Mark A. Murphy

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Incumbent


Mark A. Murphy was born and raised in Orange. He went to Santa Ana College, then gained his Bachelor of Science (B.S) and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Southern California. He has been on the Orange City Council since 1993. He was named Orange County’s “Local Elected Official of the Year” in 1998 and Orange’s Citizen of the Year in 2010. He is also a member of the Orange County Transportation Authority’s (OCTA) governing Board of Directors [4].

Key Issues

Public Safety

Murphy supports the public safety services in place to protect businesses and residents [1].


Murphy wants to provide financial services and support for residents such as creating the Paseo in Old Towne. He wants to support local businesses. He also wants to introduce no new taxes on residents and hopes to gain funding to support residents and businesses after the COVID19 pandemic [1].


Murphy wants to grow the city while protecting open and public spaces [1].


No endorsements listed.


1 Official Website
2 City of Orange
3 Facebook
4 Orange County Transportation Authority