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  |Name = John Patrick
 
  |Name = John Patrick
 
  |Profile picture = John Patrick.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = John Patrick.jpg
  |Position = Maine State Senate District 14
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  |Position = Maine State Senate, District 14
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = December 1, 2010-Present
 
  |Tenure = December 1, 2010-Present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|December 1, 2012]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|December 3, 2014]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2010
 
  |Assumed office = 2010
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
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  |Leadership 5 =  
 
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  |Base salary = $13,852/year (1st session), $10,082/year (2nd)
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  |Base salary = $13,852/year (first regular session) <br> $9,661/year (second regular session)
  |Per diem = $70/day
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  |Per diem = $38/day, plus $32/day for meals
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
  |Last election =  
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  |Last election = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |First elected = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |Term limits = Four consecutive terms
 
  |Term limits = Four consecutive terms
  |Next election = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
  |Prior office = Maine State House of Representatives
 
  |Prior office = Maine State House of Representatives
 
  |Prior office years = 2000-2008
 
  |Prior office years = 2000-2008
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  |Citations =  
 
  |Citations =  
 
  |Birthday = March 25, 1954
 
  |Birthday = March 25, 1954
  |Place of birth = Romford, ME
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  |Place of birth = Romford, Maine
 
  |Profession =  
 
  |Profession =  
 
  |Religion = Catholic
 
  |Religion = Catholic
  |Office website = http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio14s.htm
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  |Office website = http://legisweb1.mainelegislature.org/wp/senate/126th-maine-senators/senator-john-patrick/
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
}}{{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]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing [[Maine State Senate District 14|District 14]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 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.
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Patrick served in the [[Maine House of Representatives]] from 2001 to 2008.
  
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.
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==Biography==
 
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Patrick's professional experience includes working as a journeyman mechanic for the NewPage Paper Mill in Rumford, Maine.
Patrick is a 1972 graduate of Mexico High School.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Patrick served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Maine
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Joint1 = Yes
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|Committee2 = Veterans and Legal Affairs
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|Joint2 = Yes
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Patrick has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Patrick served on these committees:
* [[Senatorial Vote Committee, Maine State Senate|Senatorial Vote]]
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* [[Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee, Maine State Legislature|Inland Fisheries and Wildlife]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee, Maine State Legislature|Veterans and Legal Affairs]]
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|Collapse= Yes
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|State = Maine
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Senatorial Vote  
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|Committee2 = Inland Fisheries and Wildlife  
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|Joint2 = Yes
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|Committee3 = Veterans and Legal Affairs  
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|Joint3 = Yes
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2010====
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Patrick's Facebook page highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=127462180598964 ''Facebook'', "John's Announcement," accessed October 28, 2010 ''(dead link)'']</ref>
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* '''Jobs''' - create jobs that pay a living page
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* '''Healthcare''' - lowereing healthcare costs
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* '''Education''' - promote economic opportunity through education and small business initiatives
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"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."
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==Elections==
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===2014===
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{{ME SD14 2014}}
  
==Elections==
 
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
::''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
::''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
Patrick is running for re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the June 12, 2012 Democratic primary and will face [[C. Harvey Calden]] (R) and [[Leonard Greaney]] (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2012/2012candidate.pdf ''Maine Secretary of State'' "Primary Candidate List," June 12, 2012]</ref>
 
===2010===
 
  
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Patrick won re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the June 12, 2012, Democratic primary and defeated [[C. Harvey Calden]] (R) and [[Leonard Greaney]] (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2012/2012candidate.pdf ''Maine Secretary of State'', "Primary Candidate List," accessed June 12, 2012]</ref>
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|Chamber = Maine State Senate, District 14, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|party3 = Independent
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|winner1 = John Patrick
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|Inc1 =
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|candidate2 = C. Harvey Calden
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|candidate3 = Leonard Greaney
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|votes1 = 10529
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|votes2 = 5562
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|votes3 = 2442
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}}
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===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
  
Patrick defeated Republican candidate [[H. Sawin Millett, Jr.]] in the November 2 general election.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior10-11.htm#nov2010 Maine Official Election Results]</ref>  
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Patrick defeated Republican candidate [[H. Sawin Millett, Jr.]] in the November 2 general election.<ref name=me>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior10-11.htm#nov2010 ''Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions'', "Official 2010 Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref>  
  
 
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In the June 8th primary election, Patrick defeated Daniel Smiley by a margin of '''3,015'''to 1,033. <ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior10-11.htm Results for the June 8, 2010 primary in Maine]</ref>
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In the June 8th primary election, Patrick defeated Daniel Smiley by a margin of '''3,015''' to 1,033.<ref name=me/>
  
 
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==Campaign themes==
 
===2010===
 
Patrick's Facebook page gives his views on these issues: <ref>[http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=127462180598964 Facebook: John's Announcement]</ref>
 
