxes, and spending, while one from north Idaho – Rep.Kathy Sims, R-Coeur d’Alene – wants to reform urban renewal districts. Others, like Sen. Steve Vick, R-Hayden, Rep. Jim Guthrie, R-McCammon, and Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Hayden Lake, want… Read more

HBO Poll: Marano Over Sims In HD4B

Tuesday Poll: Democrat Paula Marano easily beat Republican Kathy Sims in the straw poll here for Hucks Nation’s choice in the House District 4B race. Marano pulled 100 of 166 (60%) votes to best Sims, who had 61 of 166 (37%) votes. 5 of 166… Read more

Marano’s Warchest Bigger Than Sims’

Demo Paula Marano had a slight advantage over Repub Kathy Sims in fund-raising, according to campaign finance reports filed last week. Marano raised $17,352, including a $2500 loan to her campaign, to Sims’ $16,135 for the calendar year through Oct. 10. Marano has spent $11,061… Read more

Sims, Marano Differ On LCDC

It’s always hard to get something out of candidate debates that using a format like the League of Women Voters did Wednesday night. Brief opening. A coupla questions that may or may not be of interest. Little interaction between candidates. Then short closing remarks. It… Read more

Idaho House District 4B race

An open legislative seat is up for grabs in Coeur d’Alene, with the retirement of four-term Rep. George Sayler, D-Coeur d’Alene; Democrat Paula Marano and Republican Kathy Sims are facing off for the seat. Read more

Stapilus: Sims Likely To Win Sayler Seat

The race for House seat 4B, now held by Democrat George Sayler, maybe ought to have been mentioned here as the House seat most likely to be taken over by the opposing party – by a Republican, Kathy Sims. It was left off because the… Read more

Thar She Blows

An awning or a gazebo has blown from Kathy Sims’ Coeur d’Alene Honda dealership on Seltice Way over the back fence @ M/P 10, coming to rest alongside the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90. Patrol officers are worried that the awning or gazebo might blow… Read more