Sept. 2, 2014

Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.)

  • District: 18th District, Southwest -- Pittsburgh suburbs, Washington
  • Residence: Upper St. Clair
  • Born: September 11, 1952; Cleveland, Ohio
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Nan Missig Murphy; one child
  • Education: Wheeling College, B.S. 1974 (psychology); Cleveland State U., M.A. 1976 (psychology); U. of Pittsburgh, Ph.D. 1979 (psychology)
  • Military Service: Navy Reserve 2009-present
  • Political Highlights: Pa. Senate, 1997-2003; U.S. House, 2003-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2002 (6th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Environment & the Economy; Health; Oversight & Investigations - Chairman)
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State Information: 18th District, Southwest -- Pittsburgh suburbs, Washington

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Tim Murphy (R) 216,727 64%
Larry Maggi (D) 122,146 36%
2010 general Tim Murphy (R) 161,888 67.3%
Dan Connolly (D) 78,558 32.7%
2008 general Tim Murphy (R) 213,349 64.1%
Steve O'Donnell (D) 119,661 35.9%
2006 general Tim Murphy (R) 144,632 57.8%
Chad Kluko (D) 105,419 42.2%
2004 general Tim Murphy (R) 197,894 62.8%
Mark Boles (D) 117,420 37.2%
2002 general Tim Murphy (R) 119,885 60.1%
Jack Machek (D) 79,451 39.9%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 41% Mitt Romney: 58%
2008 Barack Obama: 44% John McCain: 55%