- Party: Republican
- Occupation: Selling life,home, auto withAzinger-Fittro Insurance Agency
- Education: He graduated from Hyles-Anderson Bible College and then seminary.
- Mike Azinger was born and raised in the mid-Ohio Valley
- He ran for Congress in 1998 against former Congressman Frank Cremeans, Lt. Gov. Nancy Hollister, and two other candidates.
- As a newcomer to politics in 1998, Mike surprised the political pundits by garnering an impressive 21% of the vote in a 5-person race.
- In March 2000, Mike Azinger won the Republican Primary against Athens City Auditor Jimmy Stewart.
- Mike married his high school sweetheart, Jackie Derasmo. Jackie is a flight attendant with American Airlines. The Azingers live in Marietta.