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Calvin A. Frelier

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Calvin Frelier
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Former candidate for
New York State Assembly, District 135
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolPenfield High School
Bachelor'sCalvin College, The University of Michigan
Master'sThe University of Rochester
Campaign website
Calvin A. Frelier was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 135 of the New York State Assembly.


Frelier graduated from Penfield High School in 1978. He earned a bachelor's degree from Calvin College and a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan College of Engineering. Frelier also has a master's degree from the University of Rochester, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration.[1]


Campaign themes


Frelier's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[2]

If elected, these are the key areas I will plan on focusing on:

  • Excerpt: "Reduced barriers to entry to enable more primary activity as a means to improving and revitalizing our democratic system in New York."
  • Excerpt: "An Electronic Bill of Rights Law to specify what reasonable means in light of the Fourth Amendment in New York as pertains to electronic communications such as email."
  • Excerpt: "Taking a different approach to revisiting the “Safe Act” with the intent of restoring rights in view of the second amendment and supporting data, which it takes away."
  • Excerpt: "Focus and report back on the operation of the New York Assembly, As part of my training I received an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester, I believe that additional piece of training can be put to good use."
  • Excerpt: "Given my background as an engineer and inventor, generating innovative ideas for improvement within our governance system."



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New York State Assembly took place in 2014. A primary election took place on September 9, 2014. The general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 10, 2014. Incumbent Mark Johns defeated Calvin A. Frelier in the Republican primary. Johns also ran on the Working Families Party, Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. Johns was unchallenged in the general election.[3][4][5]

New York State Assembly, District 135 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Johns Incumbent 85.9% 1,829
Calvin A. Frelier 14.1% 299
Total Votes 2,128

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