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Catherine Cool Rumsey

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Catherine Cool Rumsey
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Rhode Island State Senate District 34
In office
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$14,185.95/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sNazareth College
Place of birthNew York
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Catherine Cool Rumsey is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island State Senate, representing District 34. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Rumsey served on the following committees:

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Environment & Agriculture
Health & Human Services


Campaign themes


Rumsey said that she will work to create a job friendly environment, build sustainable funding for education, preserve the environment and natural resources, as well as avoid passing laws with unfunded mandates for cities and towns.[1]



See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2012

Rumsey won election in the 2012 election for Rhode Island State Senate District 34. She was unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 11. Incumbent Francis Maher defeated Paul R. Mcfadden in the Republican primary. Rumsey defeated Maher in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 34, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCatherine Cool Rumsey 55.1% 7,150
     Republican Francis Maher, Jr. Incumbent 44.8% 5,809
     Other Write-in 0.1% 14
Total Votes 12,973

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Catherine Cool Rumsey is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Catherine Cool Rumsey raised a total of $6,900 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 30, 2013.[3]

Catherine Cool Rumsey's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Rhode Island State Senate, District 34 Won $6,900
Grand Total Raised $6,900


Catherine Cool Rumsey won election to the to the Rhode Island State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Catherine Cool Rumsey raised a total of $6,900.

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Preceded by
Francis Maher (R)
Rhode Island State Senate District 34
Succeeded by