A teacher for much of her career, Shelly Simonds knows firsthand the needs of students and those in the community. She also knows the importance of every single vote: She previously ran for this district in 2017, an election that was ultimately decided by random draw. Shelly plans to continue her life’s work of pushing for higher teacher pay, a stronger economy, and quality healthcare.
- An educator by training and a fierce supporter of public education
- Served on her local school board and fought for students and teachers in her district
- Critical flip district that came down to a tie in 2017