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|Name = Edward Ra
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 19
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}}{{tnr}}'''Edward P. Ra''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 19.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.
  
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.
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He previously represented District 21 from 2011 to 2013.
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==Biography==
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Ra 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. His professional experience includes being a legal aide to the New York State Attorney General, and the Deputy Town Attorney for the Town of Hempstead.  
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ra served on the following committees:
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|Committee1 = Codes
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Committee3 = Health
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|Committee4 = Higher Education
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|Committee5 = Labor
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ra has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ra served on the following committees:
* [[Codes Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Education Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Health Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Labor Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Racing and Wagering Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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|Committee1 = Codes
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Committee3 = Health
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|Committee4 = Labor
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|Committee5 = Racing and Wagering
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==Elections==
 
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===2012===
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Ra ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|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. <ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
Ra has a wife, Laura.
 
Ra has a wife, Laura.
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Revision as of 21:24, 8 July 2013

Edward Ra
EdwardRa.jpg
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$171/full day; $61/half 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 P. Ra is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 19. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

He previously represented District 21 from 2011 to 2013.

Biography

Ra 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. His professional experience includes being a legal aide to the New York State Attorney General, and the Deputy Town Attorney for the Town of Hempstead.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Codes
Education
Health
Higher Education
Labor

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ra served on 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]

New York State Assembly, District 19, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEdward Ra Incumbent 62.1% 28,799
     Democratic Gary B. Port 37.9% 17,599
Total Votes 46,398

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

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.

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