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Frank Perez

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Frank Perez
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Former candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 32
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Texas at Dallas, 1983
J.D.Southern Methodist University, 1993
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Air Force
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Frank Perez was a 2014 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 32nd Congressional District of Texas.[1] Frank Perez lost the general election on November 4, 2014.


Perez served in the U.S. Air Force from 1972 to 1976. He then worked as an air traffic controller with the Federal Aviation Administration until 1981 when President Ronald Reagan broke up the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization by firing them all. Perez then earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Dallas in 1983 and his Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University in 1993. Between schooling, Perez worked as an undercover Dallas police officer with the narcotics division. He has worked as a private practice criminal defense attorney since 1995.[2]



See also: Texas' 32nd Congressional District elections, 2014

Perez ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 32nd District. Perez won the Democratic nomination in the primary on March 4, 2014, with no opposition. He was defeated by incumbent Pete Sessions (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.[3]

U.S. House, Texas District 32 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPete Sessions Incumbent 61.8% 96,495
     Democratic Frank Perez 35.4% 55,325
     Libertarian Ed Rankin 2.7% 4,276
Total Votes 156,096
Source: Texas Secretary of State

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Candidates for Congress were required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Perez's reports.

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