Cate Steel recently ran to serve East Lyme and Salem as the Democratic candidate for the State Representative of Connecticut’s 37th District. A 24-year resident of East Lyme, Cate is a retired educator, survivor, and resilient leader, having overcome family fires everywhere, she is always fighting for the less privileged and disadvantaged. And giving a platform no, voice — to those who cannot speak strongly enough for themselves. She has worked with students who started as not speaking at all later helping them have communication skills.
Her resounding and infectious laughter brings smiles to the inflicted and joys to those with sorrow. She demonstrates her tenacity by always trying her best, and power through unwavering kindness. She’s inclusive, seeking to find solutions, and brings out the best in people. Cate stands up for what she truly believes in— regardless if it is the most popular, or if she might make something off it.