Michael Katz

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Michael Katz
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Delaware State Senate District 4
Former member
In office
2009 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sBates College
Master'sGeorgetown University, 1985 and Georgetown University, 2000
M.D.Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1989
Date of birth01/16/1962
ProfessionPhysician, Anesthesiologist; Outpatient Anesthesia Specialists
Personal website
Michael "Mike" Katz is a former Democratic member of the Delaware State Senate, representing District 4 from 2009 to 2013.


Katz earned his B.S. from Bates College, his M.B.A. from the Georgetown University School of Business and his M.D. from the Georgetown University School of Medicine. His professional experience includes working as a physician and anesthesiologist.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Katz served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Katz served on these committees:



See also: Delaware State Senate elections, 2012

Katz ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Delaware State Senate District 4. Katz ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 11, 2012 and was defeated by Gregory Lavelle in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Delaware State Senate, District 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGregory Lavelle 50.8% 11,970
     Democratic Michael Katz Incumbent 47.5% 11,188
     Libertarian Marcia Groff 1.7% 410
Total Votes 23,568


On November 4, 2008, Katz won election to the Delaware State Senate from Delaware's 4th Senate District. Katz defeated John Clatworthy (R). Katz received 11,296 votes, while Clatworthy received 11,004 votes.[3] Katz raised $97,039 for his campaign in 2008, while Clatworthy raised $201,091.[4]

Delaware State Senate, District 4 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Katz (D) 11,296 50.7%
John Clatworhty (R) 11,004 49.3%

Campaign donors

2010 (Off-cycle)

Delaware State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Katz's campaign in 2010
Katz, Michael S$729
Delaware Racing Association$600
Tunnell Iii, Robert W$600
Crell, Andrew M$600
Byrd, Robert L$600
Total Raised in 2010 $10,179


In 2008, Katz collected $97,039 in contributions.[4] The top three contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Lawrence I. Zutz $1,200
Joyce M. Zutz $1,200
Delaware Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians $750


Katz and his wife, Trish, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Delaware Senate District 4
Succeeded by
Gregory Lavelle (R)