|New York State Assembly District 121|
|2011 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Bachelor's||State University of New York at Buffalo, 1998|
|Master's||Lee University, 2005 |
Lee University, 2006
Miller began his political career by working on the presidential campaign for Ronald Reagan. After gaining experience working on various campaigns, he founded a political campaign consulting firm. Internationally, he has worked as an unofficial adviser to leaders of the People's Republic of China. Outside of the political realm, Miller works as a Quality Manager for an engineering firm.
Miller earned his B.A. in political science from SUNY Buffalo in 1988, an M.A. in teaching and an M.A. enhancement in education administration from Lee University, Tennessee. He and his wife Tracy now have two daughters.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Miller served on the following committees:
- Aging Committee, New York State Assembly
- Banks Committee, New York State Assembly
- Cities Committee, New York State Assembly
- Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee, New York State Assembly
- Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee, New York State Assembly
- Labor Committee, New York State Assembly
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012
Miller ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 127. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. He was defeated by Albert A. Stirpe in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|New York State Assembly, District 127, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Albert A. Stirpe||56.6%||34,370|
|Republican||Donald Miller Incumbent||43.4%||26,349|
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010
Miller was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. After a close election, Miller defeated incumbent Albert Stirpe (D) in the general election on November 2. Stirpe conceded defeat after the unofficial count of absentee ballots gave Miller a 953 vote lead.
|New York State Assembly, District 121 2010|
|Donald Miller (R)||22,898|
|Albert Stirpe (D)||21,926|
In 2010, Miller raised a total of $78,216 in campaign contributions.
His five largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
|Republican Assembly Campaign Cmte of New York||$10,000|
|Miller, Patrick J||$7,800|
|Bregou, Louis P||$3,800|
Miller has a wife, Tracy.
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- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- State of New York, State Board of Elections, "Candidate List for the September 13, 2012, State Primary Election," accessed July 31, 2014
- State of New York, State Board of Elections, "Official September 13, 2012, Primary Results," accessed July 31, 2014
- State of New York, State Board of Elections, "Official Assembly Election Returns Nov. 6, 2012," accessed July 31, 2014
- Syracuse.com, "Incumbent Al Stirpe concedes defeat to Republican challenger Don Miller in 121st Assembly District race," November 19, 2010
- Follow the Money, "2010 campaign contributions," accessed August 1, 2014
|New York Assembly District 121
| Succeeded by|
William Magee (D)