William Murphy

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William Murphy
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Rhode Island House District 26
Former member
In office
1993-2010
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
Next general1992
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Hartford, 1985
J.D.Franklin Pierce Law Center, 1989
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
CandidateVerification
William Murphy (b. January 4, 1963) is a former Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 26 from 1993 to 2010.

Murphy served as Speaker of the House from January 7, 2003, until his resignation from the post in February 2010.[1]

Biography

Murphy earned his B.A. from the University of Hartford in 1985 and his J.D. from Franklin Pierce Law Center in 1989. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.[2]

Committee assignments

While a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, Murphy served on the following committees:

  • Legislative Services, Chair

Elections

2010

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Murphy did not seek re-election in 2010.

2008

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2008

In 2008, Murphy was re-elected to the Rhode Island House District 26. Murphy (D) ran unopposed and finished with 4,323 votes.[3] Murphy raised $294,965 for his campaign fund.[4][5]

Rhode Island House District 26
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png William Murphy (D) 4,323

Campaign donors

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to William Murphy's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
International Brotherhood of Teamsters $2,200
John Petrarca $2,000
Paul Salem $2,000
Joseph A. Abbate $2,000
Daniel A. Diprete $2,000

Personal

Murphy and his wife, Stacey Lynn, have two children.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 26
1993–2010
Succeeded by
Patricia Morgan (R)