Waterfill ran for the U.S. Congress in the Indiana Seventh District as a Democrat in 1988.
A native of southern Indiana, Waterfill is a graduate of both Hanover College and Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He is a former member of Teamsters Local 135 and a 2nd and 3rd class welder at Jeffboat.
He said he will advocate for working men and women.
Waterfill and Missy, his wife of 29 years, are the parents of four children. Mrs. Waterfill is a middle school English teacher in Monrovia. They have lived in Plainfield since 1986 and all four children have attended Plainfield schools. The family worships at Plainfield Christian Church, where Waterfill is a Sunday School teacher.
Republican State Senator R. Michael Young has proudly served the citizens of Senate District 35 since he was elected in 2000. Senator Young lived in Belleville as a child and represented citizens of Plainfield and Guilford Township as its state Representative from 1986 to Ô92.
An attorney in private practice, Young is chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce and Economic Development. His dedication to and expertise on issues such as job creation and economic growth have earned him the endorsements of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, the Indiana ManufacturerÕs Association, and the Associated Builders and Contractors.
In addition, he has been endorsed by Indiana Right to Life, the National Rifle Association, and the American Family Association of Indiana PAC for his strong defense of family, social, and Constitutional freedoms.
Young is also a member of the Senate Committees on Pensions & Labor and Corrections, Criminal & Civil Matters. He is an ex-officio member of the IUPUI Board of Advisors and a member of the Wayne and Decatur Township GOP Clubs.
He is widowed and has three children and four grandchildren.