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VOTERS' GUIDE General Election - November 5, 2019

Frances A. Avnet

Frances A. Avnet is running for Nassau County legislator, 15th District

Frances A. Avnet


Avnet, 56, of Levittown, has spent the past nine years as a union representative at a local university. Avnet is running on the Democratic line. She has both a bachelor's and master's degree from Hofstra University.


  • She feels the values of middle-class workers are not recognized, and that too many politicians are wealthy lawyers not sensitive to constituent needs.
  • She will fight the rising cost of living and escalating cost of medical care, and she supports a higher minimum wage.
  • She wants Nassau to create a shelter for domestic abuse victims modeled on a Suffolk County facility that allows victims to bring their pets.