Catherine Osten

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Catherine Osten
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Connecticut State Senate District 19
In office
January 9, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$28,000/year
Per diemNone
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Catherine Osten is a Democratic member of the Connecticut State Senate, representing District 19. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.[1][2]

Committee assignments


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

Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2013
Labor and Public Employees, Chair
Planning and Development, Vice Chair
Public Safety and Security
Veterans' Affairs



See also: Connecticut State Senate elections, 2012

Osten ran in the 2012 election for Connecticut State Senate District 19. Osten defeated Tom Reynolds in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012. She defeated Christopher Coutu (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012. [1][3][4]

Connecticut State Senate, District 19, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCatherine A. Osten 51.6% 19,882
     Republican Christopher Coutu 48.4% 18,679
Total Votes 38,561

Connecticut State Senate, District 19 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCatherine Osten 57.6% 2,269
Tom Reynolds 42.4% 1,668
Total Votes 3,937


Osten received endorsements from:[5]

  • Connecticut State Employees Association/Service Employees International (CSEA/SEIU)
  • 19th District previous incumbent Edith Prague


See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2010

Osten was unopposed in the August 10 primary. Osten was defeated by incumbent Republican Christopher Coutu in the November 2 general election.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Osten is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Osten raised a total of $186,959 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 17, 2013.[6]

Catherine Osten's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Connecticut State Senate, District 19 Won $146,700
2010 Connecticut State House, District 47 Defeated $40,259
Grand Total Raised $186,959


Osten won election to the Connecticut State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Osten raised a total of $146,700.
Connecticut State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Catherine Osten's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$128,775
Horwitz, James$180
Brown, Rosemary$150
James, Joanna I$150
Predmore, Roy$105
Total Raised in 2012$146,700
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
Edith Prague (D)
Connecticut State Senate 19
Succeeded by