Who is Kim Klacik?
Kim Klacik (Kimberly Nicole Klacik nee Bray) is an American businesswoman and former political candidate. She was the Republican nominee for Maryland’s 7th Congressional District seat that was held by late Rep. Elijah Cummings losing the seat to Kweisi Mfume, a Democrat by more than 40 points in both the April 2020 special election and the November 2020 election. She is also Baltimore County Republican Committeewoman.
Kim won the Republican primary and faced the Democrat Kweisi Mfume in a special election on April 28, 2020, to fill the remainder of the term in the United States House of Representatives for Maryland’s 7th congressional district in the 116th U.S. Congress. Klacik received a popular vote of 38,102 (25.1%) losing to her opponent Kweisi who got a popular vote of 111,955 ( 73.8%).
Kwesi is the former President and CEO of the NAACP and former U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 7th congressional district (1987–1996). For some time she worked as a stripper. And in 2013 she founded Potential Me, a non-profit that assists women with workforce development. In April 2022, she became a full-time midday host at Baltimore’s WBAL NewsRadio, Monday-Friday 10 am to 2 pm. Since July 2021, she had worked part-time for WBAL making regular weekly appearances on afternoon host Torrey Snow’s show. In November 2022, she left the station.
How Old Is Kim Klacik?
She is 41 years old as of February 2023, having been born on January 19, 1982, in Accokeek, Maryland, U.S. Kim Klacik shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Mac Miller (1992-2018), Dolly Parton, Jodie Sweetin, Brady Farrar, Shawn Johnson, and many more.
Kim Klacik Family
Who are Kim Klacik Parents?
She was born to James Bray (Father) and Katrina Bray (Mother). Her father died on February 21, 2019.
Does Kim Klacik have Siblings?
She has two siblings by the names of Corey Bray and Kyle Bray.
Kim Klacik Education
She received her education at Bowie State University from 2000 to 2002. However, she did not receive a degree. She pulled out of the institution after suffering from alopecia. After dropping out, she went on and transferred to the College of Southern Maryland to study hospitality administration and management.
Kim Klacik Marital Status
She is married to the love of her life Jeffrey Klacik (born on October 11, 1965). Her husband is a businessman and serves as the managing director of Klacik & Associates Inc. Company. They married on May 5, 2013, in Maryland. The couple lives in Middle River, Maryland.
Kim Klacik Kids
She and her husband Jeffrey Klacik have one kid. A daughter by the name of Olivia Ann Klacik (born on July 29, 2016).
Kim Klacik Height and Measurements
Her body measurements are not mentioned on the internet. But she stands at an average height and a moderate weight.
Kim Klacik Political Career
In 2018, she was elected to the Baltimore County Republican Central Committee. The following year Fox News called her a “Republican strategist”.
A Career in the April 2020 Special Election
She went on and ran in the special election for Maryland’s 7th Congressional District to replace Cummings who had died in October 2019. After winning the Republican primary, she faced Democrat nominee Kweisi Mfume in the special election. In the election, Kimberly received 25.1% of the votes and thus lost to Mfume who had 73.8%.
A Career in the November 2020 Election
She did not live in Maryland’s 7th District but promised to live there if elected. On June 2, 2020, she won the Republican primary. On August 18, 2020, her campaign released a viral video titled “Black Lives Don’t Matter to Democrats” which was filmed in a dilapidated area. Also, she criticized the Democratic leaders of Maryland’s 7th Congressional District. Citing Baltimore’s alleged notoriety as being among the most dangerous cities in America. The general election was conducted and Kim lost the election with 28% of the vote with Mfume’s 71.6%. She conceded the race to Mfume.
Kim Klacik Salary and Net Worth
Her salary and net worth are not mentioned on the internet. However, we project that she earns a decent salary and has accumulated a good net worth.