Eric Correa Rivera

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Eric Correa Rivera
Member of the Puerto Rico Senate
from the Carolina district
Assumed office
January 2, 2017
Member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives from the 38th District
In office
January 2, 2009 – January 1, 2013
Preceded by Pedro A. Rodríguez
Succeeded by Javier Aponte Dalmau
Personal details
Born (1975-04-05) April 5, 1975 (age 42)
Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
Political party New Progressive Party (PNP)

Eric Correa Rivera (born April 5, 1975) is a Puerto Rican politician affiliated with the New Progressive Party (PNP). He has been a member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives since 2009 representing District 38.[1]

Early years and studies[edit]

Eric Correa Rivera was born on April 5, 1975. He was raised in Carolina, where he completed his elementary and high school. He graduated from the Angel P. Millán High School.

Correa later enrolled at the University of Turabo to obtain a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Political career[edit]

In 2001, Correa decided to enter active politics and ran for President of the New Progressive Party in his Precinct (106, Carolina). However, after being elected at the 2003 PNP primaries to run for the House of Representatives of Puerto Rico, he was defeated at the general election the next year.

After winning again on the 2008 primaries, Correa campaigned again for the House of Representatives, and was elected at the general election.[1]

After just one term at the House, Correa was not reelected in 2012.[2]


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