(1930-), US businessman and politician; full name Henry Ross Perot. He mounted a third-party candidacy for US president in 1992 and received 19 percent of the popular vote. He established United We Stand America in 1993 to serve as a watchdog for the public and the Reform Party in 1995 to challenge the Democratic and Republican parties. In 1996, as the Reform Party’s presidential candidate, he cornered eight percent of the popular vote.
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Syllabification: Pe·rot, H. Ross
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