|Governor of Massachusetts|
January 4, 2007
|Preceded by||Mitt Romney|
|Born||July 31, 1956
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Deval Patrick (born July 31, 1956) is an American politician. He was elected to be the governor of Massachusetts in 2006. He is the first African-American to be elected governor of that state, and only the third African-American to be elected a governor of any state in the United States. Patrick ran as a Democrat.
Other websites[change | change source]
- 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