Mark Murphy (New York)
|U.S. House, New York, District 11|
|High school||Xavier High School|
|Bachelor's||Catholic University of America|
Murphy listed several campaign themes on his website:
- Fiscal Responsibility
- Women's Rights.
Murphy ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing New York's 11th District. He sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket. He was unopposed in the primary on June 26th, 2012, and will face incumbent Michael Grimm (R) and Henry Bardel (G) in the November 6, 2012, general election.
Challenge to opponent
Murphy's opponent, incumbent Michael Grimm, initially attempted to file as an Independence Party candidate as well as Republican, but Murphy's objection to Grimm's petition signatures successfully knocked Grimm from that line. Grimm remained on the ballot as a Republican, and the Independence Party line was blank on the ballot. Grimm defeated Murphy in the general election.
|U.S. House, New York District 11 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Michael Grimm Incumbent||48%||103,118|
|Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"|
|U.S. House, New York, District 11 General Election, 2012 - Mark Murphy (New York) Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner||$2,263,994|
|Total Spent by Election Winner||$2,204,598|
|Top contributors to Mark Murphy (New York)'s campaign committee|
|American Assn for Justice||$10,000|
|AmeriPAC: The Fund for a Greater America||$10,000|
|PAC to the Future||$10,000|
|Whistleblowers Against Fraud||$10,000|
|Ocean Radiation Oncology||$8,375|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
Murphy has two daughters.
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