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  |Tenure = January 1. 2011-Present
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  |First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
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  |Term limits = 3 terms
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
  |Next election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jeff Farrington''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing the 30th District since January 1, 2011.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jeff Farrington''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 30 since January 1, 2011.
  
 
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Farrington has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Farrington served on these committees:
 
* [[Banking and Financial Services Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Banking and Financial Services]]
 
* [[Banking and Financial Services Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Banking and Financial Services]]
 
* [[Commerce Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Commerce]]
 
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Revision as of 18:37, 2 January 2013

Jeff Farrington
JeffFarrington.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 30
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sWalsh College, 1988
Master'sWalsh College, 1993
Personal
ProfessionCo-Founder, Dynamic Recruiters, Inc.
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jeff Farrington is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 30 since January 1, 2011.

Farrington is a small business owner.

Farrington graduated from Walsh College with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration as well as a Master's degree in the Science of Management.

Issues

Campaign Themes

Farrington's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Job Creation

  • Excerpt:"Through a tax code and regulatory system that doesn't pick winners and losers - but allows all to invest, compete and hire."

Focus On Education

  • Excerpt:"This doesn't just mean throwing money at the problem (though proper funding is imperative), it means setting up K-12 to recognize the importance of an education directed toward skilled trades as well as a four year degree."

Infrastructure

  • Excerpt:"My perspective is that government should not be all things to all people. The role of governments should be focused on public safety, education, caring for the most unfortunate in society and infrastructure."

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Jeff Farrington endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Farrington won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 30. He defeated M. Shallal in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Joseph Bogdan (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 30, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Farrington Incumbent 53.3% 18,160
     Democratic Joseph Bogdan 46.7% 15,943
Total Votes 34,103


Michigan House of Representatives, District 30 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Farrington Incumbent 86.8% 5,109
M. Shallal 13.2% 775
Total Votes 5,884

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Farrington won election to the District 30 Seat in 2010. He defeated David Bocek and Michael Shallal in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Ken Lampar (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 30 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jeff Farrington (R) 15,732
Ken Lampar (D) 12,502

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Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Farrington raised $65,488 in contributions. [4]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
House Rep Campaign Cmte $11,475
Michigan Republican Party $5,000
Farrington, Jeffry $4,000
Farrington, Jeffry $3,975

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

  • Assistant Floor Majority Leader

Campaign Contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Scorecards

Tea Party Scorecard

The Independent Tea Party Patriots, a Michigan Tea Party group, grades the votes of this and every other Michigan legislator on “core tea party issues” in a regularly-updated scorecard. 100% is considered an ideal rating.[5]

January 2011 - March 2012

Jeff Farrington received a 77% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[5]

Personal

Farrington and his wife Diana have two children.

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Tory Rocca (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 30
2011–present
Succeeded by
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