|Maine State Senate District 14|
|December 1, 2010-Present|
|December 1, 2012|
|Years in position||5|
|Base salary||$13,852/year (1st session), $10,082/year (2nd)|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
|Maine State House of Representatives|
|Date of birth||March 25, 1954|
|Place of birth||Romford, ME|
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.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Patrick has been appointed to these committees:
- 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.
- See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010
|Maine State Senate, District 14|
|John Patrick (D)||9,143||53%|
|H. Sawin Millett, Jr. (R)||7,342||43%|
In the June 8th primary election, Patrick defeated Daniel Smiley by a margin of 3,015to 1,033. 
|Maine State Senate, District 14 - Democratic Primary (2010)|
Patrick's Facebook page gives his views on these issues: 
- 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."
In 2010, Patrick raised $37,834 in contributions. 
His largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $36,334 to his campaign.
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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- Senate website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- John Patrick for Senate on Facebook
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