A Little More About Scott Simms


The MP for Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame, Scott Simms has been re-elected. Scott Simms was born on August 12, 1969, in Bishop's Falls.

Before entering elected politics, Simms worked for The Weather Network, prior to which he had worked as a radio reporter in Gander and Grand Falls-Windsor.

He was elected in the 2004 election and beat out four other candidates.

Simms was re-elected on Jan. 23, 2006, beating Conservative candidate Aaron Hynes by approximately 5,000 votes.

On May 2, 2011, Simms was again re-elected, defeating Hynes in a re-match by approximately 9,200 votes, with a total of 17,895 votes in his riding.

Over the next several days we will highlight each elected Member of Parliament in Newfoundland and Labrador.