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Stephanie N. MurphyDEMDemocrat United States Representative, FL-7
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Years of Age
5
Years of Experience
FLResidence (state)

Stephanie Murphy (born Đặng Thị Ngọc Dung; September 16, 1978) is an American politician serving as the U.S. representative for Florida's 7th congressional district since 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, she defeated incumbent Republican John Mica in 2016. The district includes much of downtown and northern Orlando, as well as all of Winter Park, Maitland, Sanford, and Altamonte Springs. Murphy was born in 1978 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, before leaving the country with her family in 1979. After growing up in Northern Virginia, Murphy attended the College of William & Mary and Georgetown University. Before becoming a member of Congress, she worked as a national security specialist at the United States Department of Defense, an executive at Sungate Capital, and a business professor at Rollins College. Murphy is the first Vietnamese-American woman, first Vietnamese-American Democrat, and the second Vietnamese-American overall (after South Vietnam-born Republican Joseph Cao of Louisiana) to be elected to Congress.On December 20, 2021, Murphy announced that she will not run for reelection to a fourth term in 2022.

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Campaign Funding

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$3,190,877
Total Raised
$3,117,029
Total Spent
$85,873
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Leadership PACs$249,100
65%
Real Estate$164,470
60%
Securities & Investment$150,294
51%
Lawyers/Law Firms$129,049
40%
Insurance$100,840
39%
Democratic/Liberal$98,019
38%
Retired$94,730
36%
Candidate Committees$91,500
35%
Women's Issues$87,058
33%
Education$82,835
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education4 - 4 of 2
Georgetown University
MS Foreign Service
2002 - 2004
College of William And Mary
BA
1996 - 2000
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Florida
2017 - Current
Faculty
Department of Business & Social Entrepreneurship, Rollins College
2014 - 2016
Member
Pipeline Angel
2012
Managing Director
Sungate Capital
2008 - Current
Foreign Affairs Specialist
United States Department of Defense
2004 - 2008
Strategy Consultant
Deloitte Consulting
2000 - 2002
Consultant
Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship, Rollins College
Other Experience1 - 10 of 10
Board Member
Creative City Project
Current
Member
Support our Scholars
Current
Member
Council on Foreign Relations
2010 - Current
Young Leader
Atlantik-Brucke
2008 - Current
Former Member
Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Small Business Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Readiness Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Armed Services Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Ranking Member
Contracting and Workforce Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives