William Murphy

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 04:31, 5 September 2013 by Tking (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
William Murphy
WMurphy.jpg
Rhode Island House District 26
Former member
Term in office began
1993
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
William Murphy (b. January 4, 1963) was a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 26. In September 2009 he announced he would not see re-election.

Murphy served as Speaker of the House from January 7, 2003 until his resignation from the post in February 2010.[1]

Education

Murphy earned his BA from the University of Hartford in 1985. He went on to receive his J.D. from Franklin Pierce Law Center in 1989.

Professional experience

Murphy is an attorney for Murphy and Fay, Limited Liability Partnership.

Political experience

Murphy joined the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 1993. He has served in that position since, representing the 26th District. He served as Speaker of the House from 2003 until his resignation from the position in February of 2010.

Committee assignments

While a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, Murphy served on the following committees:

  • Legislative Services, Chair

Elections

2010

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Murphy did not seek re-election in 2010.

2008

In 2008 Murphy was re-elected to the Rhode Island House District 26. Murphy (D) ran unopposed and finished with 4,323 votes.[2] Murphy raised $294,965 for his campaign fund.[3]

Rhode Island House District 26
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png William Murphy (D) 4,323

Campaign donors

Listed below are the five largest contributors to William Murphy's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
International Brotherhood of Teamsters $2,200
John Petrarca $2,000
Paul Salem $2,000
Joseph A. Abbate $2,000
Daniel A. Diprete $2,000

Personal

Murphy and his wife, Stacey Lynn, have two children.

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
'
Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 26
1993–2010
Succeeded by
Patricia Morgan (R)