Bob Peterson (North Dakota politician)
|Auditor of North Dakota|
January 3, 1997 – December 15, 2016
|Preceded by||Robert Peterson|
|Succeeded by||Josh Gallion|
September 26, 1951 |
Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.
|Education||Williston State College
University of North Dakota (BS)
Robert Randall Peterson (born September 26, 1951 in Fargo, North Dakota) is a North Dakota public servant and politician with the Republican Party who served as North Dakota State Auditor from 1997 to 2016. 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 also took classes 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 Auditor Election, 1996|
|Republican||Robert "Bob" Peterson||140,596||54.61|
|North Dakota Auditor Election, 2000|
|Republican||Robert "Bob" Peterson (inc.)||165,026||60.55|
|North Dakota Auditor Election, 2004|
|Republican||Robert "Bob" Peterson (inc.)||188,822||64.24|
|North Dakota Auditor Election, 2008|
|Republican||Robert "Bob" Peterson (inc.)||179,897||60.74|
|North Dakota Auditor Election, 2012|
|Republican||Robert "Bob" Peterson (inc.)||188,859||62.50|
- North Dakota Blue Book, 2005
- Macpherson, James (October 23, 2015). "Auditor Peterson says no 6th term; end of family era". Bakken.com. Energy Media Group. Associated Press. Retrieved January 2, 2017.
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