Michael Ferro

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Michael Ferro
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 4
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWest Liberty State College
Master'sWest Virginia University
Personal
BirthdayApril 19, 1951
Place of birthMiami, Florida
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Michael T. Ferro (b. April 19, 1951) is a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 4. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Ferro earned his B.A. from West Liberty State College and his M.A. from West Virginia University. His professional experience includes working as a teacher and coach.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ferro served on the following committees:

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Constitutional Revision, Vice Chair
Enrolled Bills
Interstate Cooperation
Judiciary
Senior Citizen Issues
Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security
Children, Juveniles and Other Issues
Infrastructure
Interstate Cooperation
Judiciary

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ferro served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ferro served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2014

Elections for the office of West Virginia House of Delegates will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 13, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 25, 2014. Incumbent Mike Ferro and Dave Hall defeated David Sidiropolis in the Democratic primary. Incumbent David A. Evans and Ron Morris were unopposed in the Republican primary. Ferro will face Hall, Evans, and Morris in the general election.[2][3]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 4 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Ferro Incumbent 42.3% 2,312
Green check mark transparent.pngDave Hall 32.2% 1,760
David Sidiropolis 25.6% 1,400
Total Votes 5,472

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Ferro ran for re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 4. Ferro and David Sidiropolis defeated Keith Hughes and Rj Smith in the May 8 primary election. He and David A. Evans defeated David Sidiropolis in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Ferro Incumbent 39.1% 8,697
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid A. Evans 31.2% 6,927
     Democratic David Sidiropolis 29.7% 6,610
Total Votes 22,234
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 4 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Ferro Incumbent 41.3% 3,383
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Sidiropolis 31.4% 2,571
Keith Hughes 21.3% 1,749
R.J. Smith 6% 493
Total Votes 8,196

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Ferro was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 4. He was one of two candidates running for the two District 4 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010, general election. Since only the two top vote-getters were elected, they were each essentially unopposed.[7][8]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 4 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Varner (D) 7,557 52.29%
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Ferro (D) 6,894 47.71%
West Virginia State Senate, District 4 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Garrison Varner (D) 3,563 46.24%
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Thomas Ferro (D) 3,317 43.04%

2008

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2008

In 2008, Ferro was elected to the West Virginia House District 4. Ferro (D) finished with 6,949 votes. He finished behind Scott Verner (D) who had 8,689 votes and ahead of Ronald Morris (R) with 5,215 votes and R.E. Hartley (I) with 3,102 votes.[9] Ferro raised $25,590 for his campaign fund.[10]

West Virginia House District 4
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Varner (D) 8,689
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Ferro (D) 6,949
Ronald Morris (R) 5,215
R.E. Hartley (I) 3,102

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ferro is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Ferro raised a total of $78,227 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 25, 2013.[11]

Michael Ferro's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 West Virginia State House, District 4 Won $33,863
2010 West Virginia State House, District 4 Won $18,774
2008 West Virginia State House, District 4 Won $25,590
Grand Total Raised $78,227

2012

Ferro won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2012. During that election cycle, Ferro raised a total of $33,863.
West Virginia House of Delegates 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Ferro's campaign in 2012
West Virginia AFL-CIO$2,000
American Electric Power$1,500
West Virginia Building & Construction Trades Council$1,500
West Virginia Education Association$1,250
West Virginia Regional Council of Carpenters$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$33,863
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Ferro won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2010. During that election cycle, Ferro raised a total of $18,774.

2008

Ferro won election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2008. During that election cycle, Ferro raised a total of $25,590.

Personal

Ferro and his wife, Roseann Warsinky, have three children: Brett, Christopher, and Adam.[1]

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