Jinny Sims

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Jinny Sims
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Shadow Minister for Employment
In office
August 13, 2013 – November 19, 2015
Leader Thomas Mulcair
Preceded by Chris Charlton
Succeeded by Karen Vecchio
Shadow Minister for Immigration
In office
April 19, 2012 – August 13, 2013
Leader Thomas Mulcair
Preceded by Don Davies
Succeeded by Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe
Shadow Minister for International Cooperation
In office
October 3, 2011 – April 18, 2012
Leader Nycole Turmel
Preceded by Hélène Laverdière
Succeeded by Romeo Saganash
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Newton—North Delta
In office
May 30, 2011 – October 19, 2015
Preceded by Sukh Dhaliwal
Succeeded by Sukh Dhaliwal
(Surrey—Newton)
Personal details
Born (1952-06-07) June 7, 1952 (age 64)
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Political party New Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Stephen Sims
Residence Surrey, British Columbia

Jinny Jogindera Sims (born June 7, 1952) is an Indian-born Canadian politician, who was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 2011 election.[1] She represented the electoral district of Newton—North Delta as a member of the New Democratic Party.

Sims emigrated from India to England at the age of nine. She earned a Bachelor of Education degree at the Victoria University of Manchester (now the University of Manchester). Sims moved to Canada in 1975.[2]

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015: Surrey—Newton
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Sukh Dhaliwal 24,869 55.98 +21.90
New Democratic Jinny Sims 11,604 26.12 -9.17
Conservative Harpreet Singh 6,976 15.70 -11.72
Green Pamela Sangha 975 2.2 -0.40
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,424 100.0     $197,640.76
Total rejected ballots
Turnout 44,424 68.55
Eligible voters 64,798
Liberal notional gain from New Democratic Swing +15.54
Source: Elections Canada[3][4]
Canadian federal election, 2011: Newton—North Delta
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Jinny Sims 15,413 33.42 +7.29
Liberal Sukh Dhaliwal 14,510 31.46 -4.96
Conservative Mani Kaur Fallon 14,437 31.30 +0.39
Green Liz Walker 1,520 3.30 -2.30
Independent Ravi S. Gill 123 0.27
Communist Sam Hammond 116 0.25 -0.02
Total valid votes/Expense limit 46,119 100.00
Total rejected ballots 294 0.63 +0.07
Turnout 46,413 62.59 +0.52
New Democratic gain from Liberal Swing +5.79

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