Sandra L. Frankel is the former Supervisor of the Town of Brighton, Monroe County, New York. A former Brighton school board member (6 years) and BOCES I Monroe Board of Education (10 years), Vice President of both, Frankel served for 20 years as town supervisor, the elected executive of an urban suburb of 35,000 population.

Sandra L. Frankel
Sandra L. Frankel headshot.jpg
Brighton, New York Town Supervisor
In office
January 1, 1992 – December 31, 2011
Preceded byDonald H. Conners
Succeeded byWilliam W. Moehle
Personal details
Miami, Florida
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Neil Frankel
ResidenceBrighton, New York
Alma materTulane University
ProfessionSpeech pathologist

In 1998, Frankel won the Democratic nomination for Lieutenant Governor of New York in the 1998 statewide Primary Election. She lost the general election on a ticket with then New York City Council Speaker Peter Vallone. Republican Mary Donohue won the lieutenant governorship on a ticket with George Pataki.

In 2002, Frankel sought the lieutenant governorship again, but dropped out to foster party unity and endorsed Dennis Mehiel, who lost the general election on a ticket with State Comptroller Carl McCall.

Frankel was one of many names mentioned as a potential candidate for the New York's 29th congressional district election, 2010. She declined to run, leaving the race to Matthew Zeller.

In 2011, Frankel was the Democratic nominee for Monroe County Executive. She lost the race to incumbent Maggie Brooks, 57%-43%. She was again Democratic nominee for Monroe County Executive in 2015. She lost to County Clerk Cheryl DiNolfo 59%-41%. See

Frankel walking in the 2011 Independence Day parade in Irondequoit, New York

1998 NYS Democratic ticketEdit

Electoral historyEdit

1998 Results for NYS Governor and Lieutenant Governor

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Political offices
Preceded by
Donald H. Conners
Brighton, New York Town Supervisor
January 1, 1992 – December 31, 2011
Succeeded by
William W. Moehle
Preceded by
Stanley N. Lundine
Democratic Nominee for Lieutenant Governor of New York
Succeeded by
Dennis D. Mehiel