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Pedro Pierluisi
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U.S. House, Puerto Rico, At-Large
In office
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 6
PredecessorLuis Fortuño (R)
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Secretary of Justice of Puerto Rico
Bachelor'sTulane University
J.D.George Washington University
Date of birthApril 26, 1959
Place of birthSan Juan, Puerto Rico
Office website
Pedro Pierluisi (b. April 26, 1959) is a Democratic, non-voting member of the U.S. House of Representatives, serving as a Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico. Pierluisi was first elected in 2008. He won re-election in 2012.[1]


Pierluisi was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He graduated with a bachelor's degree from Tulane University and received his law degree from George Washington University.[2]


Committee assignments

U.S. House


Pierluisi serves on the following committees:[3]



Pierluisi won re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Puerto Rico as a Democrat.[4]

U.S. House, Puerto Rico General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     New Progressive Party (PNP) Green check mark transparent.pngPedro Pierluisi Incumbent 48.4% 905,066
     Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Rafael Cox Alomar 47.2% 881,181
     Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Juan Manuel Mercado 2.1% 38,941
     Sovereign Union Movement (MUS) Maria de Lourdes Guzman 0.6% 11,764
     Puerto Ricans for Puerto Rico Party (PPR) Sadiasept Guillont 0.3% 5,647
     Working People's Party (PPT) Félix Córdova Iturregui 0.7% 13,120
     N/A Others 0% 626
     N/A White 0.2% 4,523
     N/A Null 0.4% 7,488
Total Votes 1,868,356
Source: Puerto Rico Election Commission, "Elections in Puerto Rico: Canvass General Election November 6, 2012 Results for Resident Commissioner Candidate"


Together with his wife, Maria Elena Carrión, he has four children.[1]

External links


Political offices
Preceded by
Luis Fortuño
U.S. House - Puerto Rico - Resident Commissioner
Succeeded by