Sam Cataldo

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Sam Cataldo
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New Hampshire State Senate, District 6
Incumbent
In office
December 5, 2012 - present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Strafford 3
2010 - 2012
New Hampshire House of Representatives
2002 - 2006
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Sam Cataldo (b. July 16, 1937) is a Republican member of the New Hampshire State Senate, representing District 6. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Cataldo served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 2002 to 2006, and from 2010 to 2012.

Biography

Cataldo's professional experience includes working as a computer consultant and instructor.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce
Judiciary
Executive Departments and Administration, Vice Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cataldo served on this committee:

Elections

2014

See also: New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New Hampshire State Senate will consist of a primary election on September 9, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 13, 2014. Richard Leonard is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Sam Cataldo is unopposed in the Republican primary.

2012

See also: New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2012

Cataldo won election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire State Senate, District 6. Cataldo defeated Dick Green in the September 11th primary election and defeated Richard Leonard (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

New Hampshire State Senate, District 6, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Cataldo 51.3% 12,764
     Democratic Richard Leonard 48.7% 12,127
Total Votes 24,891
New Hampshire State Senate, District 6 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSam Cataldo 52.3% 2,358
Dick Green 47.7% 2,153
Total Votes 4,511

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Cataldo won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.[3][4]

Cataldo advanced past the September 14 primary election. He faced incumbent Larry Brown (D), incumbent Robert Perry (D), incumbent Susan Price (New Hampshire) (D), incumbent Rachel Burke (R), incumbent Carol Vita (R), Richard Stanley (D), Cory Mattocks (D), Alice Surago (D), Janet Kalar (D), Lou Vita (R), Bill O'Connor (R), Joseph Pitre (R), Robbie Parsons (R), William Panek (R), Martin Harty (R), and David Mincin (R) in the November 2 general election.[5][6]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Belknap 2 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sam Cataldo (R) 1,509
Green check mark transparent.png Lou Vita (R) 1,483
Green check mark transparent.png Bill O'Connor (R) 1,483
Green check mark transparent.png Carol Vita (R) 1,345
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Pitre (R) 1,320
Green check mark transparent.png Robbie Parsons (R) 1,210
Green check mark transparent.png William Panek (R) 1,126
Green check mark transparent.png Martin Harty (R) 1,122
Green check mark transparent.png David Mincin (R) 1,116

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Cataldo is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Cataldo raised a total of $24,338 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 19, 2013.[7]

Sam Cataldo's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Hampshire Senate, District 6 Won $23,238
2010 New Hampshire House, Strafford 3 Won $0
2008 New Hampshire Senate, District 3 Defeated $0
2006 New Hampshire House, Strafford 3 Defeated $1,100
2004 New Hampshire House, Strafford 3 Won $0
2002 New Hampshire House, District 68 Won $0
Grand Total Raised $24,338

2012

Cataldo won election to the New Hampshire State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Cataldo raised a total of $23,238.
New Hampshire State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sam Cataldo's campaign in 2012
Friend of David Boutin$1,000
Reed E. Larson (National Right to Work Committee)$1,000
Benson, Craig$1,000
Business & Industry Association of New Hampshire$1,000
New Hampshire First$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$23,238
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Cataldo won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Cataldo did not raise any funds.[8]

2008

Cataldo lost the election to the New Hampshire State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Cataldo did not raise any funds.[9]

2006

Cataldo lost the election for the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Cataldo raised a total of $1,100.

2004

Cataldo won re-election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Cataldo did not raise any funds.[10]

2002

Cataldo won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Cataldo did not raise any funds.[11]

Personal

Cataldo and his wife, Cheryl, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Fenton Groen (R)
New Hampshire State Senate District 6
2012-present
Succeeded by
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