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Matt Murphy

Republican — Senator — District 27
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Matt Murphy represents Senate District 27 in the Illinois Senate, is a member of 10 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 522 bills.

2006 184430.92
2008 312573.56
2010 407729.19
2012 172202.92

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Springfield Office:

    Senator 27th District
    309H Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-4471
    Fax: 217-782-7818
  • District Office:

    1 E. Northwest Highway, Suite 109
    Palatine, IL  60067
    Phone: 847-776-1490
    Fax: 847-776-1494



News and Blog Coverage

Public Interest Group Gives Republican IL Lawmakers 'Poor' Marks On Legislative Scorecard

A new legislative scorecard highlights just how politically polarized the Illinois state legislature is on social and economic justice issues. Citizen Action/Illinois , a public interest organization and a progressive political coalition, released its 98th General Assembly scorecard last week, and no state Republican legislator scored higher than a "poor" ...

Rod’s fourth term?

* GOP state Sen. Matt Murphy on Gov. Pat Quinn… “If you look at his record on almost six years, it’s almost as if he’s running for Rod Blagojevich’s fourth term right now,” Murphy said. “You’ve got the NRI scandal. Look, there’s no other way to put it – he ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SR 1265

    No Tax Vote-Veto/Lame Duck

  • SR 1238

    Memorial - William H. Schneck

  • SJR CA69

    Executive Branch Term Limit

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  • SR 1046

    Memorial - Roger B. Morrison

  • SR 1045

    Memorial - John N. Denatale

  • SB 3498

    Property Tax-2% Assessment Cap

Recent Votes

HB 3794

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5186.0
•••No: 58.0
•••Other: 35.0
SB 2958


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 35.0
SB 504


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 35.0
SB 3433


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5186.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 813.0
SB 2954


Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 5796.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 23.0
SB 1778


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 35.0
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