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|Name = John Patrick
political position = [[Maine State Senate |Maine State Senate, District 14]] |
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  |Position = Maine State Senate District 14
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|Tenure = December 1, 2010-Present
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profession          = Journeyman mechanic |
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website             = [http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio14s.htm Senate site]
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  }}{{tnr}}'''John Patrick''' (b. March 25, 1954) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]]. Patrick was elected to represent [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010#District 14|District 14]] on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''John Patrick''' (b. March 25, 1954) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]]. Patrick was elected to represent [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010#District 14|District 14]] on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
  
 
Before becoming Senator, Patrick served four terms in the Maine House of Representatives, from 2001-2008. In the House, he was a member of the Labor Committee, and chaired the Legal and Veterans Affairs committee during his 3rd and 4th terms.
 
Before becoming Senator, Patrick served four terms in the Maine House of Representatives, from 2001-2008. In the House, he was a member of the Labor Committee, and chaired the Legal and Veterans Affairs committee during his 3rd and 4th terms.

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John Patrick
John Patrick.jpg
Maine State Senate District 14
Incumbent
In office
December 1, 2010-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2012
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$13,852/year (1st session), $10,082/year (2nd)
Per diem$70/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Prior offices
Maine State House of Representatives
2000-2008
Personal
BirthdayMarch 25, 1954
Place of birthRomford, ME
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Patrick (b. March 25, 1954) is a Democratic member of the Maine State Senate. Patrick was elected to represent District 14 on November 2, 2010.

Before becoming Senator, Patrick served four terms in the Maine House of Representatives, from 2001-2008. In the House, he was a member of the Labor Committee, and chaired the Legal and Veterans Affairs committee during his 3rd and 4th terms.

Besides his job as Senator, Patrick is a journeyman mechanic for the NewPage Paper Mill in Rumford, Maine. He is also the former President of the United Paperworkers Union Local 900. Patrick has also served on many boards, including the Maine AFL-CIO, St. Athanasius and St. John's school, and the MSAD 43 school board.

Patrick is a 1972 graduate of Mexico High School.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Patrick has been appointed to these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010

Patrick defeated Republican candidate H. Sawin Millett, Jr. in the November 2 general election.[1]

Maine State Senate, District 14
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John Patrick (D) 9,143 53%
H. Sawin Millett, Jr. (R) 7,342 43%
Blank 787 5%

In the June 8th primary election, Patrick defeated Daniel Smiley by a margin of 3,015to 1,033. [2]

Maine State Senate, District 14 - Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John Patrick 3,015 74.5%
Daniel Smiley 1,033 25.5%

Campaign themes

2010

Patrick's Facebook page gives his views on these issues: [3]

  • Jobs - create jobs that pay a living page
  • Healthcare - lowereing healthcare costs
  • Education - promote economic opportunity through education and small business initiatives

"I would like to continue public service representing Western Maine people in the legislature and I look forward to talking with voters as I go door to door. I have always believed that the knowledge gained talking with voters is my biggest asset."

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Patrick raised $37,834 in contributions. [4]

His largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $36,334 to his campaign.

Personal

Patrick is a lifelong resident of River Valley, Maine. He and his wife Claire M. Coulombe have been married for 32 years and have three children.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bruce Bryant
Maine State Senate District 14
2010–present
Succeeded by
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