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{{tnr}} '''Robert Murphy''' (born 1957) was a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 36|District 36]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].  He has run for the same seat in every election year from 2004 on.
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{{tnr}}{{Retired candidate submit info}} '''Robert Murphy''' (born 1957) was a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 36|District 36]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].  He has run for the same seat in every election year from 2004 on.
  
 
Murphy is a mediator specialist for the U.S. military.<ref name="smart">[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/38217/robert-murphy ''Project Vote Smart'', Biography of Robert Murphy, retrieved August 2, 2012.]</ref>
 
Murphy is a mediator specialist for the U.S. military.<ref name="smart">[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/38217/robert-murphy ''Project Vote Smart'', Biography of Robert Murphy, retrieved August 2, 2012.]</ref>
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Murphy ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 36. He defeated [[Brian Senia]] in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by incumbent [[Pete Lund]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <ref>http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', 2012 Official August Primary Candidate Listing, retrieved August 2, 2012.</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
 
Murphy ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 36. He defeated [[Brian Senia]] in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by incumbent [[Pete Lund]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <ref>http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', 2012 Official August Primary Candidate Listing, retrieved August 2, 2012.</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
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Robert Murphy (born 1957) was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 36 of the Michigan House of Representatives. He has run for the same seat in every election year from 2004 on.

Murphy is a mediator specialist for the U.S. military.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Murphy ran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 36. He defeated Brian Senia in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by incumbent Pete Lund (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 36, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Lund Incumbent 64.1% 26,870
     Democratic Robert Murphy 35.9% 15,024
Total Votes 41,894


Michigan House of Representatives, District 36 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Murphy 70.9% 1,845
Brian Senia 29.1% 759
Total Votes 2,604

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Murphy was a Democratic candidate in the election for the District 36 House seat in 2010. He defeated James Winne in the August 3 Democratic primary. He was defeated by Peter Lund (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 36 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Peter Lund (R) 25,523
Robert Murphy (D) 11,027

Personal

Murphy lives in Romeo, Michigan with his wife Katherine. They have three children.[1]

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