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Didi Barrett

Didi Barrett is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly representing Assembly District 106, which includes parts of Dutchess and Columbia Counties.[2]

Didi Barrett
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Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 106th District
Assumed office
January 1, 2013
Preceded by Ronald Canestrari
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 103rd District
In office
April 17, 2012 – January 1, 2013
Preceded by Marcus Molinaro
Succeeded by Kevin Cahill
Personal details
Born 1949/1950 (age 67–68)[1]
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) David
Children 2
Residence Hudson Valley, New York
Website Official website

Barrett was elected to the Assembly on March 20, 2012, after a special election to succeed Marcus Molinaro. She serves on the board of the North East Dutchess Fund of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, and is a trustee of the Anderson Foundation for Autism. She is also a founding chairwoman of Girls Incorporated of NYC, and a former board member of NARAL Pro-Choice New York.[3] She is a trustee emeritus of the American Folk Art Museum.[3]

In April 2012, Barrett helped pass a legislative package that would work to end wage discrimination in New York State.[4]

In November 2012, Barrett won re-election in the newly created 106th district seat.[1][5]


  1. ^ a b Wind, Kyle. "NY Assemblywoman DiDi Barrett challenged by Republican David Byrne in 106th District". Daily Freeman. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "District Map". Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Biography". Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Assemblymember Didi Barrett helps pass pay equity legislative package". Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  5. ^ Bradshaw, Sarah. "Barrett wins full term to 106th State Assembly". Retrieved 13 November 2012. 

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Ronald Canestrari
New York State Assembly, 106th District
Preceded by
Marcus Molinaro
New York State Assembly, 103rd District
Succeeded by
Kevin Cahill