Kim Brimer


Kim Brimer

Infobox State Senator
honorific-prefix =
name = Kim Brimer
honorific-suffix =



state_senate = Texas
state = Texas
district = 10th
term_start =
preceded = [Chris Harris (Texas politician)|Chris Harris]
succeeded = Incumbent
state_house2 = Texas
district2 = 96th
term_start2 =1989
term_end2 =2003
preceded2 = Michael D. Millsap
succeeded2 = Bill Zedler
birth_date = birth date and age|1945|3|5
birth_place = Houston, Texas
death_date =
death_place =
nationality = American
spouse =
party = Republican
relations =
children =
residence = Fort Worth, Texas
alma_mater = B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
occupation =
profession =
religion =


website =
footnotes =

Kenneth Kimberlin “Kim” Brimer, Jr. (born 5 March 1945) [cite web
url = http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/general/senate/senateaddr.shtml
title = State Senate Candidates for 2002 General Election
accessdate = 2006-12-26
date = 2002-09-13
author = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)
] is a Republican member of the Texas Senate representing District 10. Brimer was born in Houston to Kenneth Kimberlin Brimer, Sr., and the former Louie Francis Hughes [cite web
url = http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/tx/harris/vitals/births/1945/harb0345.txt
title = Birth Certificate for Kenneth Kimberlin Brimer, Jr.
accessdate = 2006-12-19
date = 1945-03-05
format = Third party index of birth records for Harris County
publisher = [http://www.rootsweb.com Rootsweb.com]
author = Texas Department of State Health Services, Vital Records
] and earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Stephen F. Austin State University.

In July 2005, "Texas Monthly" magazine, in its article “The Best and Worst Legislators of 2005,” awarded Brimer an “Honorable Mention” for his resolution of the Senate deadlock over taxes. [cite news
first = Paul
last = Burka
authorlink = Paul Burka
coauthors = and Patricia Kilday Hart
title = The Best and Worst Legislators of 2005
url = http://www.texasmonthly.com/bestworst
format = subscription required
work = Texas Monthly
date = 2005-07
accessdate = 2006-01-29
]

Brimer is current chairperson of the Sunset Advisory Commission, the Legislative branch responsible for overseeing the continued need for state agencies.

Brimer is the cousin to late actor Trey Wilson.

Election history of Brimer from 2002. [Uncontested primary elections are not shown.]

Most recent election

2004

Election box begin
title=Texas general election, 2004: Senate District 10 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 2004 General Election | accessdate = 2007-01-03 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate with party link
party= Republican Party (US)
candidate = Kim Brimer (Incumbent)
votes = 156,831
percentage = 59.25
change = +0.55
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = Andrew B. Hill
votes = 107,853
percentage = 40.75
change = +0.82
Election box majority
votes = 48,978
percentage = 18.50
change = -0.28
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box hold with party link no swing
winner = Republican Party (US)

Previous elections

2002

Election box begin
title=Texas general election, 2002: Senate District 10 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 2002 General Election | accessdate = 2007-01-03 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate with party link
party= Republican Party (US)
candidate = Kim Brimer
votes = 101,511
percentage = 58.71
change = -41.29
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = Hal Ray
votes = 69,038
percentage = 39.93
change = +39.93
Election box candidate with party link
party= Libertarian Party (US)
candidate = John Paul Robinson
votes = 2,367
percentage = 1.37
change = +1.37
Election box majority
votes = 32,473
percentage = 18.78
change = -81.22
Election box turnout
votes = 172,916
percentage =
change = -7.68
Election box hold with party link no swing
winner = Republican Party (US)
Election box begin no party
title=Republican primary, 2002: Senate District 10 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 2002 Republican Party Primary Election | accessdate = 2007-01-03 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner = ✓
candidate = Kim Brimer
votes = 11,823
percentage = 62.88
change =
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner =
candidate = Karen “Kerry” Lundelius
votes = 6,979
percentage = 37.12
change =
Election box majority no party
votes = 4,844
percentage = 25.76
change =
Election box turnout no party
votes = 18,802
percentage =
change =

References

External links

2008 Challenger: [http://www.wendydavisforsenate.com Wendy Davis]
* [http://www.senate.state.tx.us/75r/senate/members/dist10/dist10.htm Senate of Texas - Senator Kim Brimer] official TX Senate website
* [http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=8345 Project Vote Smart - Senator Kenneth 'Kim' Brimer (TX)] profile
*"Follow the Money" - Kim Brimer
** [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83144 2006] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63821 2004] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=6239 2002] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=52393 2000] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=52079 1998] campaign contributions

###@@@KEY@@@###TXHouseSuccession box
district = 96
hometown = Fort Worth
title=Texas House of Representatives, District 96
before=Michael D. Millsap
after=Bill Zedler
years=1989–2003
town_note_marker = (1)
TXSenateSuccession box
district = 10
hometown = Fort Worth
before=Chris Harris
start=2003
s-ref|In the 72nd through 76th Legislatures (1991–2001), Brimer’s home was in Arlington

Persondata
NAME=Brimer, Kenneth K., Jr.
ALTERNATIVE NAMES=Brimer, Kim
SHORT DESCRIPTION=Fort Worth, Texas politician
DATE OF BIRTH=5 March 1945
PLACE OF BIRTH=Houston, Texas
DATE OF DEATH=
PLACE OF DEATH=


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