US billionaire Ross Perot, who twice ran for president as an independent, has died aged 89, his family says.

A self-made entrepreneur, he founded Electronic Data Systems in 1962 and Perot Systems in the 1980s.

But he was best known for running in the 1992 campaign, advocating balanced budgets and calling for an end to outsourcing jobs abroad.

Democrat Bill Clinton won the three-way race, in which Mr Perot won almost 19% of the vote.

Mr Perot ran for president again in 1996, after forming the Reform Party.

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