Ed Ra

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Edward P. Ra
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 19st district
Assumed office
January 1, 2011
Preceded by Thomas Alfano
Personal details
Born (1981-11-04) November 4, 1981 (age 35)[1]
Mineola, New York[1]
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Laura[2]
Residence Franklin Square, New York[2]
Alma mater Loyola College
St. John's University School of Law[2]
Profession lawyer, politician
Website Official website

Edward P. "Ed" Ra (born November 4, 1981)[1] is an American politician who is a member of the New York State Assembly. A Long Island native, Ra was elected to represent the people of the 21st District in the New York State Assembly on November 2, 2010. He is a Republican whose district includes part of Nassau County, New York.[3]

Ra earned a B.A. in computer science from Loyola College in 2004. He received his Juris Doctorate from St. John's University School of Law in 2007 and LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2008.[2][4]

Edward Ra served as the Deputy Town Attorney for the Town of Hempstead, where the Town Attorney is his father, Joseph Ra. He was also a legal aide in the Office of the New York State Attorney General.[2][4]

Ra is a lifetime resident of Franklin Square, New York, where he resides with his wife Laura.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Assembly Member Edward P. Ra". Capitol Info. Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved March 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Edward P. Ra: Biography". New York State Assembly. Retrieved February 12, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Curran, Ra win Assembly seats". LIHerald.com. November 4, 2010. Retrieved March 13, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Voters Guide: Edward P. Ra". Newsday. 2014. Retrieved February 12, 2016. 

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Thomas Alfano
New York State Assembly, 21st District
January 1, 2011 – present