Matt Patrick endorses Ron Bergstrom in Barnstable 4th rep race.

EDITOR's NOTE: Representative Matt Patrick (D-Falmouth) confirmed today that he is endorsing Chatham selectman Ron Bergstrom for State Representative in the 4th Barnstable Democratic primary.  Patrick becomes the first member of the Cape’s legislative delegation to endorse a candidate "in this hotly contested race.

"One of the bluest Democrats I've met in a long while."

Representative Patrick said, "While all of the Democrats in this race are good people who I would be proud to serve with in the House, I believe Ron Bergstrom is the best candidate for the 4th Barnstable District because he's a leader who will tell the truth even when it is not popular. 

As a shellfisherman, he knows how important a healthy environment is to many of the traditional trades on the Cape and we need more people like that on Beacon Hill.  He will fight for funding for our schools and waste water treatment.  To top it off he's one of the bluest Democrats I've met in a long while." welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on