Jeff Farrington

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Jeff Farrington
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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$71,685/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. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Farrington earned his bachelor's degree in Business Administration and master's degree in Science of Management from Walsh College. His professional experience includes working as a small business owner.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Farrington's website highlighted 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."

Voting record details

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]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce
Energy and Technology
Financial Services
Tax Policy, Chair

2011-2012

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

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

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Farrington is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Farrington raised a total of $142,241 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 1, 2013.[4]

Jeff Farrington's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 30 Won $76,753
2010 Michigan State House, District 30 Won $65,488
Grand Total Raised $142,241

2012

Farrington won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Farrington raised a total of $76,753.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jeff Farrington's campaign in 2012
Farrington, Jeffry$11,000
Michigan Credit Union League$4,050
DTE Energy$4,000
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association$3,150
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$76,753
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Farrington won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Farrington raised a total of $65,488.

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