Robert Randall "Bob" Peterson (born September 26, 1951, in Fargo, North Dakota) is a North Dakota public servant and politician with the Republican Party who is currently serving as the North Dakota State Auditor since 1997. He was also a Presidential Elector for the state in 1996. His father, Robert W. Peterson, was his predecessor as State Auditor; he served from 1973 to 1996.
Bob Peterson is a graduate of Williston High School. He received his Associate in Arts degree from UND-Williston and his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Dakota. He majored in accounting at the University of Mary. He served as the accounting and budget specialist for the North Dakota State Land Department from 1978 to 1996 when he was elected as North Dakota State Auditor. He lives in Bismarck and is married to Kathleen and has one daughter, Brynn.
- ^ North Dakota Blue Book, 2005