Matthew Patrick

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Matthew Patrick
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Massachusetts State Senate, Plymouth & Barnstable District
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Massachusetts House of Representatives, Third Barnstable District
2001 - 2011
Matthew Patrick (b. April 1, 1952) was a 2014 Democratic candidate for the Plymouth and Barnstable District of the Massachusetts State Senate.[1]

Patrick served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Third Barnstable district from 2001 to January 5, 2011, and was a Falmouth Town Meeting Member.

Patrick served as Executive Director of Cape and Islands Self Reliance Corporation from 1985-2000. He has also worked as an apprentice with Panton Plumbing, Owner of Seven Suns Solar, and an instructor/volunteer with the Peace Corps in Ghana.

Patrick is a member of the Association for the Preservation of Cape Cod, Falmouth 300 Committee, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, and the Waquoit Village Association.[2]

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See also: Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Massachusetts State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election was held on September 9, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Matthew Patrick was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Vinny deMacedo was unopposed in the Republican primary. DeMacedo defeated Patrick and Heather Mullins (L) in the general election.[1]

Massachusetts State Senate Plymouth & Barnstable District, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngVinny deMacedo 58.9% 38,250
     Democratic Matthew Patrick 33.9% 22,053
     Libertarian Heather Mullins 3.5% 2,272
     None Blank Votes 3.7% 2,380
     None All Others 0% 12
Total Votes 64,967


See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Patrick lost re-election to the Third Barnstable seat in 2010. He was defeated by David Vieira in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Patrick had no primary opposition.


On November 4, 2008, Patrick won re-election for the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the Third Barnstable district.[3] In this election he raised $47,381-; of that total $43,731- (92.3%) was from in state contributions and $3,650- (7.7%) was from out of state contributions.[4]

Massachusetts House of Representatives - Third Barnstable district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Matthew Patrick (D) 12,898
Carey Murphy (I) 8,748
All Others 30
Blanks 1,960

Campaign donors


Patrick raised $47,381 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[5]

Donor Amount
Unitemized Amount $2,750
MEBA District No 1 $1,100
Cape & Islands Democratic Council $1,000
Paul D. Brodeur $1,000
13 different donors $500

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Preceded by
Massachusetts House of Representatives Barnstable 3
2001–January 5, 2011
Succeeded by
David Vieira