|Illinois State Senate District 27|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
He is currently one of three State Senators, among other candidates, running for the Republican nomination for Governor of Illinois.
|Illinois State Senate, District 27 (2008)|
|Matt Murphy (R)||52,202|
|Peter Gutzmer (D)||37,220|
In 2008, Murphy collected $695,474 in donations.
Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.
|Republican State Senate Campaign CMTE of Illinois||$211,579|
|Illinois Republican Party||$139,589|
|Illinois Health Care Association||$44,041|
|Illinois Realtors Association||$43,239|
|Illinois Chamber of Commerce||$10,250|
|Bruce Vincent Rauner||$10,000|
|Operating Engineers Local 150||$10,000|
|Illinois State Medical Society||$9,000|
|Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois||$9,000|
|United Republican Fund of Illinois||$8,000|
|Citizens for Frank Watson||$6,000|
|Citizens for Peterson||$6,000|
|Illinois Manufacturers Association||$5,750|
|Illinois Civil Justice League||$5,000|
|Illinois Construction Industry CMTE||$4,500|
|Illinois State Dental Society||$3,500|
Murphy serves on these committees:
- Appropriations I
- Appropriations II
- Deficit Reduction Co-Chairman
- Pensions and Investments.
Murphy represents Illinois Senate District 27. District 27 includes the Northeast Chicago suburbs of Crystal Lake, Lake Zurich, and Palatine.
Matt is married to Julie Murphy. They have three children and reside in Palatine, Illinois.
- Matt Murphy for Governor 2010
- Matt Murphy's personal website
- Biography from the Illinois General Assembly
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Matt Murphy on Facebook
|Illinois Senate District 27
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