Frank Hough

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Francis Carson "Frank" Hough (born 12 April 1944) is a former Australian politician. Born in Subiaco, Western Australia, he was a self-employed business proprietor before entering politics. In 2001, he was elected to the Western Australian Legislative Council for Agricultural Region as a member of One Nation. After the resignation from the party of Paddy Embry in 2003, he and John Fischer were One Nation's only MPs in Western Australia. On 1 June 2004, he and Fischer both resigned from the party to sit as independents. On 30 November 2004, Hough and Embry co-founded the New Country Party, and contested the 2005 state election as such. Both were defeated.[1] He ran as the Palmer United Party candidate for the Division of Pearce at the 2013 federal election.