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Encyclopedia > Mike Ferguson (New Jersey)

Michael A. Ferguson (born June 22, 1970 in Ridgewood, New Jersey) has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives for New Jersey's 7th Congressional District (map) since 2001. Ferguson is currently the youngest member of the New Jersey Congressional delegation. Ferguson originally sought office in the 6th Congressional District in 1998, where he was defeated by Rep. Frank Pallone. Ferguson moved to the 7th district where he was successfully elected. June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Map highlighting Ridgewoods location within Bergen County. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. This photograph shows a rare glimpse of the four vote tallying boards (the blackish squares across the top), which display each members name and vote as... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... New Jerseys Seventh Congressional District is currently represented by Republican Mike Ferguson. ... U.S. Congressional districts are determined after each census. ... New Jerseys Sixth Congressional District is currently represented by Democrat Frank Pallone. ... Frank Pallone Jr. ...


Ferguson attended the Delbarton School, the University of Notre Dame and has an M.P.A. from Georgetown University. Delbarton School is a private all-male Roman Catholic college preparatory school in Morris Township, New Jersey, educating students from 7th to 12th grade. ... The University of Notre Dame is a leading Roman Catholic institution of higher learning located in Notre Dame, Indiana, immediately northeast of South Bend, Indiana, United States. ... The Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) historically has been a professional Masters degree that provides training in public policy, project and program implementation—that is, public management. ... Georgetown University is a private university in the United States. ...


Ferguson's voting record is conservative by New Jersey Republican standards, but moderate by national ones aside from abortion, which he strongly opposes.


He is the grandson of Irish emigrants and is a devout Catholic. He volunteered as a teacher at a private Catholic high school, worked as a part time instructor at a community college, and served as Executive Director of the Catholic Campaign for America before running for Congress.


In June 2003, after a three year dispute with the Federal Election Commission (FEC), Congressman Ferguson agreed to pay $210,000 for a loan which he made to his campaign during his first election of $525,000 from a trust established for the Congressman by his parents. The FEC claimed that this loan from the trust equated to a gift from his parents. According to Federal law, the cap on personal contributions from an individual to a candidate is capped at $25,000 per election cycle. The fine was one of the highest ever paid to the FEC. Ferguson maintained that he did nothing wrong.[1] The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is an independent regulatory agency created in 1975 by Congress to administer and enforce campaign finance legislation in the United States. ...


Ferguson received the third most money of all recipients of former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay's ARMPAC campaign contributions. DeLay is being prosecuted on charges of felony money laundering of campaign finances and conspiracy to launder money. To date, Ferguson has not offered to return any of the $54,403 he received from DeLay or ARMPAC, despite calls from Democrats to do so.[2][3] The Majority Leader of the United States House of Representatives acts as the leader of the party that has a majority control of the seats in the house (currently at least 218 of the 435 seats). ... Thomas Dale The Hammer DeLay (born April 8, 1947) is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Sugar Land, Texas, the former House Majority Leader, and a prominent member of the Republican Party. ... Americans for a Republican Majority also ARMPAC, a Political Action Committee formed by former Republican House Majority Leader Tom DeLay. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ...


Ferguson received an "F" on the Drum Major Institute's 2005 Congressional Scorecard on middle-class issues[4]. The Drum Major Institute for Public Policy is a non-partisan, non-profit policy institute founded during the civil rights movement. ...


References

  1. ^ Ferguson to pay $210K fine for violating federal campaign finance laws PoliticsNJ.com June 13, 2003
  2. ^ Contributions from ARMPAC to 109th Members of Congress, 1994-2006 Campaign for America's Future
  3. ^ Contributions from Tom DeLay to Mike Ferguson by date and amount - Dump Mike September 30, 2005
  4. ^ Congress at the Midterm: Their 2005 Middle-Class Record, accessed June 28, 2006

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New Jersey Congressional Delegation currently serving in the United States Congress
Senators : Frank Lautenberg (D), Robert Menendez (D)
Representative(s) : Dist 1: Robert E. Andrews (D), Dist 2: Frank A. LoBiondo (R), Dist 3: H. James Saxton (R), Dist 4: Christopher H. Smith (R), Dist 5: Scott Garrett (R), Dist 6: Frank Pallone Jr. (D), Dist 7: Michael Ferguson (R), Dist 8: William J. Pascrell Jr. (D), Dist 9: Steven R. Rothman (D), Dist 10: Donald M. Payne (D), Dist 11: Rodney P. Frelinghuysen (R), Dist 12: Rush D. Holt Jr. (D), Dist 13: vacant

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