|Massachusetts House of Representatives, Fifth Bristol|
|2001 - present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||13|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Bridgewater State University|
|Ph.D.||Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 2010|
|Birthday||May 7, 1950|
|Place of birth||Fall River, Massachusetts|
Haddad has served as Vice Chair of the Somerset Democratic Town Committee.
Haddad's professional experience includes working in customer service for Haddad Electronic Supply, Inc. from 1986 to 2000, and as a teacher in the Town of Somerset from 1972 to 1986.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Haddad served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Rules Joint|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Haddad served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Rules Joint|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Haddad served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2009|
Elections for the office of Massachusetts House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on September 9, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Incumbent Patricia Haddad was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unopposed in the general election.
Haddad won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Fifth Bristol District. Haddad was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Fifth Bristol District (2010)|
|Patricia Haddad (D)||11,105|
On November 4, 2008, Haddad won re-election in the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the Fifth Bristol district. In this election she raised $45,872; of that total $44,392 (97.3%) was from in state contributions and $1,250 (2.7%) was from out of state contributions.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives - Fifth Bristol district|
|Patricia Haddad (D)||15,755|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Haddad received $57,066 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Patricia Haddad's campaign in 2010|
|Giannino, Debra A||$1,000|
|Retired Public Employees||$800|
|Massachusetts Nurses Association||$700|
|Karam, Robert S||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$57,066|
Haddad raised $45,872 in the 2008 election cycle.
Her major contributors are listed below.
|Patricia A. Haddad||$4,345|
|Massachusetts Correction Officers Federated Union||$1,000|
|Massachusetts Federation of Teachers||$1,000|
|Brian S. Hickey||$600|
|15 different donors||$500|
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- Associated Industries of Massachusetts: 2011-2012 Legislative Scorecard
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Haddad has been a member of the Drug Free School Advisory Council, Health Access Collaborative, Legal Aid Budget Working Group, Southcoast Business & Professional Women's Association, South Coast Partnership Steering Committee, University of Massachusetts/Dartmouth Center for Policy Analysis Advisory Committee, and the Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators.
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- Profile from Open States
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
- Patricia Haddad on LinkedIn
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Haddad
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "2014 State Primary Candidates," accessed September 9, 2014
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "2012 State Primary Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Return of Votes - For Massachusetts State Election - November 6, 2012," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Return of Votes - For Massachusetts State Election - November 2, 2010," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Return of Votes For Massachusetts State Election - November 4, 2008," accessed March 18, 2014
- Follow the Money 2008
- Follow the Money, "Massachusetts 2010 - Candidates," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts House donor numbers
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