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|U.S. House, Georgia, District 11|
|Bachelor's||Mary Washington University|
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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.
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
- 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.
- 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)
| Patrick Thompson
Thompson's lost in the November 2 general election to Republican incumbent Chip Rogers.
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.
|U.S. House, Georgia, District 11, 2012 - Patrick Thompson Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner
|Total Spent by Election Winner
|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.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Patrick Thompson for Congress, "About" accessed July 24, 2012
- ↑ Georgia Secretary of State "2012 Primary Results"
- ↑ Georgia Secretary of State, "Official 2010 Primary election results," accessed March 24, 2014
- ↑ Georgia Secretary of State, "2010 Election results," accessed December 31, 2014
- ↑ OpenSecrets, "2012 Election" accessed March 21, 2013
- ↑ Patrick Thompson for Congress Facebook Page, "Info" accessed July 24, 2012