|New Jersey State Senate, District 2|
|Sheriff, Atlantic County|
Balles graduated in 1980 with a diploma from Absegami High School in Galloway, New Jersey.  He has worked as a police officer in Pleasantville, New Jersey as well as an instructor at Atlantic County Police Academy. Balles is a former commander of the Atlantic County and Pleasantville emergency response teams.  He is currently the Atlantic County Sheriff. 
- See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013
Balles ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 2. Balles defeated Marybeth Bennett in the June 4 Republican primary. He was defeated by incumbent Jim Whelan (D) in the general election on November 5, 2013. 
|New Jersey State Senate District 2 Republican Primary, 2013|
Balles and his wife, Cyndi, have two children. They currently reside in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.
Balles is president of the Sheriff's Association of New Jersey.
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- New Jersey Election 2013: Incumbent Whelan Fends Off Balles - Patch.com
- Republican Assemblyman says Christie cut deal with Norcross, then backtracks - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
- Six races to watch tonight as returns pour in - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
- New Jersey Democrats hold onto majorities in state Senate and Assembly - Newsworks.org (blog)
- Democrats Stand Fast in Senate, Lose Two Seats in Lower Chamber - NJ Spotlight
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- Campaign website
- Atlantic County Sheriff's Office website
- Facebook page
- LinkedIn page
- New Jersey Department of State, Unofficial general election candidates
- ↑ New Jersey Department of State, "Official 2013 Primary Candidates", Accessed April 15, 2013
- ↑ Atlantic County Sheriff's Office website
- ↑ Campaign website of Frank Balles
- ↑ Sheriff's Association of New Jersey website
- ↑ New Jersey Department of State, "Official Primary Election Results," Accessed July 26, 2013
- ↑ New Jersey Department of State, "Official general election candidates," September 9, 2013
- ↑ Associated Press, "New Jersey - Summary Vote Results," November 6, 2013