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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>
 
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>
 
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Francis Becker Jr.
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Francis Becker Jr. was a 2012 Republican and Conservative Party candidate who sought 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 said balancing the budget was a top priority, and said he would sign a pledge to not raise taxes. He also supported 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]

U.S. House, New York District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn McCarthy Incumbent 54.7% 163,955
     Republican Francis Becker Jr. 28.6% 85,693
     Conservative Frank Scaturro 5.2% 15,603
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 11.4% 34,233
Total Votes 299,484
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"
U.S. House, New York, District 4 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngFrancis Becker 55.1% 6,357
Frank Scaturro 44.9% 5,175
Total Votes 11,532

2010

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

U.S. House, New York, 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

Breakdown of the source of Becker's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Becker lost election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Becker's campaign committee raised a total of $2,276,790 and spent $2,285,150.[8]

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