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Timothy Murphy (North Carolina)

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Timothy Murphy
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Candidate for
U.S. House, North Carolina , District 10
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolForbush High School
Bachelor'sNorth Carolina State University
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 4, 1968
Place of birthEast Bend, NC
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Timothy Murphy was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 10th Congressional District of North Carolina.[1] Murphy was defeated by Patricia Keever in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina's 10th Congressional District elections, 2012

Murphy ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 10th District. Murphy sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. Murphy was looking to unseat incumbent Rep. Patrick McHenry (D). Murphy was defeated by Patricia Keever in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012.[2]

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as 1 of the 10 states that could determine whether Democrats would retake the House or Republicans would hold their majority in 2013.[3] North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.[3]

Primary results

The primary took place on May 8, 2012.[4]

North Carolina's 10th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPatsy Keever 57.9% 36,791
Terry Michelle Bellamy 26.5% 16,865
Timothy Murphy 15.6% 9,908
Total Votes 63,564

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