|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.
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010
Camara ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He faces Menachem Raitport (R) in the general election on November 2.
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|
- Subcommittee on Regulated Mortgage Lenders
- 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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