Rick Murphy (Arizona Congress)

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Rick Murphy
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Arizona, District 4
PartyRepublican
Personal
Place of birthParker, AZ
ProfessionFounder/Owner, Murphy Broadcasting
Websites
Campaign website
Rick Murphy was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Arizona.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Murphy 's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Reduce Debt
Excerpt: "A commitment to reduce the growing debt that threatens our children and grandchildren."
  • States Rights
Excerpt: "If the Constitution doesn’t give the Federal Government an authority, it belongs to the states!"
  • Guns
Excerpt: "I fully support the 2nd Amendment. "
  • Social Security
Excerpt: "Social Security represents a right and a promise, and everyone who has paid into the program deserves coverage so they may retire with dignity. Social Security is YOUR MONEY."
  • National Security
Excerpt: "We are the country with the economic, moral, and military might to provide global leadership and stability, and we must always act aggressively to protect our national interests."

Elections

2012

See also: Arizona's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

Murphy ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Arizona's 4th District. He was defeated by incumbent Paul Gosar in the Republican primary on August 28, 2012.[2][3]

Campaign donors

2012

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Murphy's reports.[4]

Rick Murphy (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[5]July 13, 2012$0$9,600$(5,309.76)$4,290.24
Pre-Primary[6]August 16, 2012$18,764.06$32,900$(41,116.42)$10,547.64
Running totals
$42,500$(46,426.18)

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