* '''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==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Patrick
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|Full name = John Patrick
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|year = 2000
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|Editdate = September 10, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5373 ''followthemoney.org'', "Patrick, John," accessed September 10, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 21450
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|Maine State Senate, District 14]]
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|totalraised2010 = 37834
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|Maine State Senate, District 14]]
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|totalraised2006 = 5282
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2006|Maine State House, District 92]]
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|totalraised2004 = 4713
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2004|Maine State House, District 92]]
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|totalraised2002 = 5022
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2002|Maine State House, District 70]]
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|totalraised2000 = 3763
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|result2000 = Won
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|office2000 = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2000|Maine State House, District 70]]
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}}
  
In 2010, Patrick raised $37,834 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=ME&y=2010&f=S&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Patrick
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|full Name = John Patrick
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|office= Maine State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 21,450
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|org1 = Public Fund
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|org2 = Gallant, Wayne J
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|org3 = Jury, Nathan A
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|org4 = Macadam, James
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|org5 = Hobbins, Barry J
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|orgamount1 = 19950
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|orgamount2 = 100
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|orgamount3 = 100
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|orgamount4 = 100
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|orgamount5 = 100
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|}}
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===2010===
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In 2010, Patrick raised $37,834 in contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=ME&y=2010&f=S&so=O#sorttable ''followthemoney.org'', "Patrick, John," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>   
  
 
His largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $36,334 to his campaign.
 
His largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $36,334 to his campaign.
  
 
==Personal==
 
==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.
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Patrick and his wife, Claire M. Coulombe, have three children. He is the former President of the United Paperworkers Union Local 900. Patrick has served on the boards of the Maine AFL-CIO, St. Athanasius and St. John's school and MSAD 43.  
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==See also==
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*[[Maine State Legislature]]
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*[[Maine State Senate]]
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*[[Maine Senate Committees]]
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*[[Maine Joint Committees]]
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*[[Maine state legislative districts]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
{{submit a leg link}}
*[http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio14s.htm Senate website]
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*[http://legisweb1.mainelegislature.org/wp/senate/126th-maine-senators/senator-john-patrick/ John Patrick on the Maine State Senate website]
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*[http://openstates.org/me/legislators/MEL000014/john-l-patrick/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=36728 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=36728 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=36728 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=36728 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=118196 2010]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139808 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=118196 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=85939 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=64587 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19808 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=1484 2000]
* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/John-Patrick-for-Maine-Senate-14/120147568020027 John Patrick for Senate on Facebook]
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* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/John-Patrick-for-Maine-Senate-14/120147568020027 John Patrick on Facebook]
  
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 22:42, 2 June 2014

John Patrick
John Patrick.jpg
Maine State Senate, District 14
Incumbent
In office
December 1, 2010-Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$13,852/year (first regular session)
$9,661/year (second regular session)
Per diem$38/day, plus $32/day for meals
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Prior offices
Maine State House of Representatives
2000-2008
Personal
BirthdayMarch 25, 1954
Place of birthRomford, Maine
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Patrick (b. March 25, 1954) is a Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 14. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Patrick served in the Maine House of Representatives from 2001 to 2008.

Biography

Patrick's professional experience includes working as a journeyman mechanic for the NewPage Paper Mill in Rumford, Maine.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Patrick served on the following committees:

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development, Chair
Veterans and Legal Affairs

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Patrick served on these committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2010

Patrick's Facebook page highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • 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."

Elections

2014

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for party candidates wishing to run in this election was March 17, 2014. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the primary election was April 28, 2014, and the deadline for non-party candidates to run in the general election was June 2, 2014. David Bustin defeated Louis Sigel in the Democratic primary. Earle McCormick was unopposed in the Republican primary. Gary Quintal is running as an unaffiliated candidate.[2][3]

2012

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Patrick won re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the June 12, 2012, Democratic primary and defeated C. Harvey Calden (R) and Leonard Greaney (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

Maine State Senate, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Patrick 56.8% 10,529
     Republican C. Harvey Calden 30% 5,562
     Independent Leonard Greaney 13.2% 2,442
Total Votes 18,533

2010

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010

Patrick defeated Republican candidate H. Sawin Millett, Jr. in the November 2 general election.[5]

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 3,015 to 1,033.[5]

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 donors

Comprehensive donor information for Patrick is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Patrick raised a total of $78,064 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 10, 2013.[6]

John Patrick's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State Senate, District 14 Won $21,450
2010 Maine State Senate, District 14 Won $37,834
2006 Maine State House, District 92 Won $5,282
2004 Maine State House, District 92 Won $4,713
2002 Maine State House, District 70 Won $5,022
2000 Maine State House, District 70 Won $3,763
Grand Total Raised $78,064

2012

Patrick won re-election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Patrick raised a total of $21,450.
Maine State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Patrick's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$19,950
Gallant, Wayne J$100
Jury, Nathan A$100
Macadam, James$100
Hobbins, Barry J$100
Total Raised in 2012$21,450
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Patrick raised $37,834 in contributions.[7]

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

Personal

Patrick and his wife, Claire M. Coulombe, have three children. He is the former President of the United Paperworkers Union Local 900. Patrick has served on the boards of the Maine AFL-CIO, St. Athanasius and St. John's school and MSAD 43.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term John + Patrick + Maine + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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See also

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