|Massachusetts House of Representatives, Fourth Norfolk|
|2001 - present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||13|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|J.D.||Suffolk University Law School|
Murphy has been a member of the Weymouth Democratic Town Committee.
Murphy's professional experience includes working as Suffolk County Assistant District Attorney from 1999 to 2001, and Massachusetts Appeals Court Attorney/Judicial Clerk from 1998 to 1999.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Murphy served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Election Laws Joint, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Murphy served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Personnel and Administration|
|• State Administration and Regulatory Oversight Joint, Vice-chair|
|• Steering, Policy and Scheduling|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Murphy served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Financial Services Joint, Vice-chair|
Elections for the office of Massachusetts House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on September 9, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Incumbent James Murphy is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Andrea Farretta is unopposed in the Republican primary.
Murphy won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Fourth Norfolk District. Murphy was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives, Fourth Norfolk District, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||James Murphy Incumbent||80.9%||15,822|
|Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Fourth Norfolk District (2010)|
|James Murphy (D)||8,862|
|Douglas Ness (R)||4,498|
|Robert Montgomery Thomas (I)||909|
Murphy raised $40,134 for his campaign, while Montgomery raised $0.
|Massachusetts State House of Representatives, Fourth Norfolk (2008)|
|James Murphy (D)||13,385|
|Robert Montgomery Thomas (R)||4,572|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Murphy received $50,664 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to James Murphy's campaign in 2010|
|Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 12||$1,500|
|Massachusetts Democratic Party||$1,000|
|Beer Distributors Of Massachusetts||$1,000|
|Walsh, Eileen M||$1,000|
|Boston Police Patrolmens Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$50,664|
Murphy raised $46,951 in the 2008 election cycle.
His major contributors are listed below.
|Michael James Murphy||$20,000|
|Boston Teachers Union||$1,000|
|Massachusetts Democratic Party||$1,000|
|Boston Carmens Union Local 589||$1,000|
|Massachusetts Federation of Teachers||$900|
Murphy is Director of the Weymouth Lions Club, the Massachusetts Bar Association, and the Weymouth Lodge of Elks.
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- Massachusetts House of Representatives
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- Office website
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2006
- James Murphy on Facebook
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Murphy
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "2012 State Primary Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Return of Votes - For Massachusetts State Election - November 6, 2012," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Return of Votes - For Massachusetts State Election - November 2, 2010," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Return of Votes - For Massachusetts State Election - November 4, 2008," accessed February 13, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Massachusetts 2008 - General Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Massachusetts 2010 - Candidates," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts House donor numbers
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