Donald E. Murphy

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Donald E. Murphy
Maryland House of Delegates District 12A
In office
January 11, 1995 – January 8, 2003
Preceded by Kenneth H. Masters
Succeeded by Steven J. DeBoy, Sr.
Constituency Baltimore & Howard County
Personal details
Born (1960-07-08) July 8, 1960 (age 56)
Baltimore, MD
Political party Republican
Profession Real Estate Consultant

Donald E. Murphy (born July 8, 1960) was a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 12A, which covered portions of Baltimore and Howard County Maryland. He served alongside Democrat James E. Malone Jr. In 1993, he defeated Democratic incumbent Kenneth H. Masters.

Education[edit]

Murphy graduated from the former Andover High School, in Linthicum, Maryland. He later graduated from the University of Baltimore with his bachelor's degree in real estate and science in 1983.

Career[edit]

Murphy was and continues to be a real estate consultant. He was a delegate to the Republican Party National Convention. He was the chair of the [www.baltimorecountyrepublicans.org Baltimore County Republican Central Committee] from 2002 until 2003. He is a co-founder of the Patapsco Valley Republican Club and a past president of the Holmehurst Community Association.

While a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, he was a member of the Judiciary Committee and the civil law and procedure subcommittee. He served as Deputy Minority Whip from 2002 until 2003. Murphy did not seek reelection in 2002.

Murphy is now a GOP strategist, serving in 2010 as advisor to Senate candidate Dr. Eric Wargotz of Maryland, according to Fox News.[1]

Currently, Murphy works as a federal-policies analyst for the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), a national group looking to liberalize laws on marijuana.[2] As state delegate he had sponsored the first medical marijuana protection bill.

Election results[edit]

  • 1998 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 12A[3]
Voters to choose two:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
James E. Malone Jr., Dem. 13,222   31%    Won
Donald E. Murphy, Rep. 10,920   26%    Won
Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., Dem. 10,669   25%    Lost
Loyd V. Smith, Rep. 7,245   17%    Lost
  • 1994 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 12A[4]
Voters to choose two:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Donald E. Murphy, Rep. 10,340   27%    Won
James E. Malone Jr., Dem. 9,712   25%    Won
Donald Drehoff, Rep. 9,596   25%    Lost
Kenneth H. Masters, Dem. 8,527   22%    Lost

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