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Erin Murphy
Minnesota House of Representatives District 64A
In office
2007 - present
Term ends
January 8, 2013
Years in position 8
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$86/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 7, 2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin
Master'sCollege of Saint Catherine
Date of birthMarch 13, 1960
Place of birthColumbus, WI
ProfessionExecutive Director, Minnesota Nurses Association
Office website
Erin Murphy (b. March 13, 1960) is a Democratic-Farmer Labor member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. She has represented District 64A since 2007 and currently serves as an Assistant Majority Leader.

Murphy serves as Executive Director of the Minnesota Nurses Association. She has previously been Legislative Director to Minnesota Attorney General Hubert Humphrey III, Community Relations Director for the Minnesota Department of Children, Families and Learning, an Organizer/Lobbyist for the Minnesota Nurses Association, and an Operating Room Nurse at the University of Minnesota Hospital.

Murphy earned her MA in Organizational Leadership/Health Care from the College of Saint Catherine and BS in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh.

She is married and has 2 children.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Murphy has been appointed to these committees:


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



See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Murphy is running unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14.[2]


See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Murphy won re-election to the District 64A Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. She defeated Zach Freitag (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 64A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Erin Murphy (DFL) 12,223 78.57%
Zach Freitag (R) 3,300 21.21%
Write-In 34 0.22%


On November 4, 2008, Erin Murphy won election to the District 64A Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Meg Ferber. [4]

Erin Murphy raised $42,322 for her campaign.[5]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 64A (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Erin Murphy (DFL) 16,638 77.47%
Meg Ferber (R) 4,776 22.23%
Write-In 64 0.30%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Murphy received $35,903 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[6]


Listed below is the largest contributor to Erin Murphy's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $10,474

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Political offices
Preceded by
Minnesota State House District 64A
Succeeded by