Joseph Miro

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Joseph Miro
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Delaware House of Representatives District 22
Incumbent
In office
1999 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 15
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$42,750/year
Per diem$7,334 annual expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sLincoln University
Master'sWest Chester University, 1975
Personal
Birthday07/15/1946
Place of birthMatanzas, Cuba
ProfessionPresident, Miro Diversified Services
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joseph Miro is a Republican member of the Delaware House of Representatives, representing the 22nd District since 1998. He served on the New Castle County Council from 1992-1998.

Miro is currently the President of Miro Diversified Services, and was a teacher in the Christina School District from 1970-2001.

He is a member of the Government Hispanic Council Board, Foxfire Civic Association, Knights of Columbus, and Holy Angels Church[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Delaware Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Education
Health & Human Development
Joint Finance

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Miro's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 2 - "increases the penalties for animal fighting, baiting, and attendance from a class F felony to a class E felony, and increases the penalties for being present where an exhibition of fighting and/or baiting is being prepared and knowing that the exhibition is about to take place"
  • HB 28 - "allows physician assistants and nurse practitioners to report to the Department of Motor Vehicles persons whose mental or physical conditions may interfere with the safe operation of a motor vehicle."
  • HB 40 - "enhances driving safety by establishing distracted driving standards and allowing mobile telephones to be used while operating a moving motor vehicle only when equipped with built-in speakers or a hands-free accessory"

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2012

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2012

Miro ran in the 2012 election for Delaware House of Representatives District 22. Miro defeated Nick T. Manolakos in the Republican primary on September 11, 2012 and defeated David Ellis in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 22, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Miro Incumbent 63.4% 8,333
     Democratic David Elllis 36.6% 4,803
Total Votes 13,136

2010

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2010

Miro won re-election to the 22nd District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. Miro defeated David E. Ellis (R) in the November 2, 2010 general election.[3]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 22
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Miro (R) 5,767 67.3%
David E. Ellis (D) 2,798 32.7%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Miro won re-election to the Delaware House of Representatives from Delaware's 22nd District, defeating Rebecca Young (D). Miro received 6,999 votes while Young received 3,585 votes.[4] Miro raised $26,575 for his campaign; Young raised $15,732.[5]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 22
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Miro (R) 6,999 66.1%
Rebecca Young (D) 3,585 33.9%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Miro raised $17,280 in contributions. [6]

No contributions to his campaign were of $1,000 or more.

2008

Below are Miro's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[7]

Contributor 2008 total
DE Supermarkets $800
DE Chiropractic Society $650
Intuit $600
Astrazeneca $600
DE State Chamber of Commerce $600

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Preceded by
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Delaware House District 22
1998–present
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