Meet the Candidates: US House District 2 Dennis Murphy

Saturday , 20, August 2016 Leave a comment

The Democratic Party candidate for US House District 2 is Dennis Murphy of Grandville. Murphy is a lifelong resident of West Michigan. He graduated from Muskegon High School and earned his Bachelor’s at Western Michigan University. He taught music in public schools in Michigan and Arizona. Murphy has also worked in the automotive industry as a Quality Engineer. He currently lives in Grandville with his wife and two children.

Dennis Murphy describes himself as a pragmatic progressive and it shows in the issues he supports. He supports keeping Social Security and Medicare intact for seniors. Murphy also supports the Affordable Care Act. With his experience working with youth, Dennis Murphy knows the importance of K-12 education, and especially the need for quality, affordable training and education beyond high school. Murphy opposes the Trans Pacific Partnership. His position on issues such as women’s reproductive freedom, clean energy, and the Second Amendment all reflect Murphy’s pragmatic approach to being a progressive.

Organizations and individuals endorsing Dennis Murphy include the Lakeshore UAW Cap Council, Michigan AFL-CIO, American Federation of Teachers – Michigan, Michigan Education Association, Communication Workers of America, and Former chair of the Muskegon County Democratic Party Steve Keglovitz.

If you’re interested in learning more about Dennis Murphy and want to support his campaign, you can contact him be email at by mail at Dennis Murphy for Congress, PO Box 722, Grandville, MI 49418, on Twitter and Facebook.

Vote for the candidate who will represent everyone in the 2nd District in Washington. On November 8, vote for Dennis Murphy.

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