Election 2011: Becker Re-Elected Over Gonzalez in 6th Legislative District

Republican incumbent Francis Becker will serve another two-year term as Nassau County Legislator in the 6th District after defeating Democratic candidate Anthony Gonzalez.

Republican Francis Becker has retained his position as Nassau County 6th District Legislator after defeating Democrat Anthony Gonzalez.

Becker captured 69 percent of the vote, with 62 of 68 precincts reported as of 12:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Gonzalez congratulated Becker Wednesday morning and thanked his supporters.

"I am proud of the case I made, and am grateful to those who gave their time or money to my campaign," he said. "I appreciate that over 2,600 of my fellow District 6 voters wanted for me to be their voice in Mineola... I owe special thanks to my superb campaign manager Daniel Lamparter and to my family."

Becker could not be reached immediately for comment Wednesday.

The incumbent Becker, 58, was elected in 1995 as the first elected representative of the 6th Legislative District in the new Nassau County Legislature.

Becker is a Lynbrook resident and a graduate of . He attended Nassau Community College, and continued his education at Hofstra University, where he studied Business Finance. He is President of Becker & Associates Planning Services and is a Certified Financial Planner.

Candidates Votes % Vote Becker 6,124 68.97 Gonzalez 2,747 30.94

Editor's Note: The 6th Legislative District includes Lynbrook and North Lynbrook, Malverne, and parts of Valley Stream, East Rockaway, North Valley Stream, Rockville Centre and Oceanside.

Michael November 09, 2011 at 03:33 PM
Anybody know why Becker wanted this job, when he plans to spend the next 12 months running for Congress?
Bill Breuer November 09, 2011 at 04:17 PM
I hope that Michael is correct. We need a veto proof Congress.
Mike November 09, 2011 at 05:25 PM
Great job Fran. Keep up all the good work
Michael November 09, 2011 at 09:38 PM
Why does Fran vote to borrow 450 million dollars to close the budget gap in Nassau instead of cutting party patronage jobs.The police, fireman and teachers are cut while Mondello's & Mangano's party hacks are getting more $ & benefits.We're paying the highest tax rates in the country,while the Beckers live on the public dole.


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