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Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.)

  • District: 4th District, Southern Nassau County -- Hempstead
  • Residence: Mineola
  • Born: January 5, 1944; Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Widowed; one child
  • Education: Glen Cove Nursing School, L.P.N. 1964
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 1997-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1996 (9th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Early Childhood, Elementary & Secondary Education; Higher Education & Workforce Training); Financial Services (Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit; Housing and Insurance)
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State Information: 4th District, Southern Nassau County -- Hempstead

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Carolyn McCarthy (D, WFM, INDC) 163,955 61.8%
Fran Becker (R) 85,693 32.3%
Frank Scaturro (CNSTP) 15,603 5.9%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 56% Mitt Romney: 43%
2008 Barack Obama: 56% John McCain: 44%

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