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Frank Corte, Jr.

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Frank Corte, Jr.
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Texas House of Representatives District 122
Former officeholder
In office
1993 - 2013
Frank Corte, Jr. is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 122 since 1993.

Corte is a graduate of the Army War College, and earned his B.S. in Building Construction from Texas A&M University.

He has worked as a Policy Planner for the United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command Korea, and served as Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps.

Corte is a past Board Member/President of the Texas Conservative Coalition, Cubmaster for the Alamo Area Cub Scouts, and Deacon/Sunday School Teacher at the University Baptist Church.[1]

Committee assignments

  • HB 36 - Relating to informed consent to an abortion.
  • HB 40 - Relating to regulations on certain complementary and alternative health care services.
  • HB 41 - Relating to creation of a public education voucher pilot program for certain children.
  • HB 44 - Relating to disclosing information to persons obtaining emergency contraception.[2]



See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Corte did not run for re-election in District 122. Democrat Masarrat Ali and Republican Lyle Larson ran for this seat in the November 2 general election.


On November 4, 2008, Corte won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from the 122nd District, receiving 68,371 votes ahead of Democrat Frances Carnot (30,953) and Libertarian Sally Baynton (4,212).[3] He raised $287,372 for his campaign; Carnot raised $28,111.[4]

Texas House of Representatives, District 122
Candidates Votes Percent

Green check mark transparent.png Frank J. Corte, Jr. (R) 68,371 66.03%
Frances Carnot (D) 30,953 29.89%
Sally Baynton (L) 4,212 4.06%

Campaign donors

Corte raised $287,312 in 2008. His top 5 campaign contributors are listed below.[5]

Contributor 2008 total
Peter M & Julianna Hawn Holt $10,000
AT&T $10,000
Texas Builds Jobs & Opportunity For A Secure Future $10,000
Texans for Lawsuit Reform $6,000
Texas Oil & Gas Assoc $5,000

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Preceded by
Texas House District 122
Succeeded by