Robert Murphy (Michigan)

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Robert Murphy
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Former candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives District 36
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Date of birth1957
ReligionCatholic
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Robert Murphy (born 1957) was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 36 of the Michigan House of Representatives. He has run for the same seat in every election year from 2004 on.

Biography

Murphy is a mediator specialist for the U.S. military.[1]

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Robert Murphy was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Peter Lucido defeated Stan Grot in the Republican primary. Lucido defeated Murphy in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 36 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Lucido 69.9% 20,847
     Democratic Robert Murphy 30.1% 8,966
Total Votes 29,813
Michigan House of Representatives, District 36 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Lucido 50.5% 4,753
Stan Grot 49.5% 4,650
Total Votes 9,403

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Murphy ran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 36. He defeated Brian Senia in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by incumbent Pete Lund (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[6][7]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 36, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Lund Incumbent 64.1% 26,870
     Democratic Robert Murphy 35.9% 15,024
Total Votes 41,894

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Murphy was a Democratic candidate in the election for the District 36 House seat in 2010. He defeated James Winne in the August 3 Democratic primary. He was defeated by Peter Lund (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[8][9]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 36 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Lund (R) 25,523
Robert Murphy (D) 11,027

Personal

Murphy and his wife, Katherine, have three children.[1]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Murphy's endorsements included the following:

  • Right to Life of Michigan[10]

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