Peter Murphy

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Peter Murphy
Maryland House of Delegates District 28
Assumed office
January 10, 2007
Current term ends
Political party Democrat
Profession Legislator
Website House site
Peter Murphy (b. July 15, 1949) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates. He has represented District 28 since January 10, 2007.

Murphy served as Southern Maryland Field Representative for U.S. Senator Paul S. Sarbanes from 2003-2006. He has also worked as Director of Mediation Services, Circuit Court of Prince George's County, had a private meditation practice, and was Director of Murphy & Milano, Incorporated.

Murphy is founder of the Foster Children's Support Fund, a founding member of Conservancy for Charles County, and a member of the Commission on Civic Literacy, and Charles County Council on Aging.[1]

Committee assignments

  • Ways & Means
    • Subcommittee on Finance Resources
    • Subcommittee on Revenues



On November 7, 2006, Peter Murphy ran for District 28 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the third of three seats, losing to Sally Jameson and Murray Levy but beating William Mayer and James Crawford. [2]

Peter Murphy raised $146,284 for his campaign.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 28
Candidates Votes Percent
Sally Jameson (D) 24,051 24.5%
Murray Levy (D) 23,436 23.9%
Peter Murphy (D) 21,190 21.6%
William Mayer (R) 15,978 16.3%
James Crawford (R) 13,343 13.6%
Write-Ins 135 0.1%

Campaign donors


In 2006 Peter Murphy collected $146,284 in donations. [4]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Peter Murphy $97,000
Blueline Design $1,988
Cook Enterprises LLC $1,000
Virginia Ashley $1,000
Janet Jordan $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Maryland House of Delegates District 28
Succeeded by