Deval Patrick was elected to be the governor of Massachusetts in 2006. He is the first black person to be elected governor of that state, and only the third black person to be elected a governor of any state in the United States. Patrick ran as a Democrat.
Other websites [change]
- Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick official state site
- Deval Patrick for Governor official campaign site
- National Governors Association - Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick biography
- Transcript of Deval Patrick's acceptance speech The Boston Globe, November 8, 2006