Robert Barra

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Robert Barra
New York State Assembly District 14
Former representative
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Robert Barra was a Republican member of the New York State Assembly. He represented District 14 from 2001-2010. Barra was also a councilman for the Town of Hempstead.

Barra's professional experiences include district chief of staff for New York State Senator Dean Skelos and former district director for United States Congressman David Levy.

Barra earned a BA in communication and journalism from Hofstra University. He and his wife, Celeste, have two children; Alexandra and Erica.[1]



Barra did not run for re-election in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Barra won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 14, defeating opponent Joseph Ferrara (D).

Barra raised $48,340 for his campaign while Ferrara raised $12,392.[2]

New York State Assembly, District 14 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Barra (R) 31,167
Joseph Ferrara (D) 23,178

Campaign donors

In 2008, a year in which Barra was up for re-election, he collected $48,340 in donations.[3]

Donor Amount
Dantona Industries $2,500
Ultrapower Battery $2,500
Friends for the Election of Dean Skelos $2,000
New York State Association of Realtors $2,000

Committee assignments

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Political offices
Preceded by
New York Assembly - District 14
Succeeded by
Brian Curran (R)