Patrick Thompson

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Patrick Thompson
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Georgia, District 11
Bachelor'sMary Washington University
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Patrick Thompson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Georgia's 11th District. Thompson was a Democratic candidate for District 21 of the Georgia State Senate.


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.[1]


A brief synopsis of Thompson's career includes:[1]

  • 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,, Open Text and AT&T



See also: Georgia's 11th Congressional District elections, 2012

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.[2]

U.S. House, Georgia District 11 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhil Gingrey Incumbent 68.6% 196,968
     Democratic Patrick Thompson 31.4% 90,353
Total Votes 287,321
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.[3]

Georgia State Senate, District 21 - Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Patrick Thompson 2,347 100.0%

Thompson's lost in the November 2 general election to Republican incumbent Chip Rogers.[4]

Campaign donors


Breakdown of the source of Thompson's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Thompson lost election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Thompson's campaign committee raised a total of $5,956 and spent $6,379.[5]


Thompson has been married to his wife, Lorraine, for more than 25 years and together they have two children.[6]

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