Phylis King

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Phylis K. King
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 18 Position B
In office
December 1, 2006 – December 1, 2018
Preceded byJulie Ellsworth
Succeeded byBrooke Green
Personal details
Born (1946-05-08) May 8, 1946 (age 73)
Ogden, Utah
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceBoise, Idaho
Alma materColorado State University
ProfessionCommercial photographer
Websiteking4idaho.com

Phylis K. King (born May 8, 1946 in Ogden, Utah)[1] is a Democratic Idaho State Representative since 2006 representing District 18 Seat B.[2]

Education[edit]

King graduated from Grand Junction High School and earned her bachelor's degree in microbiology from Colorado State University.[3]

Elections[edit]

On September 6, 2017 King announced that she will retire after the 2018 session of the Idaho Legislature.[4] Earlier that year, she endorsed Tommy Ahlquist and encouraged him to run as a Democrat in a public letter.[5][6][7]

2016[edit]

King was unopposed for both the Democratic primary[8] and the general election.[9]

2014[edit]

Unopposed for the Democratic primary.[10]

King defeated Domenico Gelsomino with 63.8% of the vote.[11]

2012[edit]

Unopposed for the Democratic primary.[12]

King defeated Brad R. Bolicek with 56.2% of the vote.[13]

2010[edit]

Unopposed for the Democratic primary.[14]

King won the general election with 6,886 votes (53.8%) against Trevor Grigg (R).[15]

2008[edit]

Unopposed for the Democratic primary.[16]

King won the three-part general election with 9,564 votes (50.9%) against Republican nominee Becky Young and Libertarian nominee James Oyler.[17]

2006[edit]

Unopposed for the Democratic primary, King won with 940 votes.[18]

King won the general election with 7,240 votes (52.53%) against Julie Ellsworth.[19]

Ellsworth later returned to the Idaho House of Representatives in the District 18 A seat, with the two serving together.

2004[edit]

King won the May 25, 2004, Democratic primary with 493 votes (53.82%) against Cara Walker.[20]

Turnout increased by over 4,000 but King lost to Ellsworth in the November 2, 2004, general election.[21]

2002[edit]

Unopposed for the Democratic primary.[22]

King lost the general election to incumbent Republican Representative Julie Ellsworth.[23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "House Membership: Phylis K. King". Boise, Idaho: Idaho Legislature. Retrieved July 9, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Representative Phylis K. King's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved July 9, 2012.
  3. ^ "About Phylis". king4idaho.com. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  4. ^ "Boise Rep. King to retire after next year; endorses Brooke Green to replace her". Spokesman.com. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  5. ^ https://www.usnews.com/news/idaho/articles/2017-02-25/idaho-democrat-says-gop-businessman-should-switch-parties
  6. ^ http://www.ktvb.com/news/politics/ahlquist-humbled-by-the-opportunity-to-run-for-idaho-governor/416261362
  7. ^ http://magicvalley.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/boise-developer-announces-gov-run/article_169d3c34-3f84-5b12-9532-d5c60728caa7.html
  8. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-26.
  9. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-26.
  10. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Archived from the original on 2014-11-08. Retrieved 2017-04-26.
  11. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Archived from the original on 2016-12-20. Retrieved 2017-04-26.
  12. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 9, 2012.
  13. ^ "2012 General Results Legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-26.
  14. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2010 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 9, 2012.
  15. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2010 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 9, 2012.
  16. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 27, 2008 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 9, 2012.
  17. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 4, 2008 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 9, 2012.
  18. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 23, 2006 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 9, 2012.
  19. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 7, 2006 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 9, 2012.
  20. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2004 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 9, 2012.
  21. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2004 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 9, 2012.
  22. ^ "2002 Primary Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  23. ^ "2002 General Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-25.

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