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Catherine Cloutier

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Catherine Cloutier
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Delaware State Senate District 5
In office
2001 - Present
Term ends
January 10, 2017
Years in position 14
Base salary$42,750/year
Per diem$7,334 annual expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Personal website
Catherine Cloutier is a Republican member of the Delaware State Senate representing District 5, since 2000.

Cloutier attended Worchester Junior College.

Before becoming a senator, Cloutier was a representative from 1999 to 2000.

Committee assignments


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

Delaware Committee Assignments, 2013
Administrative Services/Elections
Children, Youth & Families
Energy & Transit
Labor & Industrial Relations


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


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Cloutier served on these committees:[1]



See also: Delaware State Senate elections, 2012

Cloutier ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Delaware State Senate District 5. Cloutier ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 11, 2012 and defeated Christopher R. Counihan in the general election on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Delaware State Senate, District 5, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCatherine Cloutier Incumbent 56.2% 12,912
     Democratic Christopher Counihan 43.8% 10,062
Total Votes 22,974


See also: Delaware State Senate elections, 2010

Cloutier won re-election to the District 5 seat in 2010. She was uncontested in the September 14 primary and defeated Christopher Counihan (D) in the November 2 general election.[4]

Delaware State Senate District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCatherine Cloutier 54.4% 7,649
     Democratic Christopher Counihan Incumbent 45.6% 6,411
Total Votes 14,060


On November 7, 2006, Cloutier won re-election to the Delaware State Senate from Delaware's Senate District 5. Cloutier defeated Patricia Morrison (D). Cloutier received 6,945 votes, as compared to Morrison's 6,259 votes.[5] Cloutier raised $56,041 for her campaign in 2006; Morrison raised $24,487.[6]

Delaware State Senate, District 5 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Catherine Cloutier (R) 6,945 52.6%
Patricia Morrison (D) 6,259 47.4%

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


Delaware State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Catherine Cloutier's campaign in 2010
Coalition Of United Republican Ladies$600
Bolling, Joan R$600
Cosenza, Andrew$600
Hobbs, Andrew$600
Bissell, Georgina M$600
Total Raised in 2010 $48,055


In 2008, a year in which she was not up for re-election, Cloutier collected $11,725 in contributions.[7] The ten largest contributors were as follows:

Donor Amount
Russell, Anker, McCarter, and English LLP $600
Michael Kelly $600
Joan Hicks $600
Joseph Mitchell $600
John Marta $600
Harry Simeone $600
Nonpartisan Citizens for Business Expansion $600
Gary Simpson $600
Joseph Labonte $600
James Hicks $600


In 2006, Cloutier collected $56,041 in contributions.[8] The ten largest contributors to her campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Delaware Republican Party $4,000
Terry A. Strine $600
Delaware State AFL-CIO $600
Lammot Copeland $600
Delaware State Auto Workers $600
David Sowa $600
Christopher Tilgani $600
Michael Simeone $600
Harry Simeone $600
Michael Kelly $600

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District 5

Cloutier represents Delaware Senate District 5.

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Delaware Senate District 5
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