Murphy Accepting Funds for GCPS Board Re-Election Bid

The District III rep faces a re-election challenge in 2012.

Gwinnett school board member Dr. Mary Kay Murphy, whose district includes several Peachtree Corners schools, has begun accepting campaign contributions for her re-election bid.

Murphy's District III, like the other GCPS districts, was redrawn recently by the Georgia General Assembly after the 2010 Census. The district now includes North Gwinnett High and Peachtree Ridge High. She retains and in the new district.

According to state records, Deborah Mason, wife of incoming Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason, contributed $250 to Murphy in February. Jan Lupuloff, a Norcross High backer, contributed $1,000 in February.

; Murphy attended the reception, as did the Masons.

Murphy has been a GCPS board member since 1997, and lives in Peachtree Corners. She faces a re-election challenger this year in Jen Falk, a founding board member of . The charter school recently was denied a new charter by the Gwinnett system.

Falk has had no contributions, according to state records.

This article was written by the Suwanee Patch editor.


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