Charles Murphy

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Charles Murphy
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Massachusetts House of Representatives Twenty-First Middlesex
Former Member
In office
1997 - 2013
Majority Whip, Massachusetts House of Representatives
2011 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sVillanova University
Master'sHarvard University, 2002
J.D.Vermont Law School, 1990
Date of birth08/11/1965
Place of birthBoston, MA
ProfessionPresident, Critical Environment Management Solutions, Inc
Office website
Charles Murphy (b. August 11, 1965) is a former Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Twenty-First Middlesex from 1997 to 2013 and serving as Assistant Majority Leader from 2011 to 2013. He announced plans to resign in July 2012, and stated that he will take a position as a Vice President at Arcadia Solutions.[1]

Murphy is President of Critical Environment Management Solutions, Incorporated. He previously served as an attorney for Murphy and Randall, Gibson and Behman Professional Corporation, McGlaughlin and Folan Professional Corporation, and was a Captain, Judge Advocate in the United States Marine Corps.

Murphy is a member of the American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, American Legion, Knights of Columbus, and the United States Marine Corps League, Burlington Detachment.[2]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Murphy has yet to be appointed to any committees:


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



See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Murphy is unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 6.[3]


See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Murphy won re-election to the Twenty-first Middlesex seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14 primary. He also faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Twenty-first Middlesex District (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Charles Murphy (D) 11,491


On November 4, 2008, Murphy won re-election for the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the Twenty-First Middlesex district.[5] In this election he raised $26,935-; of that total $22,910- (85.1%) was from in state contributions, $1,000- (3.7%) was from out of state contributions, and $3,025 (11.2%) was from unknown source.[6]

Massachusetts House of Representatives - Twenty-First Middlesex district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Twenty-First Middlesex (D) 15,472
All Others 265
Blanks 6,621

Campaign donors


In 2010, Murphy received $455,235 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[7]


Murphy raised $26,935 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[8]

Donor Amount
20 different donors $500

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Preceded by
Massachusetts House of Representatives Middlesex 21
Succeeded by
Kenneth I. Gordon (D)