Naomi Rivera

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Naomi Rivera
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 80th district
In office
Succeeded byMark Gjonaj
Personal details
Political partyDemocratic

Naomi Rivera was a United States politician of the Democratic Party who represented District 80 in the New York State Assembly from 2004 to 2012. Her district encompassed Morris Park, Bronx Park East, Pelham Gardens, and Norwood, among other communities located in the Bronx.

An assemblywoman since January 2005, she previously served as Director of Special Events for the Bronx Borough President's office and Deputy Chief Clerk of the Bronx Board of Elections. On September 13, 2012, Naomi Rivera lost to Mark Gjonaj in the Democratic primary race.[1] Prior to the primary election, Rivera was investigated by four governmental regulatory agencies on corruption charges.[2]

She is the daughter of New York Assemblyman Jose Rivera and sister of New York City Councilman Joel Rivera.


  1. ^ King, David (November 5, 2012). "Guide For The Last Minute Voter: General Election 2012". Gotham Gazette. Retrieved 11 November 2012.
  2. ^ Kratz, Alex (September 20, 2012). "Naomi Rivera Defeated Soundly in Assembly Primary By Hard-Working Challenger". Bronx News. Retrieved 11 November 2012.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Jeffrey Klein
New York State Assembly, 80th District
Succeeded by
Mark Gjonaj