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Chris Fillios

A candidate for Council Seat No. 2, City of Coeur d'Alene in the 2013 Nov. 5 Idaho General Election

Party: Republican

Age: 70

City: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Occupation: Realtor and residential appraiser

Chris has served on the Eastside Highway District board since 2007. He ran unsuccessfully for Coeur d'Alene City Council in 2013.

He and his wife Linda have been married 44 years and moved to Kootenai County in 2000. They have two children and two grandchildren.

Chris has a bachelor's degree in science from The City College of New York and a Master of Arts degree from New York University. He was in the New York Army National Guard from 1970-1975, in the artillery.

He worked in telecommunications and high tech for AT&T, Rockwell-Collins and Digital Equipment Corp., and a venture start-up before moving into real estate. In 1990, he published "Cutting Through The Mortgage Jungle."  He also was a sales manager for ACRAnet (Credit Bureau Services) in Spokane. Now he is a Realtor with Tomlinson Sotheby’s International Realty.

Chris has volunteer with the Kootenai Humane Society, the area's juvenile probation program, Elder Help and the Coeur d'Alene Chamber of Commerce.

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Chris Fillios, 64, is a real estate agent and residential appraiser who serves as a commissioner for the East Side Highway District. He has more than 20 years of experience as a sales and marketing manager and previously worked for AT&T and Rockwell International. Fillios lists as his top issues accountability at City Hall, transparency in city government and respect for taxpayers.

Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Amy Evans () 4,799 58.08 %
Chris Fillios (R) 3,464 41.92 %

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