Mike Delph is a 52-years-old American Lawyer from the United States of America. his estimated net worth is $1 Million to $5 Million Approx. Jump into read his life Facts, Wikipedia and biographies Details
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Delph is known for his immigration legislation and his support for an Indiana Constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriages and civil unions. He is frequently mentioned and has shown interest in representing Indiana in statewide office or in US Congress. On November 6, 2018, Delph lost reelection in the State Senate to J. D. Ford.
Delph again faced Ford when he sought reelection for the fourth time in 2018. After winning the Republican primary, he was defeated in the general election, the only Republican State Senate casualty of the night.
Indiana State Senate, District 29, Election Results, November 6, 2018
“Picture Mike Delph on the high dive,” Ross wrote, “toes curled around the edge of the diving board, bouncing gently, and looking down into the deep, deep waters far below. That’s where he stands on diving into the 2016 U.S. Senate race.”
In 2015, talk increased about a possible Delph run for the U.S. Senate.
In November 2014, Delph successfully stood for reelection against Democrat J.D. Ford. Initially, both candidates ran unopposed in their respective May primaries. J.D. Ford was a gay candidate who opposed Delph’s stand on same-sex marriage. Delph’s Twitter communication about an internal debate within the Republican caucus about recognition of same-sex unions in Indiana, which was the proposal for a state constitutional amendment passed in altered form during the 2014, provided publicity about his reelection with Ford.
Indiana State Senate, District 29, Election Results, November 4, 2014
According to Indiana’s constitutional amendment process, two consecutive elected legislatures must pass the same amendment before it is sent to voters. When Republicans raised the issue with HJR-3 in 2014, Delph became a prominent spokesperson for passage in the media pushing for statewide vote.
During a public debate over Twitter about his support for an amendment that would ban same-sex marriage by constitution in 2014, Delph said his brother Stephen is a homosexual. His brother conducted interviews and said he disagreed with his brother on the amendment but said all his brothers had always been supportive. Stephen said Mike even suggested he date an old college friend; Senator Delph said he was not a matchmaker but encouraged his brother to seek out positive friends.
In 2014, Delph made what was called in Indiana “the tweet heard around the world” about the defeat of HJR-3 in a form social conservatives wanted to move to voters in the fall.
During the 2014 session, Delph was sanctioned by State Senate President Pro Tem David Long for “bluntly speaking his mind” about what he perceived as Long’s and other party leaders’ mishandling of the same-sex marriage amendment. Delph also said in a press conference that he tweeted information from the Senate floor based on his own vote count. As a result of Long’s punishment, Delph lost his status as a ranking member of the State Senate Judiciary Committee, was stripped of his communication position within the majority and of his press secretary, and was moved in the chamber to sit with the minority Democrats.
After working as a Congressional staffer, Delph represented Comcast Cable as regional director of government affairs. In 2012, Delph joined CarDon & Associates as general counsel.
For the 2012 election, Delph was not standing in an election but he was mentioned as a Tea Party alternative to long-time Republican Indiana Senator Richard Lugar.
In 2012, US Representative Dan Burton announced he would retire, which opened up his Congressional seat in 2012. Delph had worked for Burton around eight years and Burton was a political ally in Delph’s bid for Indiana Secretary of State in 2002. Delph was considered to be a potential candidate. Among those who campaigned for the Burton’s open seat were Susan Brooks, a former federal prosecutor; David McIntosh, a former Congressperson; John McGoff, a former Marion County coroner; and Mike Murphy, a former state representative and former Marion County Republican chairperson. Delph later withdrew his name from further consideration. Brooks was elected in the November election.
During the 2012 Presidential primary season, Delph supported Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania for the Republican Party nomination.
After 2012, Delph has been mentioned in the media as a possible candidate to represent Indiana as a Senator in Congress.
“Delph does have strong support among the tea party and social conservative groups that propelled Richard Mourdock past Richard Lugar, the incumbent and political legend, in the 2012 GOP primary,” noted Indianapolis Star columnist Tim Swarens. “The Indiana Family Institute, for example, named Delph its 2014 legislator of the year.”
