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Joe Patterson


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-2022 Republican AD-05 134729 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: June 9, 1982 in Napa, CA
Married: Colleen
Children: Four
University: Sacramento State

2005-2006: Assembly Fellow, Assemblyman Todd Spitzer
2006: Field Director, California Republican Party
2006-2007: Legislative Aide, Assemblyman Kevin Jeffries
2007-2009: Capitol Director, Assemblyman Martin Garrick
2009-2011: Legislative Director, Assembly Minority Leader Martin Garrick
2011-2014: Executive Director, Lincoln Club of Northern California
2014-2019: Executive Director, California Gaming Association
2016-2022: Member, Rocklin City Council

  • QUOTABLE: "Yesterday went exactly how I did not plan." [Source: Twitter @Patterdude 7:29 AM · Dec 9, 2022]
  • QUOTABLE: "All members of my staff are at various meetings. Time to wreck some stuff." [Source: Twitter @Patterdude 2:01 PM · Jan 12, 2023]
  • QUOTABLE: "If there is ever a silent auction to bid on an “exclusive lunch with Asm. Joe Patterson”… I am 100% going to be the top bidder so I know I’ll enjoy the company with myself." [Source: Twitter @Patterdude 8:10 PM · Aug 21, 2023]
  • RECORD SETTING: According to the Secretary of State's "Candidate Party Preference History for the last 10 years" document for the March 2024 Primary, one of Patterson's opponents in the 2024 Primary election, Athena Singh, had changed her voter registration 177 times in the decade prior to that campaign.