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Murphy lost his re-election bid in 2010.

Rep. Scott Murphy (D-N.Y.)

  • District: 20th District, North Hudson Valley -- Saratoga Springs, Glens Falls
  • Residence: Glens Falls
  • Born: January 26, 1970; Columbia, Mo.
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Jen Hogan Murphy; three children
  • Education: Harvard U., A.B. 1992 (social studies)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2009-11
  • Elected: Elected: 2009 (1st term); Defeated Jim Tedisco, R, to succeed Kirsten Gillibrand, D, who resigned
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation, Credit, Energy & Research; Horticulture & Organic Agriculture; Livestock, Dairy & Poultry); Armed Services (Strategic Forces; Terrorism, Unconventional Threats & Capabilities)
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State Information: 20th District, North Hudson Valley -- Saratoga Springs, Glens Falls

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Chris Gibson (R) 130,178 54.8%
Scott Murphy (D) 107,075 45.1%
2009 special Scott Murphy (D, INDC, WFM) 80,833 50.2%
Jim Tedisco (R, C) 80,107 49.8%
2008 general Kirsten Gillibrand (D, WFM) 193,651 62.1%
Sandy Treadwell (R, INDC, C) 118,031 37.9%
2006 general Kirsten Gillibrand (D, WFM) 125,168 53.1%
John Sweeney (R, INDC, C) 110,554 46.9%
2004 general John Sweeney (R, INDC, C) 188,753 65.8%
Doris Kelly (D) 96,630 33.7%
Morris Guller (CEN) 1,353 0.5%
2002 general John Sweeney (R, C) 140,238 73.3%
Frank Stoppenbach (D) 45,878 24%
Margaret Lewis (GREEN) 5,162 2.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 51% John McCain: 48%
2004 John Kerry: 45% George W. Bush: 53%
2000 Al Gore: 45% George W. Bush: 51%

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