Peter Murphy

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Peter Murphy
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Maryland House of Delegates District 28
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$143/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sThe American University, 1971
Master'sThe American University, 1978
OtherEdS, George Washington University, 1982
Personal
BirthdayJuly 15, 1949
Place of birthWashington, DC
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
This article is about the Maryland state delegate. For the 2014 Massachusetts state House candidate, see Peter Murphy (Massachusetts).

Peter Murphy (b. July 15, 1949) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 28. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Murphy's professional experience includes serving as Southern Maryland Field Representative for U.S. Senator Paul S. Sarbanes, working as Director of Mediation Services, Circuit Court of Prince George's County, owning a private meditation practice, and serving Director of Murphy & Milano, Incorporated.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Murphy served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Murphy served on these committees:

  • Ways & Means
    • Subcommittee on Finance Resources
    • Subcommittee on Revenues

Elections

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Murphy successfully won re-election in the general election on November 2, 2010. He took the second of three seats in the district.[1]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 28 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sally Jameson (D) 28,092
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Murphy (D) 26,006
Green check mark transparent.png C.T. Wilson (D) 23,619
Kirk Bowie (R) 14,577
Mike Phillips (R) 13,750
Daniel Richards (R) 12,844

2006

On November 7, 2006, Peter Murphy ran for District 28 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the third of three seats, losing to Sally Jameson and Murray Levy but beating William Mayer and James Crawford.[2]

Peter Murphy raised $146,284 for his campaign.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 28
Candidates Votes Percent
Sally Jameson (D) 24,051 24.5%
Murray Levy (D) 23,436 23.9%
Peter Murphy (D) 21,190 21.6%
William Mayer (R) 15,978 16.3%
James Crawford (R) 13,343 13.6%
Write-Ins 135 0.1%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Murphy was up for re-election, he collected $48,144 in donations.[4]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Peter Murphy's campaign in 2010
Service Employees Dc & Maryland State Council 54$4,000
Mid-Atlantic Regional Council Of Carpenters$1,000
Maryland Realtors Association$1,000
International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers Local 26$850
Maryland Education Association$600
Total Raised in 2010 $48,144

2006

In 2006, Peter Murphy collected $146,284 in donations.[5]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Peter Murphy $97,000
Blueline Design $1,988
Cook Enterprises LLC $1,000
Virginia Ashley $1,000
Janet Jordan $1,000

Personal

Murphy is founder of the Foster Children's Support Fund, a founding member of Conservancy for Charles County, and a member of the Commission on Civic Literacy, and Charles County Council on Aging.[6]

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