Jeff Farrington

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Jeff Farrington
Michigan House of Representatives District 30
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 4
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Bachelor'sWalsh College, 1988
Master'sWalsh College, 1993
ProfessionCo-Founder, Dynamic Recruiters, Inc.
Office website
Campaign website
Jeff Farrington is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 30th District 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.


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."


  • 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


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

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



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Farrington defeated M. Shallal in the Democratic primary on August 7. The general election is November 6.[3]

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


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


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


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Farrington has been appointed to these committees:


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

  • Assistant Floor Majority Leader

Campaign Contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State


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]


Farrington and his wife Diana have two children.

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Preceded by
Tory Rocca
Michigan House of Representatives District 30
Succeeded by