|New York State Assembly, District 21|
| Assumed office|
January 1, 2011
| Current term ends|
January 1, 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.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ra has been appointed to the following committees:
- Codes Committee, New York State Assembly
- Education Committee, New York State Assembly
- Health Committee, New York State Assembly
- Labor Committee, New York State Assembly
- Racing and Wagering Committee, New York State Assembly
- 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. 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|
|Edward Ra (R)||18,842|
|Patrick Nicolosi (D)||15,097|
|Mimi Pierre Johnson (WF)||1,556|
In 2010, Ra raised a total of $71,115 in campaign contributions.
His five largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
|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|
Ra has a wife, Laura.
|New York Assembly - District 21
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