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Cindy Agidius

Cindy Agidius

American congresswoman in Idaho
Cindy Agidius
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Intro American congresswoman in Idaho
Is Politician
From United States of America
Type Politics
Gender female
Birth Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Politics Republican Party
University of Idaho
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Cindy Agidius was a one-term Republican Idaho State Representative, serving from 2012 to 2014

Early life

Agidius was born in Spokane, Washington. Agidius grew up in Wallace, Idaho, graduating from Wallace High School.


Agidius attended the University of Idaho.


Agidius was a realtor in Moscow, Idaho.

Agidius was a staffer for United States Senators Dirk Kempthorne and Mike Crapo.

On November 6, 2012, Agidius won the election and became a Republican member of Idaho House of Representatives for District 5 seat A. Agidius defeated Paulette Jordan with 50.3% of the votes. On November 4, 2014, as an incumbent, Agidius lost the election for District 5 seat A. Agidius was defeated by Paulette Jordan with 51.8% of the votes. Agidius lost by 524 votes.

Agidius is a member of the Latah County Board of Realtors and the Moscow Chamber of Commerce.

She served on the Latah County Planning Commission.

Agidius was the state director of the Idaho Women's Commission during Kempthorne's tenure as governor.

House Republican Caucus Communications Director

After her defeat from the House of Representatives, Agidius was hired by the House Republican Caucus as its communications director for the 2015 Legislative Session. House Minority Leader John Rusche of Lewiston asked Speaker Scott Bedke for her removal from the position, alleging that Agidius was abusing her role as communications director by 'harassing' and 'spying' on her former opponent Representative Paulette Jordan. Agidius took a photograph of Jordan swiveling in her chair when U.S. Senator Jim Risch addressed the Idaho House of Representatives, which Agidius saw as disrespectful, and criticized Jordan on Facebook for missing a committee vote on a concealed weapons bill, a comment which was later removed. Agidius remained as communications director and responded to the allegations, "In my opinion, a problem never existed. I have enough to do here without worrying about what Paulette's doing. There have been a few instances when I've seen her do things she said she wouldn't do. Those are things I may store and remember, if I choose to run again." Agidius did not challenge Jordan in 2016.

Election history

Year Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct
2012 Primary Cindy Agidius 2,638 100%
2012 General Cindy Agidius 10,083 50.3% Paulette Jordan 9,960 49.7%
2014 Primary Cindy Agidius (incumbent) 1,945 100%
2014 General Cindy Agidius 6,847 48.2% Paulette Jordan 7,371 51.8%

Personal life

Agidius' husband is Paul. They have four children. Agidius and her family live in Moscow, Idaho.

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