|North Dakota State Senate District 20|
|December 1, 2016|
|Years in position ||3|
|Per diem||Up to $1,351/month for lodging|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 8, 2016|
|Appointed||December 20, 2010|
|Bachelor's||St. John's University|
|Master's||North Dakota State University|
is a Democratic
member of the North Dakota State Senate
, representing the 20th District. He has served in the chamber since his appointment in 2010 to replace Elroy Lindaas
, who resigned on December 1, 2010.
Murphy received a B.A. in History and Education from St. John's University. He later earned a M.A. in Counseling from North Dakota State University. Murphy has been a high school teacher focusing on economics, history, government, geography and psychology.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Murphy served on these committees:
- See also: North Dakota State Senate elections, 2012
Murphy ran in the 2012 election for North Dakota Senate District 20. Murphy ran unopposed. He defeated Melvin Erdmann in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|North Dakota State Senate, District 20, General Election, 2012
||Philip Murphy Incumbent
|| Melvin Erdmann
Murphy was appointed in December 2010 to replace Elroy Lindaas.
Comprehensive donor information for Murphy is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Murphy raised a total of $6,859 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 30, 2013.
Murphy won re-election to the North Dakota State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Murphy raised a total of $6,859.
|North Dakota State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Philip Murphy's campaign in 2012|
|Lignite Energy Council||$1,000
|North Dakota Education Association||$659|
|Boilermakers Local 647||$650|
|North Dakota Long Term Care Association||$600|
|North Dakota Association of Telecommunications Cooperatives||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012
|Source:Follow the Money
Murphy and his wife, Michelle, have three children. They currently reside in Portland, North Dakota.
| Political offices
|North Dakota State Senate District 20
| Succeeded by|