|Florida State Senate District 10|
|November 17, 2014|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||2 terms (8 years)|
|Florida House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||Tennessee Technological University (1974)|
|J.D.||Vanderbilt Law School (1977)|
|Birthday||June 13, 1952|
|Place of birth||Nashville, TN|
|Profession||Managing partner, financial firm|
Simmons is the financial managing partner of de Beaubien, Knight, Simmons, Mantzaris & Neal, LLP, a central Florida law firm. He previously served as a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 2000 to 2008. He completed his bachelor's at Tennessee Technological University and earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt Law School.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Simmons served on the following committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Banking and Insurance, Chair|
|• Criminal Justice|
|• Governmental Oversight and Accountability|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Simmons served on these committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2011|
- See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2012
Simmons won re-election in the 2012 election for Florida State Senate District 22. Simmons ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated Leo Cruz (D) and James Patrick Adamczyk (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Florida State Senate, District 10, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||David Simmons Incumbent||55.5%||117,784|
|Independent||James Patrick Adamczyk||0%||5|
- See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2010
Simmons won election to the 22nd district. He did not have any opposition in the August 24 primary and was unopposed in the November 2 general election.
Additionally, his homepage states, "none of my opponents qualified for Senate District 22 by the noon deadline on June 18. Therefore, I am the unopposed candidate for State Senate District 22 and will not appear on the election ballot. I will take office on November 3, 2010, and be sworn in as your Senator on November 16, 2010.
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, a year in which Simmons was up for re-election, he collected $282,312 in donations.
His four largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Florida Chamber Of Commerce||$3,000|
|Hospital Corp Of America||$2,000|
|Florida Institute Of CPAS||$1,500|
|Southern Gardens Citrus Holding Corp||$1,500|
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- Florida Senate Passes Bill To Overhaul Citizens Insurance - WLRN
- Florida Enacts A New Revised Limited Liability Company Act - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
- Senate ready to act on 'parent trigger' - The Florida Current
- Gilway: Post-session Citizens is best ever - Sun-Sentinel
- Florida Senate Passes Citizens Insurance Overhaul - ClaimsJournal.com
- News in brief: Legislative action Wednesday in the capital - Naples Daily News
- Senate Insurance chairman floats special session on PIP - Sun-Sentinel
- On Paid Sick Days, Will Gov. Rick Scott Side With Moms or Mickey Mouse? - PR Watch
- 9 Investigates lawmaker accountability - WFTV Orlando
- Senate sends local pre-emption bill back to House - The Florida Current
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Simmons has two children.
- David Simmons campaign website
- Senate website
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- David Simmons on Facebook
Ronda Storms (R)
|Florida Senate District 10
| Succeeded by|
|Florida Senate District 22
| Succeeded by|