Edward Ra

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Edward Ra
New York State Assembly, District 21
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 1, 2011
Current term ends
January 1, 2013
Political party Republican
Profession Attorney
Website House site
Edward Ra is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 21 since 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.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

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.[1] 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.[2]

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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Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Alfano
New York Assembly - District 21
2011–present
Succeeded by
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