Mike Ferguson (New Jersey politician)

Michael A. "Mike" Ferguson ( born June 22, 1970 in Ridgewood, New Jersey) is an American politician. Between 2001 and 2009 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Michael Ferguson attended the Delbarton School in Morristown. He then studied at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana and then at Georgetown University in Washington DC He then worked as a teacher. At the same time he began a political career as a member of the Republican Party.

In the congressional elections of 2000, Ferguson was selected in the seventh constituency of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, where he became the successor of Bob Franks on January 3, 2001. After three re- elections, he was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 2009, four legislative sessions. In his time as a congressman of the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001, the Iraq war and the military mission in Afghanistan fell. Ferguson was at times a member of the Finance Committee, the Transportation Committee, the Committee on Small Business and the Committee on Energy and Commerce. He was in Congress as a moderate Republican. In 2008, he opted not to run again.

After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives was Mike Ferguson CEO of the Washington-based consulting firm Ferguson Strategies LLC. He is married and lives in New Providence.