A look at the Nassau County lawmaker running for the 4th Congressional District.
: Francis BeckerHometown
: Since 1996, Becker has represented Nassau
County's 6th Legislative District, which includes Lynbrook, Malverne,
North Lynbrook, most of Valley Stream and East Rockaway, south Rockville
Centre and portions of North Valley Stream and Oceanside.
considers himself a "fiscal conservative," is a Certified Financial
Planner and president of Becker & Associates Planning Services. He's
been married to his wife, Clementine, for nearly four decades, and is
both a father and grandfather. He's also held leadership roles with
the New York #1 Elks Lodge, served as a former Lynbrook Titans coach,
and is a member of the Holy Name Society, the Mom and Dads Club of
Lynbrook High School, the Knights of Columbus and other community
When Becker first ran for the 4th Congressional seat in
2010, he failed to unseat incumbent Carolyn McCarthy, but vows to
accomplish this in the 2012 election.
Becker is a graduate of Lynbrook High School,
Nassau Community College and Hofstra University, where he studied
: Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, D-Mineola and Frank Scaturro
, C-New Hyde Park
: The 4th Congressional District
includes Baldwin, East Meadow, East Rockaway, Elmont, the Five Towns,
Lynbrook, Floral Park, Franklin Square, Garden City, Hempstead,
Malverne, Mineola, Carle Place, New Hyde Park, Oceanside, Rockville
Centre, Roosevelt, Uniondale, Valley Stream, West Hempstead, Bellmore,
Merrick, Long Beach and Westbury.Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Visit http://www.vote411.org/pollfinder.php to find your local polling location.Story by Tara Conry
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