Ray Garofalo

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Raymond Edward "Ray"
Garofalo, Jr.

Louisiana State Representative for District 103 (Orleans, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard parishes)
Assumed office 
January 2012
Preceded by Reed S. Henderson

Born September 9, 1958
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Joan Seibert Garofalo
Religion Roman Catholic

Raymond Edward Garofalo, Jr., known as Ray Garofalo (born September 9, 1958),[1] is a lawyer and businessman from St. Bernard Parish in southeastern Louisiana, who is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives for District 103, which encompasses primarily St. Bernard Parish and four precincts each from neighboring Orleans and Plaquemines parishes.

Garofalo is a graduate of two Roman Catholic institutions in New Orleans, Loyola University and the Loyola Law School.[2]

Considered a conservative, Garofalo won the state House position in the general election held on November 19, 2011, when he defeated the Democrat, Chad Lauga, 7,153 (53.3 percent) to 6,262 (46.7 percent).[3] The incumbent Democrat, Reed S. Henderson, did not seek reelection.

Garofalo was narrowly reelected in the general election held on November 21, 2015, having defeated the Democrat Casey Hunnicutt, 6,562 (51.9 percent) to 6,079 (48.1 percent).[4]

He resides with his wife, the former Joan Seibert (born June 1960), in Meraux, a census designated place in St. Bernard Parish.


  1. Raymond Garofalo. Mylife.com. Retrieved on September 12, 2017.
  2. Representative Ray Garofalo. votesmart.org. Retrieved on May 18, 2012.
  3. General election returns, November 19, 2011. staticresults.sos.la.gov. Retrieved on May 18, 2012.
  4. Results for Election Date: 11/21/2015. Louisiana Secretary of State. Retrieved on November 25, 2015.