|New York State Assembly District 43|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
|Profession||Executive Pastor, First Baptist Church of Crown Heights|
Camara's professional experiences include congressional intern for United States Representative Major Owens; director of institutional advancement for Cush Campus Schools; as an employee of the American Red Cross of Greater New York, Emergency Family Center; student intern, assistant pastor, and executive pastor of First Baptist Church of Crown Heights.
Camara attended Wesley Theological Seminary, Fordham University, and Alfred University. He earned a BA in english literature and chemistry from Xavier University and a MDiv from New York Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Orelia, have one child.
On November 4, 2008 Camara won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 43, defeating opponent Stuart Balberg (R).
Camara raised $46,954 for his campaign while Balberg raised $0.
|New York State Assembly, District 43 2008|
|Karim Camara (D)||27,769|
|Stuart Balberg (R)||2,096|
In 2008, a year in which Camara was up for election, he collected $46,954 in donations.
The major contributors were:
|1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East||$7,200|
|New York State Trial Lawyers||$6,600|
|Democrats for Education Reform||$3,000|
|New York State United Teachers||$1,500|
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- Subcommittee on Autism Retention
- Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee, New York Assembly
- Education Committee, New York Assembly
- Housing Committee, New York Assembly
- Subcommittee on Retention of Homeownership and Stabilization of Affordable Housing
- New York Assembly - Rep. Karim Camara
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
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