Vote button trans.png
April's Project of the Month
It's spring time. It's primary election season!
Click here to find all the information you'll need to cast your ballot.




Raafat Barsoom

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Raafat Barsoom
Raafat Barsoom.jpg
Candidate for
New Jersey State Senate, District 29
PartyRepublican
Personal
ProfessionPhysician
CandidateVerification
Raafat Barsoom was a 2013 Republican candidate for District 29 of the New Jersey State Senate.[1]

Biography

Barsoom is a physician at the HackensackUMC Mountainside Hospital. He has served as a board member for the North Jersey Developmental Center.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2013

In an interview with the Belleville Times, Barsoom highlighted the concerns he has for his district, including high crime rates, high property taxes, unemployment and a lack of safety on the streets. Barsoom said, if elected, he would "push for more police in Newark, and more police presence on the streets."[2]

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Barsoom ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 29. Barsoom was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He was defeated by incumbent M. Teresa Ruiz (D) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[3][4][5][6]

New Jersey State Senate, District 29 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTeresa Ruiz Incumbent 78.3% 16,078
     Republican Raafat Barsoom 17.7% 3,636
     Independent Pablo Olivera 3.9% 808
Total Votes 20,522

Personal

Barsoom currently resides in Belleville, New Jersey.

Recent news

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Raafat + Barsoom + New + Jersey + Senate"

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Raafat Barsoom News Feed

  • Loading...

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References