Gary (Gary) Simmons (D-12b)

State Delegate Gary Simmons

Gary (Gary) Simmons (D-12b)
Email - Web Site

Capitol: 410.841.3581
FAX: 410.946.5080
District: 301.580.2860
Room 152 Lowe House Office Building 6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1912
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1912

Committee Assignments

Committee Assignments


A native of Savannah Georgia, Gary moved to Amityville, New York at 12 years old, to be raised by his Aunt Rose and Uncle Jimmy along with their three children. Not only did they teach Gary valuable life skills, but they also taught him the value of serving his community wherever help is needed. His first youth internship was with his local county legislator's office. It was during that experience Gary decided to pursue political science. Upon completion of high school, he enrolled at Tuskegee University to study political science and criminal justice. Upon his return to New York, he put his education from Tuskegee immediately to use and worked for the Suffolk County New York Board of Elections, Suffolk County Probation Office, and the United States Attorney's Office (New York Eastern District) Weed and Seed joint law enforcement task force and anti-crime program as their Program Director In 2006, Gary relocated to Maryland to start his family and began his career as a Special Police Officer with the Department of Defense at Bolling Air Force Base and later Andrews Air Force base 316th security forces squadron (SPO) also as Program manager and (SPO's) Captain at the United States Publishing Office in Washington DC before retiring in 2017. Upon retirement, he worked as a temporary staff assistant at Lindale Middle School in Linthicum, Maryland. Gary desires to serve citizens of Anne Arundel County in a larger capacity. His three key areas of focus are- Education, Environment, and our local Economy. Of course, he looks forward in getting out into our community to learn and advocate for issues that are most important to citizens.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2022    Next Election: 2026
Counties Representing