Stephanie Murphy

Jan Schakowsky

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE STEPHANIE MURPHY

D-FLORIDA 7TH DISTRICT

VOTING RECORD: Project Vote Smart, GovTrack.us

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

PARTY: Democrat

BORN: 9/19/1978

EDUCATION: College of William & Mary (BA)
Georgetown Univerisity (MS)
 
OCCUPATION: Professor, Rollins College
Business Consultant
National Security Specialist

FAMILY: Married, 2 children

CAREER:

  • Representative, United States House of Representatives, Florida District 7, 2017-present

COMMITTEES:

  • Armed Services Committee
  • Small Business Committee

ELECTED: 2016

 

ISRAEL


  • Supports a two-state solution 
  • Committed to the survival of Israel as a Jewish State
  • Will fight to support Israel's qualitative military edge 
  • Opposes anti-Israel bias and double standards in relevant United Nations bodies and other international institutions

 

CHOICE


  • 100% rating from Planned Parenthood
  • Supports acccess to safe abortion and birth control
  • Supports robust funding of DOJ Violence Against Women Act programs 
  • Defends rights of women to make family planning decisions

 

In Her Own Words


"Restrictions on abortions should be based on medicine and science, not on politics." 1 

SOURCES: 1) www.stephaniemurphy.house.gov  

Interesting Facts


Was awarded the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Civilian Service

Was born in Vietnam, from where her family fled. Their boat was rescued by the U.S. Navy and the family settled in Northern Virginia.