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Jimmy Farris

A candidate for U.S. Representative (Dem), Idaho Congressional District 1 in the 2012 Idaho Primary

Party: Democrat

City: Meridian, Idaho

Occupation: Retired NFL football player, former sports broadcaster

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Jimmy Farris (D) 5,355 53.15%
Cynthia Clinkingbeard (D) 4,721 46.85%

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