Patrick Murphy's file

Murphy

Democrat from Florida

Patrick Murphy won his first seat in 2012 for the U.S. House of Representatives representing District 18 in Florida. Murphy lost a U.S. Senate race against Marco Rubio in 2016. 

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True3 (%)(3)
  • Mostly True5 (%)(5)
  • Half True4 (%)(4)
  • Mostly False2 (%)(2)
  • False1 (%)(1)
  • Pants on Fire0(0)

Patrick Murphy's website

Recent stories featuring Patrick Murphy

The Top 10 most viewed Florida fact-checks of 2016

The presidential race and claims about guns revved up PolitiFact Florida’s Truth-O-Meter during the election year.

No, Patrick Murphy, PolitiFact did not debunk every attack against you

Patrick Murphy should stop we have debunked all of the attacks against him. It's misleading.

Fact-checking the second U.S. Senate debate between Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy

Sen. Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy go head-to-head in the second U.S. Senate debate. 

Fact-checking Florida's U.S. Senate candidates

We review some statements the major candidates have made ahead of the Republican and Democratic primaries.

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in June 2016

Coverage of the Orlando massacre led our most-popular fact-checks in June.