Justin Simmons was elected to the State House in November of 2010. He was the only person to defeat an incumbent in any 2010 primary election in the Pennsylvania legislature. In January of 2011, at age 24, Justin was the second youngest member ever sworn into the General Assembly.
Justin Simmons was reelected to a second term in November of 2012.
In November of 2014, Justin Simmons was reelected by a decisive margin of 61%-39%.
As State Representative, he has stated that he favors selling the state liquor stores and reducing the size of the state Legislature. He has also said he supports term limits, part-time status for members of the General Assembly and operating on a two-year budget cycle. Simmons has also promised to refuse per diems, a state-owned vehicle and a pension.