Difference between revisions of "Francis Becker Jr."

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Text replace - "is running in the [[U.S." to "ran in the [[U.S.")
Line 24: Line 24:
 
|Personal website =
 
|Personal website =
 
}}
 
}}
{{tnr}}'''Francis Becker Jr.''' is a 2012 [[Republican]] and [[Conservative Party]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[New York's 4th congressional district elections, 2012|the 4th Congressional District]] of [[New York]].
+
{{tnr}}'''Francis Becker Jr.''' was a 2012 [[Republican]] and [[Conservative Party]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[New York's 4th congressional district elections, 2012|the 4th Congressional District]] of [[New York]]. he lost in the general election.<ref name="cnnr">[http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/results/state/NY/house ''CNN'' "New York Districts Race - 2012 Election Center"]</ref>
  
 
Becker is a Nassau County legislator and owns a financial planning business.<ref name="tin">[http://www.theislandnow.com/new_hyde_park/news/article_00c75086-b0c8-11e1-a1d9-001a4bcf887a.html ''The Island Now'' "Becker takes second shot for Congress," June 7, 2012]</reF>
 
Becker is a Nassau County legislator and owns a financial planning business.<ref name="tin">[http://www.theislandnow.com/new_hyde_park/news/article_00c75086-b0c8-11e1-a1d9-001a4bcf887a.html ''The Island Now'' "Becker takes second shot for Congress," June 7, 2012]</reF>
Line 37: Line 37:
 
:: ''See also: [[New York's 4th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York's 4th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
Becker ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2012|New York's]] [[New York's 4th congressional district elections, 2012|4th District]]. He sought the nomination on the Republican and Conservative Party tickets and defeated [[Frank Scaturro]] in the June 26 Republican primary.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled_primary ''New York Board of Elections'' "Filings for June 26, 2012 Federal Primary," Accessed June 11, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/NY_US_House_0626.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''AP'' "2012 primary results"]</ref>
+
Becker ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2012|New York's]] [[New York's 4th congressional district elections, 2012|4th District]]. He sought the nomination on the Republican and Conservative Party tickets and defeated [[Frank Scaturro]] in the June 26 Republican primary.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled_primary ''New York Board of Elections'' "Filings for June 26, 2012 Federal Primary," Accessed June 11, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/NY_US_House_0626.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''AP'' "2012 primary results"]</ref> Becker lost to incumbent [[Carolyn McCarthy]] (D) in the general election.
  
As a 10-term county legislator, Becker has the backing of the Nassau County Republicans and the Conservative Party over Scaturro. Both candidates agree on the need to repeal Obamacare, the need to support Israel, and the need to curtail entitlement programs.<ref name="tin"/>
+
As a 10-term county legislator, Becker had the backing of the Nassau County Republicans and the Conservative Party over Scaturro. Both candidates agree on the need to repeal Obamacare, the need to support Israel, and the need to curtail entitlement programs.<ref name="tin"/>
  
Becker defeated Scaturro in the Republican primary in 2010.<ref>[http://wantagh.patch.com/articles/republicans-gear-up-for-primary-battle-in-mccarthys-district ''Wantagh Patch'' "Republicans Gear up for Primary Battle in McCarthy's District," June 7, 2012]</ref> Both have hopes for a defeating McCarthy in the general election, with the [[Redistricting in New York|redrawn district]] possibly being more favorable to Republicans this year.<ref>[http://standardli.com/2012/05/becker-scaturro-vying-in-june-gop-primary/ ''South Shore Standard'' "Becker-Scaturro Vying in June GOP Primary," May 25, 2012]</ref>
+
Becker defeated Scaturro in the Republican primary in 2010.<ref>[http://wantagh.patch.com/articles/republicans-gear-up-for-primary-battle-in-mccarthys-district ''Wantagh Patch'' "Republicans Gear up for Primary Battle in McCarthy's District," June 7, 2012]</ref> Both hoped to McCarthy in the general election, with the [[Redistricting in New York|redrawn district]] possibly being more favorable to Republicans in 2012.<ref>[http://standardli.com/2012/05/becker-scaturro-vying-in-june-gop-primary/ ''South Shore Standard'' "Becker-Scaturro Vying in June GOP Primary," May 25, 2012]</ref>
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
Line 101: Line 101:
 
[[Category:Conservative Party]]
 
[[Category:Conservative Party]]
 
[[Category:New York]]
 
[[Category:New York]]
{{congcandidate|Year=2012|Status=challenger|Chamber=U.S. House|Primary=W|General=Y|Open=|Redistricting=}}
+
{{congcandidate|Year=2012|Status=challenger|Chamber=U.S. House|Primary=W|General=L|Open=|Redistricting=}}

Revision as of 16:32, 9 November 2012

Francis Becker Jr.
Placeholder image2.png
Do you have a photo that could go here? Submit it for this profile by emailing us!
Candidate for
U.S. House, New York, District 4
PartyRepublican
Websites
Campaign website
Francis Becker Jr. was a 2012 Republican and Conservative Party candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 4th Congressional District of New York. he lost in the general election.[1]

Becker is a Nassau County legislator and owns a financial planning business.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Becker says balancing the budget is a top priority, and has said he will sign a pledge to not raise taxes. He also supports Paul Ryan's legislation to cut the federal budget.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: New York's 4th congressional district elections, 2012

Becker ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing New York's 4th District. He sought the nomination on the Republican and Conservative Party tickets and defeated Frank Scaturro in the June 26 Republican primary.[3][4] Becker lost to incumbent Carolyn McCarthy (D) in the general election.

As a 10-term county legislator, Becker had the backing of the Nassau County Republicans and the Conservative Party over Scaturro. Both candidates agree on the need to repeal Obamacare, the need to support Israel, and the need to curtail entitlement programs.[2]

Becker defeated Scaturro in the Republican primary in 2010.[5] Both hoped to McCarthy in the general election, with the redrawn district possibly being more favorable to Republicans in 2012.[6]

2010

On November 2, 2010, Becker lost to incumbent Carolyn McCarthy (D).[7]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn McCarthy Incumbent 53.6% 94,483
     Republican Francis X. Becker, Jr. 46.4% 81,718
     Blank/Scattering 0% 52
Total Votes 176,253


Campaign donors

2012

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Becker's reports.

Carolyn McCarthy Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2012$872.40$3,100$(127.39)$3,845.01
July Quarterly[9]July 15, 2012$16,709.87$9,295$(13,947.26)$12,057.61
Running totals
$12,395$(14,074.65)

Recent news

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Francis + Becker + New York + House"

All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.

  • Loading...

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References