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{{tnr}}{{Retired candidate submit info}}'''Frank Scaturro''' was a 2012 [[Republican]] and [[Conservative Party]] candidate who sought 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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{{tnr}}'''Frank Scaturro''' was a 2014 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] to represent [[New York's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014|the 4th Congressional District]] of [[New York]].<ref name=frank>[http://frankscaturro.com/ ''Campaign website'', "About," accessed October 22, 2013]</ref> He was defeated by [[Bruce Blakeman]] in the Republican primary on June 24, 2014.
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He was previously a 2012 [[Republican]] and [[Conservative Party]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[New York's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012|the 4th Congressional District]] of [[New York]]. He lost the Republican primary but won the Conservative Party primary as a write-in candidate. 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> He was also an unsuccessful candidate in the 2010 Republican primary.
  
 
==Biography==
 
==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.<ref>[http://frankscaturro.com/about-frank/ ''Frank Scaturro campaign website'' "About Frank," Accessed June 21, 2012]</ref>
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Scaturro is an attorney. He graduated {{JP|magna cum laude}} with his bachelor's degree from Columbia University and earned his {{JP|J.D.}} from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. He has been an aide to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and worked on the nominations of Supreme Court Justices John Roberts and Samuel Alito.<ref>[http://frankscaturro.com/about-frank/ ''Frank Scaturro campaign website'', "About Frank," accessed June 21, 2012]</ref> He has written several books, including ''President Grant Reconsidered'' and ''The Supreme Court's Retreat from Reconstruction: A Distortion of Constitutional Jurisprudence''. Scaturro is also President of the Grant Monument Association.
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
 
====2012====
 
====2012====
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>:
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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
 
* Reduce the role of government and insurance companies in health care
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==Elections==
 
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===2014===
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Scaturro ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2014|2014 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2014|New York's]] [[New York's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014|4th District]]. Scaturro sought the Republican nomination in the primary on June 24, 2014, but was defeated by [[Bruce Blakeman]].<ref name=frank>[http://frankscaturro.com/ ''Campaign website'', "About," accessed October 22, 2013]</ref>
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[[New York's 4th Congressional District]] is an open seat in the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|2014 elections]] after incumbent Rep. [[Carolyn McCarthy]] announced her retirement on January 8, 2014.<ref>[http://gardencity.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/mccarthy-will-not-seek-reelection-gardencity ''Garden City Patch,'' "Update: McCarthy Will Not Seek Re-election," January 8, 2014]</ref> Scaturro is currently the only Republican in the race for the 4th District and posted $113,000 cash on hand according to the FEC.[http://www.newsday.com/long-island/politics/spin-cycle-1.812042/scaturro-s-4th-district-campaign-has-114g-1.6941279]
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
:: ''See also: [[New York's 4th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
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:: ''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 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"/>
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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]] to represent [[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"/>
 
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====Primary====
 
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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>
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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 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"/>
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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 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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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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===2012===
 
===2012===
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[[File:Frank Scaturro 2012 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Scaturro's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
Altschuler lost election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Altschuler's campaign committee raised a total of $177,582 and spent 169,000.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?cycle=2012&id=NY04&spec=N ''Open Secrets'' "Randy Altschuler 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed May 17, 2013]</ref>
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Scaturro lost election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Scaturro's campaign committee raised a total of $177,582 and spent 169,000.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?cycle=2012&id=NY04&spec=N ''Open Secrets'', "Frank Scaturro 2012 Election Cycle," accessed May 17, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Frank Scaturro
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Frank Scaturro was a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of New York.[1] He was defeated by Bruce Blakeman in the Republican primary on June 24, 2014.

He was previously a 2012 Republican and Conservative Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of New York. He lost the Republican primary but won the Conservative Party primary as a write-in candidate. He lost in the general election.[2] He was also an unsuccessful candidate in the 2010 Republican primary.

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 worked on the nominations of Supreme Court Justices John Roberts and Samuel Alito.[3] He has written several books, including President Grant Reconsidered and The Supreme Court's Retreat from Reconstruction: A Distortion of Constitutional Jurisprudence. Scaturro is also President of the Grant Monument Association.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

According to his website, Scaturro's campaign platform included the following issues[4]:

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

Elections

2014

See also: New York's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

Scaturro ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent New York's 4th District. Scaturro sought the Republican nomination in the primary on June 24, 2014, but was defeated by Bruce Blakeman.[1]

U.S. House, New York District 4 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBruce Blakeman 65.7% 7,019
Frank Scaturro 34.3% 3,660
Total Votes 10,679
Source: 81% reporting, Results via Associated Press Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

New York's 4th Congressional District is an open seat in the 2014 elections after incumbent Rep. Carolyn McCarthy announced her retirement on January 8, 2014.[5] Scaturro is currently the only Republican in the race for the 4th District and posted $113,000 cash on hand according to the FEC.[1]

2012

See also: New York's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

Scaturro ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent 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.[6] Scaturro lost to incumbent Carolyn McCarthy (D) in the general election.[2]

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"

Primary

Becker defeated Scaturro in the Republican primary in 2010.[7] Both had hopes for defeating McCarthy in the general election, with the redrawn district possibly being more favorable to Republicans in 2012.[8]

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.[9] Scaturro, however, retorted that he is a strong Republican, and that he did not switch camps with Specter.[7]

On the issues, both candidates agreed on the need to repeal Obamacare, the need to support Israel and the need to curtail entitlement programs.[10]

Campaign donors

2012

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

Scaturro lost election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Scaturro's campaign committee raised a total of $177,582 and spent 169,000.[11]

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