Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Republican incumbent Farrington and Democrat Bogdan's names will appear on the November ballot.
Republican incumbent Representative Jeff Farrington and Democratic candidate Joseph Bogdan will advance to the General Election on Nov. 6 for the 30th District House seat. Farrington beat out Republican opponent M Shallal, by garnering 86.6% or 5,109 votes against Shallal's 775 votes or 13.2%. "The outcome was well beyond what I was expecting. I was expecting victory. That was a pretty resounding victory," Farrington said. Bogdan beat Democrat Nick Najjar for the spot; he received 59.9% or 2,202 votes against Najjar's 1,475 or 40.1%. "I take nothing for granted but I feel confident. I won't let down my guard and I'll work hard to make sure people know what I stand for between now and November," said Farrington. District 30 represents …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Here's your chance to sit and talk with Utica State Rep. Jeff Farrington.
District 30 State Rep. Jeff Farrington wants to meet with you. Farrington will be holding public office hours March 26 at the Sterling Heights Public Library Programming Center from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The center is located at 40255 Dodge Park Road in Sterling Heights. In December 2011, Farrington introduced controversial House Bill 5223, which called for drug tests to be used to determine eligibility for welfare benefits. Farrington will meet with residents to discuss the bill and state and local issues of interest. No appointments are necessary to meet with Farrington. Residents unable meet Farrington can contact him with questions or concerns by emailing JeffFarrington@house.mi.gov or by calling (517) 373-7768.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Utica Rep. Jeff Farrington takes a polar plunge to raise money for Special Olympics of Michigan.
If your answer is "yes," you're among the supporters who contributed to Utica Rep. Jeff Farrington's campaign to raise money for Special Olympics of Michigan. Farrington, along with 20 other state legislators, took the plunge into a cold pool on the Capitol steps in Lansing on Feb. 23. During the first Legislative Polar Plunge, organizers raised more than $20,000 for Special Olympics of Michigan. Editor's Note: Thanks to Rep. Farrington for supplying Patch with this photo - which is an instant classic.