Mary Ann Perez

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Mary Ann Perez
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 144th district
In office
2013 – January 13, 2015
Preceded by Barbara Legler
Succeeded by Gilbert Pena
Personal details
Born 1962
Political party Democratic
Residence Houston, Texas
Alma mater University of Houston–Downtown
Occupation Insurance agent
Website [1]

Mary Ann Perez (born 1962) is a Democrat departing one-term member of the Texas House of Representatives, having served from 2013 to 2015. An insurance agent, she is a former member of the trustees of Houston Community College.[1]

Perez narrowly won the District 144 House seat in 2012 over Republican David Pineda. She received 12,446 votes (52.1 percent) to his 10,885 (45.5 percent). The remaining 2.4 percent was held by the Libertarian Party nominee, Robb Rourke.[2]

Perez was narrowly unseated after one term in the November 4, 2014 general election by Republican Gilbert Pena of Houston. He polled 6,015 votes (50.6 percent) to her 5,863 (49.4 percent).[3]


  1. ^ "Mary Ann Perez enters the race for District 144". The Pasadena Citizen. 15 December 2011. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "General election returns, November 6, 2012". Texas Secretary of State. Retrieved December 10, 2014. 
  3. ^ "General election returns, November 4, 2014". Texas Secretary of State. Retrieved December 10, 2014. 
Political offices
Texas House of Representatives
Preceded by
Mrs. Barbara Legler
Texas State Representative from District 144 (Harris County)

Mary Ann Perez

Succeeded by
Gilbert Pena

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