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Kathleen Sims

A candidate for State Representative, Position B, Republican Primary, Idaho Legislative District 4 in the 2016 Idaho Primary, May 17

Party: Republican

City: Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Occupation: Owns car dealership

Owner of the Coeur d’Alene Honda dealership and a former county Republican Party chair, Sims is seeking a fourth term in the House. She earlier served a term in the Senate after being appointed, but lost to then-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. Sims also serves on the Judiciary and State Affairs committees. She is a Rotarian and a board member of the Idaho Auto Dealers. A Spokane native, Sims graduated from North Idaho Junior College in accounting. She served on the Idaho Human Rights Commission; and has two daughters and four grandchildren.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Paul Amador (R) 1,540 51.99%
Kathleen Sims (R) 1,422 48.01%

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