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About Obie Patterson

Maryland State Senator Obie Patterson District 26 (Prince George's County)

Senator Obie Patterson was first elected to the Maryland Senate in 2018 and has been a member of the Senate since January 9, 2019. He is a former member of the Maryland House of Delegates and served from 1995 to 2007.

The Senator currently holds the position of Deputy Majority Whip and is a member of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee where he also serves on two subcommittees; the Alcohol Subcommittee and the Education Subcommittee. Additionally, the Senator serves on the Joint Committee on Gaming Oversight and the Legislative Black Caucus. Senator Patterson is the Vice Chair of the Prince George’s County Senate Delegation. He is also a member of the Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities.

Maryland State Senator Obie Patterson  District 26 -  Prince George's County Photo

On Wednesday, 3/24/2021, Governor Larry Hogan signed SB 1 / HB 1 {Historically Black Colleges and University - Funding} into law; Senator Patterson was present to witness this historical event. 15-years in the making, this will provide our four HBCU’s in Maryland – Bowie State University...

On October 29, 2021, Senator Patterson tours the Adventist Healthcare facility in Fort Washington, Maryland with Senate President William “Bill” Ferguson. The two legislators are updated on the urgent healthcare treatment and facility needs of Southern Prince George’s County. The location where the two visited, Fort Washington Medical Center...

On October 21, 2021, Senator Patterson Senator Patterson takes a tour of the newly constructed Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community (ELLC) at Bowie State University. Built partially from funds worked on in Annapolis by the Senator, this center will create an environment where the spirit of innovation can thrive to support development of student...