Later, Delph was critical of a judge’s decision in June 2012 on the state’s law concerning the federal funding of abortion services. A US District Court judge ruled in favor of Planned Parenthood. The organization argued that state legislation to block its access to Medicaid funding for all of its services based upon its support of abortions created a conflict between state and federal powers. Delph said the courts were interfering with state executive and legislative powers. The judge’s decision was upheld in October by 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
After Governor Mitch Daniels signed it into law, a US District Court judge blocked two sections of the law. Other states, such as Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and Utah also passed similar legislation, and like Arizona’s those laws were challenged in court. Attorney General Greg Zoeller gave up on three warrantless arrest provisions of the law after the Supreme Court decided the Arizona v. United States case in July 2012.
In 2011, Delph passed his Indiana State Bar exam. He is a fluent speaker of Spanish. He married Beth (née Frankel) in 1993 and they have five daughters, who are home schooled.
The state senator of District 29 represents a section of Marion and Hamilton counties. Boone County was added later in 2011. His top supporters were Bill Schneider, a former Indianapolis City-County Council member; Paul Shoopman, a real estate businessman; and his employer US Representative Burton.
Delph appeared at Tea Party events at Indiana with the eventual Tea Party backed-candidate and then State Treasurer Richard Mourdock. Delph withdrew in September 2011. Mourdock was left as the Tea Party-backed candidate and mounted an insurgent campaign against Lugar, winning the nomination, but losing to Democrat Joe Donnelly in the November 2012 general election.
Delph was an author and advocate for 2011 state immigration legislation, known as Indiana SB-590, that was modeled after Arizona’s controversial 2010 immigration law. SB-590 passed in the State Senate. The Indiana House removed several controversial parts from the original Senate version. Delph then negotiated the compromise between the House and Senate.
In 2011, the Indiana legislature passed the Marriage Amendment to make Indiana’s current statute on the definition of marriage as between a man and woman part of the Indiana Constitution.
In 2011, Mike Delph announced he would return US$10,000 dollars in campaign funds from 2006 and 2007 donated by Tim Durham. The Indianapolis-based businessman would later be convicted and sentenced to 50 years for his role in a Ponzi scheme. Durham had supported Indiana Republicans, including then Governor Mitch Daniels’ acceptance of just under US$200,000.
In 2010, Mike Delph ran for re-election and won in a race where he faced Democrat Robin Shackleford. She ran against Delph’s immigration legislation modeled after Arizona state’s. After the 2010 election, the Indiana Republicans held a supermajority in the House and Senate, 37 Republican senators and 13 Democratic senators.
Indiana State Senate, District 29, Election Results, November 2, 2010
In 2008, Delph was investigated by the US military when a fellow reserve officer from his unit wore a military uniform and appeared alongside Delph at Delph’s press conference. The officer was speaking in favor of Delph’s immigration legislation. Both officers were with the same 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command. At the time, Delph was a captain and a company commander with the 310th. The other officer was a lieutenant colonel with the same unit. Members of the military are prohibited from wearing uniforms at political events and appearing to side with any political group. Delph was the one who suggested the officer wear his uniform to the press conference.
During his first general election in 2006, Delph won unopposed. The Democrats had nominated Mennonite minister Jennifer “Jeni” Umble but her filing was not validated because the submission occurred past deadline.
Indiana State Senate, District 29, Election Results, November 7, 2006
During the 2006 session of the Indiana Legislature, then House Representative Jim Buck, a Republican from Kokomo, and Delph authored and sponsored House Enrolled Act 1362 that would allow mergers of Indiana’s governmental units without the legislature’s approval. After Long successfully amended the voting process for a merger between city and county, the bill went on to pass both chambers, and its final passage occurred just one minute before its deadline. The Government Modernization Act of 2006 signed by Governor Mitch Daniels led to the consolidation of the city of Zionsville with Eagle and Union townships of Boone County in January 2010, an area which is part of Delph’s current district.
