NEWS: Murphy Starts 2020 with Commanding Fundraising Lead

Raises Nearly $400k in Fourth Quarter; Has Over $1.1 Million Cash on Hand

ORLANDO – Stephanie Murphy has raised over $1.4 million this election cycle for her re-election campaign, bringing in over $385,000 in the final quarter of 2019. Murphy begins 2020 in a strong financial position, with over $1.1 million cash on hand – nearly triple the cash on hand of her six Republican opponents combined.

Statement from Chip Harris, finance director for Stephanie Murphy for Congress:

“Stephanie Murphy’s commanding fundraising lead demonstrates her strength headed into November and that her focus on jobs, security, and opportunity is clearly resonating.

“While the Republicans in this race are in a mad dash to prove who will be the stronger rubber stamp for President Trump’s divisive agenda, Stephanie is working with both parties to rack up bipartisan victories, such as securing critical funding for gun violence research, passing sweeping reforms to lower prescription drug prices, and helping to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement.

“Washington may be distracted, but Stephanie Murphy is laser focused on putting people over politics and getting things done for central Florida.”

First elected in 2016, U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy represents Florida’s Seventh Congressional District, which includes portions of Orange County and all of Seminole County, in the U.S. House of Representatives. Previously, Stephanie was a businesswoman, college instructor, and national security specialist in the Office of the Secretary of Defense where she received numerous awards for her distinguished service, including the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Civilian Service. She is the first Vietnamese-American woman ever elected to Congress and the first woman to represent this congressional district. She lives in Winter Park with her husband, Sean, and her two young children.

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