José Rafael Peralta (November 10, 1971 – November 22, 2018) was an American politician. He was born in New York City. He was in the New York State Assembly and New York State Senate. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He last represented District 13 in the State Senate. He was elected in a landslide to the New York State Senate on March 16, 2010.
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