Molly Murphy has done extensive research work for progressive issue organizations including the Rockefeller Family Fund, EMILY’s List, SEIU, Human Rights Campaign and Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Molly also specializes in domestic political campaigns and has worked on hundreds of statewide, congressional, and local races all over the country. In addition to her work with candidates, Molly works closely with the DSCC, DCCC, and DGA to elect Democrats across the country.
In 2018, Molly is proud to have helped Kyrsten Sinema navigate a tight race and become the first woman elected to the US Senate from Arizona. She was also an integral part of the team that helped the North Carolina House Democrats break the Republicans’ supermajority in the chamber that same year. In 2016, Molly was an integral part of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s electoral victory over incumbent Pat McCrory – a significant flip in a state that Donald Trump won at the top of the ticket.
Molly has also overseen numerous victories at the congressional level including Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Donna Shalala (FL-27), Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), and Pete Aguilar (CA-31) in addition to her work on dozens of independent expenditure campaigns with the House Majority PAC, the DCCC, End Citizens United, and EMILY’s List.
Molly has also done extensive research on how to elevate family economic policies, including equal pay, paid family and medical leave, long term care, and affordable child care.
Molly lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband Sean and their son Charlie.