Timothy Murphy (North Carolina)
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|U.S. House, North Carolina , District 10|
|High school||Forbush High School|
|Bachelor's||North Carolina State University|
|Date of birth||September 4, 1968|
|Place of birth||East Bend, NC|
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.
The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as one of the 10 states that could determine whether Democrats would retake the House or Republicans would hold their majority in 2013. North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.
The primary took place on May 8, 2012.
|North Carolina's 10th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Terry Michelle Bellamy||26.5%||16,865|
- Official campaign website Accessed January 13, 2012
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Primary Election Results," accessed May 9, 2012.
- Washington Post, "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012," accessed April 25, 2012
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2012 Primary Results," accessed October 10, 2012