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Revision as of 14:56, 7 January 2013

Edward Ra
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New York State Assembly District 19
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
J.D.St. John's University School of Law, 2007
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Edward Ra is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 19 since 2013. He previously represented District 21 from 2011 to 2013.

Ra has been a legal aide to the New York State Attorney General and the Deputy Town Attorney for the Town of Hempstead. He earned his B.A. in 2004 from Loyola College in Maryland, his J.D. in 2007 from St. John's University School of Law and his LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law in 2008 from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He lives in Franklin Square with his wife Laura.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Ra ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 19. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. He defeated Gary B. Port in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Ra was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. Ra defeated Patrick Nicolosi (D) and Mimi Pierre Johnson (D) in the general election on November 2.[3] In addition to his slot on the Republican Party ticket, Ra was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State and the Conservative Party.

New York State Assembly, District 21 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Edward Ra (R) 18,842
Patrick Nicolosi (D) 15,097
Mimi Pierre Johnson (WF) 1,556

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Ra raised a total of $71,115 in campaign contributions.[4]

His five largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Forchelli Curto Deegan Schwartz Mineo Cohn & Terra $3,750
Friends of Balboni $2,500
Dils Gasoline Inc $1,500
A & S Bagel Inc $1,500
Yamali, Linda $1,500

Personal

Ra has a wife, Laura.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
David McDonough (R)
New York Assembly District 19
2013-present
Succeeded by
NA
Preceded by
Thomas Alfano
New York Assembly District 21
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Brian Curran