While Delph was heading toward his first general election in 2006, he threw his support behind a controversial Senate Bill (Indiana SB-90) that would make it law to strengthen informed consent requiring information presented to women before abortions that 1) life begins at conception and 2) education about the pain felt by the unborn child. Planned Parenthood and other opponents rejected it on the grounds that the communication was religious indoctrination, the science was inconclusive, and the legislation amounted to interference in the doctor and patient relationship.
In the end, the bill was unsuccessful by procedure because the necessary votes did not take place on time. Based upon the State Senate President Pro Tem Robert Garton’s power to schedule votes, he lost the support of Right to Life groups and those groups threw their support behind his Republican primary challenger Greg Walker. This resulted in Garton’s defeat in the May Indiana primary. Delph supported Senator Brent Steele, a Republican from Bedford and a strong opponent of abortion, during his bid to replace Garton for Senate leader in 2006, but Senator David Long won.
In December 2005, Delph replaced retiring State Senator J. Murray Clark, who retired with one year remaining in his term. Delph won the Republican Caucus vote, a special election, against his competitor Dan Gammon, who was at the time a Wayne Township trustee.
Before Delph’s appointment to finish J. Murray Clark’s final term, Senator David Long, a Republican from Fort Wayne, proposed Senate Bill 225 that addressed the merging of Allen County’s governmental units, but Long took his bill out of consideration after facing opposition from a crowd of 400 people at a February 2004 public meeting in Grabill, which became known as the “Grabill Massacre.”
Delph competed and lost the Republican nomination for Indiana Secretary of State in 2002. He was running against then Marion County Coroner Dr. John McGoff, Vanderburgh County Commissioner Richard Mourdock and Deputy Secretary of State Todd Rokita.
While competing for Republican nomination for Indiana Secretary of State in 2002, Delph was considered by political observers to be seeking support from Latinos.
Delph is a major in the United States Army Reserve. He has served since 2001.
In 1998, while Delph worked on Congressman Dan Burton’s staff, Salon reported that Delph’s mother was a possible “ghost employee” of Burton’s federal political campaigns although her ex-husband and the state senator’s father was unaware of her campaign work. Sharon Delph had known Dan Burton since the 1960s. Burton had served as a reference for Delph and he employed him out of college. The Washington Post also named Claudia Keller as another salary recipient who was a possible “ghost employee” and reported that her family members were also paid by Burton. In addition, Burton revealed in 1998 that he was the father of a child by a woman who was not his wife and that the boy was then fifteen years old.
From 1996-2004, Delph worked as a Congressional staffer for US Representative Dan Burton, a Republican who at the time represented Indiana’s 6th congressional district , although Burton would end his career in Indiana’s 5th congressional district .
While it had already been reported in 1990 that Delph’s mother Sharon Delph was in the employ of Dan Burton’s federal reelection campaign and had at that time received US$1500, she was mentioned again during a time period when Dan Burton was one of Bill Clinton’s most vocal critics during Clinton’s impeachment process.
Mike Delph is the son of David W. Delph, who was an Indianapolis-based executive for Iowa Beef Processors, and Sharon Delph, who worked at a bank, and he has three brothers, Jamie, Stephen and John. His parents were divorced. Delph attended Carmel High School and was a member of the class of 1988. Delph was educated at Indiana University and holds four degrees from the institution. He received his BA in 1992, MS in Environmental Science and Masters of Public Affairs in 1996, and his JD from Indiana University School of Law in 2010.
Michael A. Delph (born January 12, 1970) is a former Republican member of the Indiana State Senate representing the 29th district from 2005 to 2018. He is considered to be a “socially conservative Republican,” who has courted support from the Tea Party movement.
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|Real Name||Michael A. Delph|
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|Age (2021)||52 Years|
|Date Of Birth||January 12, 1970|
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Michael A. Delph Net Worth
The Michael A. Delph Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.
|Monthly Income/Salary (approx.)||$80K – $85k USD|
|Net Worth (approx.)||$4 million- $6 million USD|
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