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Revision as of 16:59, 26 July 2012

Andrew Raia
New York State Assembly District 9
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 12
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sState University New York at New Paltz, 1991
Office website
Andrew Raia is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 9 since 2003.

Raia's professional experiences include chief of staff for Suffolk County Legislator Allan Binder; and as an office worker for multiple New York State Assemblymen, a New York State Senate Majority Leader, and a New York State Senator.

Raia earned a BA in political science from the State University New York at New Paltz.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Raia has been appointed to the following committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Raia served on the following committees:



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Raia ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. He defeated Christopher Dempsey (D) in the general election on November 2.[2] In addition to his slot on the Republican Party ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State and the Conservative Party.

New York State Assembly, District 9 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Andrew Raia (R) 27,156
Christopher Dempsey (D) 11,967


On November 4, 2008 Raia won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 9, defeating opponents Karen Kerr-Ozimek (D) and Michele Mastrangelo (WF).

Raia raised $114,874 for his campaign while Kerr-Ozimek raised $11,662 and Mastrangelo raised $0.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 9 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Andrew Raia (R) 33,905
Karen Kerr-Ozimek (D) 20,225
Michele Mastrangelo (WF) 1,002

Campaign donors


In 2010, Raia received $94,246 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Andrew Raia's campaign in 2010
Gersh, Edward$4,200
New York State United Teachers$3,350
Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association$2,900
Association Of Municipal Employees$2,800
Total Raised in 2010 $94,246


In 2008, a year in which Raia was up for re-election, he collected $114,874 in donations.[5]

Donor Amount
Andrew Raia $4,750
New York State United Teachers $2,800
Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association $2,475
Edward Gersh PAC $2,200

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Political offices
Preceded by
New York Assembly - District 9
Succeeded by