Edwin Murray

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Edwin Murray
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Louisiana State Senate District 4
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democratic
Profession Businessman
Website Senate website
Edwin R. Murray (b. August 6, 1960) is a Democratic member of the Louisiana State Senate, representing District 4.


Murray earned his BA in Political Science from Loyola University in 1982. He went on to receive his JD from Loyola University School of Law in 1985.

Professional experience

Murray was a Summer Youth Employment Program Coordinator from 1982 to 1985. He is currently Partner of Murray, Darnell and Associates Limited Liability Company.

Political experience

Murray served in the Louisiana State House from 1991 to 2004. He then joined the Louisiana State Senate in 2005. He has served in that position since, representing the 4th district.

Committee assignments


In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Murray has been appointed to the following committees:


In the 2008-2009 legislative session, Murray served on the following committees:


Murray is single.



In 2007 Murray was elected to the Louisiana State Senate District 4. Murray (D) finished with 10,342 votes and was followed by Thomas Kennedy (R) with 3,975 votes and Clayton Joffrion with 897 votes.[1]

Louisiana State Senate District 4
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Edwin Murray (D) 10,342
Thomas Kennedy (R) 3,975
Clayton Joffrion 897

Campaign donors


In 2007, a year in which Murray was up for election, he collected $188,444 in donations.[2]

His five largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Senate Democratic Campaign Committee of Louisiana $9,000
Filmore Parc Apartments LLC $5,000
Crescent River Port Pilots Association $4,500
Louisiana Medical Association $4,000
Louisiana Realtors Association $2,500

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Louisiana State Senate District 4
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