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|U.S. House, Georgia, District 11|
|Bachelor's||Mary Washington University|
He holds a bachelor's in biology and psychology from Mary Washington University in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He attended management schools at Lotus, IBM and Siebel. He is working on his MBA.
A brief synopsis of Thompson's career includes:
- Former public school science teacher
- Former US Park Ranger
- 30 years of sales and marketing management experience at leading high-tech companies like EDS, Lotus, IBM, Siebel, salesforce.com, Open Text and AT&T
Thompson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Georgia's 11th District. Thompson was unopposed in the primary and moved on to the general election on November 6, 2012, where he lost to incumbent Phil Gingrey.
|U.S. House, Georgia District 11 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Phil Gingrey Incumbent||68.6%||196,968|
|Source: Georgia Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
- See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010
Thompson did not have any opposition in the July 20 primary.
|Georgia State Senate, District 21 - Democratic Primary (2010)|
|U.S. House, Georgia, District 11, 2012 - Patrick Thompson Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner||$1,720,190|
|Total Spent by Election Winner||$1,140,885|
|Top contributors to Patrick Thompson's campaign committee|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
Thompson has been married to his wife, Lorraine, for more than 25 years and together they have two children.
- Georgia Department of Elections list of state senate candidates
- July 20, 2010 Georgia Senate primary results
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile of Patrick Thompson
- Campaign website
- Patrick Thompson for Congress Facebook Page
- Patrick Thompson for Congress "About" Accessed July 24, 2012
- Georgia Secretary of State "2012 Primary Results"
- Georgia Secretary of State, "Official Results of the Tuesday, July 20, 2010 General Primary Election"
- Georgia Secretary of State - 2010 Election results
- OpenSecrets "2012 Election" Accessed March 21, 2013
- Patrick Thompson for Congress Facebook Page "Info" Accessed July 24, 2012