New Hampshire State House, Merrimack 11
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On November 2, 2010 Patten won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.
Patten advanced past the September 14 primary election. He faced incumbent Candace Bouchard (D), incumbent Robert Williams (D), incumbent Michael Bartlett (D), incumbent Lynne Blankenbeker (R), Jim MacKay (D), Jeff Newman (R), Frank Rosano (R), and Klee Dienes (R) in the November 2 general election.
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