Pat Murray

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Pat Murray
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Former candidate for
Maryland House of Delegates, District 34A
High schoolJohn Carroll School, 1997
Bachelor'sSwarthmore College
J.D.University of Maryland
ProfessionDirector of State Affairs, Johns Hopkins
Campaign website
Pat Murray was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 34A of the Maryland House of Delegates.[1]


Campaign themes


Murray's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

Illegal Drugs

We need a two-step approach – stiffer sentences for drug dealers and violent criminals, and better treatment for people struggling with addiction. That means giving law enforcement officials stronger tools to crack down on dealers, especially those who prey on children, and helping addicts treat their disease.


Maryland has great schools, but we must do more to make sure every child succeeds. That means protecting state investments in our classrooms, recruiting and retaining the best teachers, increasing funds for construction and renovation projects, and prioritizing early childhood education.

Economic Development

Maryland needs to do more to grow businesses and create private sector jobs. That means making targeted investments in job training programs, building strategic alliances between universities and federal installations, and expanding high-tech manufacturing.[2][3]



See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland House of Delegates took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 24, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Mary Ann Lisanti and Marla Posey-Moss defeated Steve Johnson, Pat Murray and Maria Terry in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Glen Glass and Mike Blizzard defeated Beth Boyson in the Republican primary. Lisanti and Glass defeated Posey-Moss and Blizzard in the general election for two seats.[4][5]

Maryland House of Delegates District 34A, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGlen Glass Incumbent 28.4% 10,779
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMary Ann Lisanti 26.4% 10,015
     Republican Mike Blizzard 23.9% 9,041
     Democratic Marla Posey-Moss 21.3% 8,057
Total Votes 37,892

Maryland House of Delegates, District 34A Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMary Ann Lisanti 29% 2,473
Green check mark transparent.pngMarla Posey-Moss 22.2% 1,895
Pat Murray 20.9% 1,784
Steve Johnson 18.4% 1,574
Maria Terry 9.5% 812
Total Votes 8,538
Maryland House of Delegates, District 34A Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGlen Glass Incumbent 48.7% 2,314
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Blizzard 27.7% 1,314
Beth Boyson 23.6% 1,120
Total Votes 4,748

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