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4th Congressional District candidates, from left, Carolyn McCarthy, Fran Becker and Frank Scaturro.
ABOUT THE CANDIDATES
Lives in: Mineola
Political experience: Member of Congress, 4th District, 1997-present
Career: Nurse, Member of Congress
Education: LPN, Glen Cove Nursing School
Family: Husband Dennis (deceased 1993); son Kevin; grandchildren Denis and Grace
Lives in: Lynbrook
Political experience: Nassau County Legislator, 1996-present
Career: Local businessman & Certified Financial Planner
Education: Attended Hofstra University and Nassau Community College
Family: Wife, Clementine of almost 40 years, daughters Beth, Madeline and Diana.
Lives in: New Hyde Park
Political experience: Counsel for the Constitution, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee (2005-2009)
Career: Author, attorney and public advocate. Served as Counsel for the Constitution on the Senate Judiciary Committee, where he advised senators on judicial nominations and constitutional law issues. Served as a visiting professor at Hofstra Law School, where he taught courses on the legislative process and constitutional law.
Education: Chaminade High School, 1990; Columbia University, bachelor’s degree, political science and history, 1994; University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1997