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November 6, 2018 — California General Election
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City of OrangeCandidate for Mayor

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Mark A. Murphy

24,443 votes (57.4%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Strong Public Safety in our neighborhoods
  • Fiscal Responsibility while maintaning a Balanced City Budget
  • Strong and Friendly Business Environment



University of Southern California MBA, Marketing/Statistical Analysis (1981)
University of Southern California Bachelor of Science, Business (1979)


Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

Born and raised in the city of Orange, it has been my privilege to serve as your Mayor and Councilman. Together, we have worked hard to increase fiscal responsibility while maintaining our strong police and fire departments.  I have kept my pledge to fight taxes while working to secure additional parks and resources, including the Sports Center at Grijalva and our main library expansion.

I ask for your support to elect me as your Mayor.  With your support, we will continue to fight for a safe, financially secure community.  My 30 years in business give me the experience to lead Orange on a secure path through these tough times.

I remain committed that our city can only accommodate responsible growth.  We must reduce traffic congestion, address our homelessness issue and preserve the history of our great city.  With your help, we will keep Orange among the best communities in which to live, work and raise a family.

My past service has earned the endorsements of U.S. Representative Mimi Walters, Mayor Tita Smith, Councilmembers Fred Whitaker, Mike Alvarez and Kim Nichols, City of Orange Police Association and the Orange City Fire Fighters.

I ask for your support.

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