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{{tnr}}'''Frank Scaturro''' is a 2012 [[Republican]] 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]].
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{{tnr}}'''Frank Scaturro''' 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>
  
 
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According to his website, Scaturro's campaign platform includes the following issues<ref>[http://frankscaturro.com/issues/ ''Frank Scaturro campaign website'' "Issues," Accessed June 21, 2012]</ref>:
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According to his website, Scaturro's campaign platform included the following issues<ref>[http://frankscaturro.com/issues/ ''Frank Scaturro campaign website'' "Issues," Accessed June 21, 2012]</ref>:
 
* Reduce and simplify taxes
 
* Reduce and simplify taxes
 
* Reduce the role of government and insurance companies in health care
 
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:: ''See also: [[New York's 4th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York's 4th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
Scaturro 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 ticket and was defeated by [[Francis Becker Jr.]] in the June 26 Republican primary.  He appears as the Conservative candidate on the ballot in the general election November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/elections/2012/General/Combined_2012_GEN_INT_NoPE.pdf New York Board of Elections "2012 Candidate List" Accessed October 17, 2012]</ref>
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Scaturro 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 ticket and was defeated by [[Francis Becker Jr.]] in the June 26 Republican primary.  He appeared as the Conservative candidate on the ballot in the general election November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/elections/2012/General/Combined_2012_GEN_INT_NoPE.pdf New York Board of Elections "2012 Candidate List" Accessed October 17, 2012]</ref> Scaturro lost to incumbent [[Carolyn McCarthy]] (D) in the general election.<ref name="cnnr"/>
  
Becker defeated Scaturro in the Republican primary in 2010.<ref name="wan">[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>
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Becker defeated Scaturro in the Republican primary in 2010.<ref name="wan">[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 had hopes for defeating 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 has distributed flyers accusing Scaturro of secretly being an "Arlen-Specter Democrat." This criticism arises because Scaturro was an aide to the Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee, of which Specter was the chairman.<ref>[http://www.newsday.com/long-island/politics/spin-cycle-1.812042/4th-c-d-scaturro-blasts-becker-attack-flyer-as-flatly-false-1.3798225 ''Newsday'' "4th C.D.: Scaturro blasts Becker attack flyer as 'flatly false'," June 21, 2012]</ref> Scaturro, however, retorted that he is a strong Republican, and that he did not switch camps with Specter.<ref name="wan"/>
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Becker distributed flyers accusing Scaturro of secretly being an "Arlen-Specter Democrat." This criticism arose because Scaturro was an aide to the Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee, of which Specter was the chairman.<ref>[http://www.newsday.com/long-island/politics/spin-cycle-1.812042/4th-c-d-scaturro-blasts-becker-attack-flyer-as-flatly-false-1.3798225 ''Newsday'' "4th C.D.: Scaturro blasts Becker attack flyer as 'flatly false'," June 21, 2012]</ref> Scaturro, however, retorted that he is a strong Republican, and that he did not switch camps with Specter.<ref name="wan"/>
  
On the issues, both candidates agree on the need to repeal Obamacare, the need to support Israel, and the need to curtail entitlement programs.<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>
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On the issues, both candidates agreed on the need to repeal Obamacare, the need to support Israel, and the need to curtail entitlement programs.<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>
  
 
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Frank Scaturro
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Candidate for
U.S. House, New York, District 4
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sColumbia University
J.D.University of Pennsylvania School of Law
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Campaign website
Frank Scaturro 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]

Biography

Scaturro is an attorney. He graduated magna cum laude with his bachelor's degree from Columbia University and earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. He has been an aide to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and in the process of nominating Supreme Court Justices John Roberts and Samuel Alito.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

According to his website, Scaturro's campaign platform included the following issues[3]:

  • Reduce and simplify taxes
  • Reduce the role of government and insurance companies in health care
  • Expand renewable energy and domestic oil production

Elections

2012

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

Scaturro ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing New York's 4th District. He sought the nomination on the Republican ticket and was defeated by Francis Becker Jr. in the June 26 Republican primary. He appeared as the Conservative candidate on the ballot in the general election November 6, 2012.[4] Scaturro lost to incumbent Carolyn McCarthy (D) in the general election.[1]

Primary

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

Becker distributed flyers accusing Scaturro of secretly being an "Arlen-Specter Democrat." This criticism arose because Scaturro was an aide to the Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee, of which Specter was the chairman.[7] Scaturro, however, retorted that he is a strong Republican, and that he did not switch camps with Specter.[5]

On the issues, both candidates agreed on the need to repeal Obamacare, the need to support Israel, and the need to curtail entitlement programs.[8]

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