R. Patrick Ellis

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R. Patrick Ellis
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Candidate for
Massachusetts House of Representatives Fifth Barnstable District
PartyDemocratic
Personal
Birthday12/27/1953
Place of birthSandwich, MA
ProfessionBusiness Owner
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R. Patrick Ellis was a 2012 Democratic candidate for Fifth Barnstable District of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

Ellis has owned his own business since 1999. Prior to that he worked in lawncare and public works.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

Ellis' website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Job Creation

  • Excerpt:"I will partner with small businesses to ensure that government not only works to help them in their recovery, but also does not stand in their way."

Green Technology

  • Excerpt:"We need to invest in the future of green technologies such as charging stations for electric cars, solar panels for area businesses and homes, and properly situated wind facilities."

Environment

  • Excerpt:"I will work with the municipal and state legislature to ensure that the priorities of the residents of this district are the priorities of government."

Use of Herbicides on Power Lines

  • Excerpt:"I have been publicly opposed to the use of herbicides on electric transmission rights of way since I was a college student."

Role of Government

  • Excerpt:"I will not conduct “business as usual” on Beacon Hill. I am a leader our community can trust. I believe our best days are ahead of us."

Elections

2012

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ellis ran in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives District Fifth Barnstable District. He ran unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was defeated by incumbent Randy Hunt (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Massachusetts House of Representatives, Fifth Barnstable District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Hunt Incumbent 56.2% 12,483
     Democratic R. Patrick Ellis 43.8% 9,747
Total Votes 22,230

Personal

Ellis has a wife, Jane.[3]

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