Melanie Peterson

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Melanie Peterson
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Candidate for
Florida State Senate District 25
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolSantaluces High School (1994)
Bachelor'sFlorida Atlantic University (2005)
Personal
ProfessionEstate Agent
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Melanie Peterson was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 25 of the Florida State Senate.[1]

Education:[2]

  • 2005: Florida Atlantic University, Bachelor of Arts, Geography, Environmental Resource Analysis, Geographic Information Science
  • 1994: Santaluces High School

Peterson works at Sotheby's International Realty in Wellington, Florida as an estate agent.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2012

Peterson ran in the 2012 election for Florida State Senate District 25. Peterson defeated Geoffrey Sommers in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012 and was defeated by Joseph Abruzzo (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Florida State Senate, District 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Abruzzo 57.1% 124,675
     Republican Melanie Peterson 42.9% 93,549
Total Votes 218,224
Florida State Senate, District 25 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMelanie Peterson 50.6% 8,539
Geoffrey Sommers 49.4% 8,353
Total Votes 16,892

Endorsements

Peterson has received endorsements from:[3]

  • South Florida Tea Party
  • Personhood FL ProLife PAC
  • United Christians of Florida
  • Palm Beach County Commissioner Karen Marcus
  • Former Wellington Councilman, Al Paglia
  • PALM BEACH POST endorses Melanie Peterson in Republican Primary
  • TOWN CRIER
  • NRA
  • NorthPAC endorses Melanie Peterson in Republican Primary
  • Associated Builders and Contractors Inc has qualified Melanie Peterson in the August 14, 2012 Republican Primary.
  • Jim Tooker, Chairman, Friends of NRA Palm Beach
  • Rick Morris

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