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Scaturro leads GOP in fundraising in 4th Cong. District

Frank Scaturro continues to outpace his fellow Repubicans in fundraising as he seeks the GOP nod to unseat U.S. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-Garden City.)

Scaturro, a Hofstra law professor, has raised $268,148 to date, including his personal loan of $62,000, according to data complied by the Center for Responsive Politics. (At

Peter Zinno, a former dean of students at East Meadow High School, has raised $121,310, with $95,250 of that a loan from himself, the website shows.

David J. Seidemann, an attorney from Lawrence, has filed with the Federal Election Commission, but did not report any fundraising.

Daniel Maloney of Baldwin, who works in finance, has said he is interested, but has not filed with the FEC. Ditto for former Village of Hempstead Mayor James Garner, and Rich Petrone of Garden City.

McCarthy has raised $898,827.

Here’s the rundown of fundraising through the first quarter of this year:

District 01
Timothy H Bishop (D)* $1,275,575
Randy Altschuler (R) $2,073,630
Christopher N. Cox (R) $739,318
George Demos (R) $427,151
Gary Berntsen (R) $56,506

District 02
Steve Israel (D)* $1,598,994
Stephen A. Labate (R) $36,757
John Gomez (R) $31,600
David Dileo (I) $1,315
Anthony E. Tolda (R) $125

District 03 Pete King (R)* $889,397

District 04
Carolyn McCarthy (D)* $898,827
Frank Scaturro (R) $268,148
Peter A. Zinno (R) $121,310
David J. Seidemann (R) $0

District 05
Gary Ackerman (D)* $500,874
James Milano (D) $51,100

*Denotes incumbent.
Source: Center for Responsive Politics.

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