|New York Senate District 57|
|2005 - present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||9|
|Per diem||$171/full day; $61/half day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 5, 2005|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|New York State Assembly|
|Bachelor's||Saint Bonaventure University|
|Service/branch||United States Air Force|
|Years of service||Present|
|Place of birth||Livingston County, NY|
|Profession||Comm. Director/Civil Air Patrol|
Young served as member/Majority Whip for the Cattaraugus County Legislature. She also served in the New York State Assembly from 1998 to 2005. During this time, she served as Assistant Minority Leader Pro Tempore.
Young attended the State University of New York-Fredonia and earned her B.A. in Mass Communication from Saint Bonaventure University. Her professional experience includes working as a news reporter and as a teacher of leadership and communication. She is currently Director of Communications and Development for a Rehabilitation Center. She served as a Major in the Civil Air Patrol for the United States Air Force.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Young served on the following committees:
|New York Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Children and Families|
|• Environmental Conservation|
|• Housing, Construction and Community Development, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Young served on these committees:
|New York Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Children and Families|
|• Environmental Conservation|
|• Housing, Construction, and Community Development, Chair|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Young served on these committees:
|New York Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Higher Education|
|• Housing, Construction, and Community Development|
|• Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities|
- See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012
Young ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 57. She ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. She also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. Young was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|New York State Senate, District 57, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Catharine Young Incumbent||100%||93,254|
- See also: New York State Senate elections, 2010
Young ran in the 2010 election for New York State Senate District 57. She was unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. She defeated Michael McCormick (D) in the November 2 general election.
|New York State Senate, General Election Results, District 57 (2010)|
|Catharine Young (R)||67,212|
|Michael McCormick (D)||12,121|
On November 4, 2008,, Catharine Young won the election for New York State Senate, District 57 with 82,766 votes.
Young raised $302,179 for her campaign.
|New York State Senate, District 57 (2008)|
|Catharine Young (R)||82,766|
|Christopher Schaeffer (D)||23,400|
Comprehensive donor information for Catharine Young is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Catharine Young raised a total of $1,542,972 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 23, 2013.
|Catharine Young's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||New York State Senate, District 57||$488,769|
|2010||New York State Senate, District 57||$235,866|
|2008||New York State Senate, District 57||$302,179|
|2006||New York State Senate, District 57||$250,299|
|2004||New York State Assembly, District 149||$134,210|
|2002||New York State Assembly, District 149||$85,532|
|2000||New York State Assembly, District 149||$46,117|
|Grand Total Raised||$1,542,972|
2012Catharine Young won re-election to the New York State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Catharine Young raised a total of $488,769.
|New York State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Catharine Young's campaign in 2012|
|New York State Association for Affordable Housing||$17,200|
|Rose Associates LLC||$15,000|
|Seneca Nation of Indians||$10,300|
|Aspenly Co LLC||$10,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$488,769|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Listed below are the largest contributors to Young's 2010 campaign.
|New York State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Catharine Young's campaign in 2010|
|New York Farm Bureau||$24,910|
|1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East||$7,500|
|New York State Correctional Officers||$7,000|
|Seneca Nation of Indians||$5,900|
|Total Raised in 2010||$235,866|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to Catharine Young's 2008 campaign.
|New York State Correctional Officers||$8,050|
|New York State United Teachers||$6,300|
|NTF Properties LLC||$5,000|
|Senate Republican Campaign CMTE of New York||$5,000|
Young and her husband, Dick, have three children.
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- Profile from the New York State Senate
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
- State of New York, State Board of Elections, Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012
- ABC News, "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012
- New York Times, "NY state legislative election results," accessed February 11, 2014
- 2008 Follow the Money's report on Catharine's 2008 campaign contributions
- followthemoney.org, "Young, Catherine" Accessed September 23, 2013
- Follow the Money "Young's 2010 Campaign contributions
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