Matt Patten

Ohio
State Representative, District 7
Type of Seat: 
Challenger
Year: 
2012
Status: 
Not Elected
Woman Candidate: 
No
GLBT: 
No
Person of Color: 
No
Under 35: 
Under 35

Matt Patten is running for State Representative, District 7. Before beginning his political career, Matt worked as a local labor organizer with the Laborers International Union of North America. Matt was elected to the Ohio House of Representatives in 2008 and served for one term. While in the Ohio House, Patten was a strong advocate for education, labor and healthcare. He served as Vice Chair of the Commerce and Labor Committee and was a member of the Health Access and Affordability, Ways and Means, and Alternative Energy and Brownsfield Development Committee.