Mark Murdock

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Mark Murdock
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Minnesota House of Representatives District 10B
Former Member
In office
2009 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSouthwest State College
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 20, 1952
Place of birthSalem, OR
ProfessionOwner/Operator, ACE Hardware
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mark Murdock (b. February 20, 1952) is a former Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 10B from 2009 to 2013.

Murdock is Owner/Operator of ACE Hardware.

He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and the Saint Lawrence Catholic Church.[1]

He is married and has 2 children.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Murdock served on these committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Murdock won re-election to the District 10B Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Pete Phillips (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 10B (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Pete Phillips (DFL) 5,258 33.61%
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Murdock (R) 10,371 66.29%
Write-In 16 0.1%


2008

On November 4, 2008, Mark Murdock won election to the District 10B Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Timothy Nieminen. [3]

Mark Murdock raised $26,612 for his campaign.[4]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 10B (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Murdock (R) 11,477 58.16%
Timothy Nieminen (DFL) 8,226 41.69%
Write-In 29 0.15%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Murdock received $31,863 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[5]

Minnesota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mark Murdock's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$4,439
Otter Tail County Republican Party$900
Wadena County Republican Party$900
Hubbard, Stanley S$500
Minnesota Telecommunication Alliance$500
Total Raised in 2010 $31,863

2008

Listed below are the three largest contributors to Mark Murdock's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $5,470
Otter Tail County Republican Party $2,500
Wadena County Republican Party $1,500

Scorecards

Taxpayers League of Minnesota

The Taxpayers League of Minnesota, a Minnesota-based taxpayer advocacy organization, releases a legislative scorecard for the Minnesota House of Representatives and Minnesota State Senate once a year. The scorecard gives each legislator a score based on how they voted in the prior legislative term on tax issues and “their efforts to balance the state budget without a tax increase.” The organization also compiles a legislator’s individual "Lifetime Score."[6]

2012

Murdock received a score of 43% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 58th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[7]

2011

Murdock received a score of 77% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 33rd out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members. [8]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Minnesota State House District 10B
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Joe Radinovich (DFL)