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Matthew Patrick
Massachusetts House of Representatives Third Barnstable
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
January 5, 2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Matthew Patrick (b. April 1, 1952) was a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He represented the Third Barnstable from 2001 to January 5, 2011, and was a Falmouth Town Meeting Member.

Patrick served as Executive Director of Cape and Islands Self Reliance Corporation from 1985-2000. He has also worked as an apprentice with Panton Plumbing, Owner of Seven Suns Solar, and an instructor/volunteer with the Peace Corps in Ghana.

Patrick is a member of the Association for the Preservation of Cape Cod, Falmouth 300 Committee, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, and the Waquoit Village Association.[1]

Committee assignments



See also: Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010

Patrick lost re-election to the Third Barnstable seat in 2010. He was defeated by David Vieira in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Patrick had no primary opposition.


On November 4, 2008, Patrick won re-election for the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the Third Barnstable district.[2] In this election he raised $47,381-; of that total $43,731- (92.3%) was from in state contributions and $3,650- (7.7%) was from out of state contributions.[3]

Massachusetts House of Representatives - Third Barnstable district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Matthew Patrick (D) 12,898
Carey Murphy (I) 8,748
All Others 30
Blanks 1,960

Campaign donors


Patrick raised $47,381 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[4]

Donor Amount
Unitemized Amount $2,750
MEBA District No 1 $1,100
Cape & Islands Democratic Council $1,000
Paul D. Brodeur $1,000
13 different donors $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Massachusetts House of Representatives Barnstable 3
2001–January 5, 2011
Succeeded by
David Vieira