Raffaella Paita was born in La Spezia on the 23rd November 1974. She began her political career in 1997 in the role of Left Democratic Group Leader of the City Council of La Spezia, Mayor Giorgio Pagano.
From 2002 to 2007 she worked in the Cabinet office of the Mayor of La Spezia, Mayor Giorgio Pagano
From 2007 to 2010 she covered the position of City Councilor of La Spezia, Mayor Massimo Federici, with powers: La Spezia seaside town, Strategic coastal line projects, Strategic planning, Reorganization of investee companies and the cultural system, Organization of the Municipality, Times and hours of the city, Communication, e-government projects, International cooperation.
In May 2010 she became the President of the PD Group of the Liguria Region IX Legislature and in October 2010 the Councilor for infrastructures of the Liguria Region IX Legislature.
She became Deputy Chamber in March 2018 and in July 2020 the President of the IX Commission for Transport and Telecommunications Camera Italia Viva.
A freelance journalist, she dedicated her entire institutional and political path to her territory, deepening her knowledge of infrastructures and transport over the years that allowed her to play key roles in the Government of the Liguria Region and today at the Chamber of Deputies, where she holds the role of President of the IX Transport and Telecommunications Commission.
He coordinated the drafting of the Italia Shock Plan on infrastructural works still at a standstill in the country, a plan that was partly included in the Government’s Simplification Decree.