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|Richard "Chip" Peterson|
|Former candidate for|
|U.S. House, Texas, District 19|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Iowa State University|
|Master's||University of Michigan|
|Ph.D.||University of Michigan|
|Profession||Professor Emeritus, Texas Tech University|
Peterson holds a B.S. in economics from Iowa State University. He also received his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan. He is currently a professor emeritus at Texas Tech University.
Peterson's campaign website listed the following issues:
—Richard Peterson's campaign website, http://www.chippeterson.com/
Peterson ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 19th District. Peterson won the Libertarian Party nomination at the state convention in April 2014. He was defeated by incumbent Randy Neugebauer (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.
|U.S. House, Texas District 19 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Randy Neugebauer Incumbent||77.1%||89,326|
|Write-in||Donald L. Vance||0%||54|
|Source: Texas Secretary of State|
Peterson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 19th District. He ran as a Libertarian candidate. He ran against incumbent Randy Neugebauer (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|U.S. House, Texas District 19 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Randy Neugebauer Incumbent||85%||163,239|
|Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
Peterson and his wife, Carol, have three children and seven grandchildren.
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- United States House of Representatives
- Texas' 19th Congressional District elections, 2014
- Texas' 19th Congressional District
- Texas Tribune, "U.S. House elections brackets," accessed January 7, 2014
- Politico, "2012 Election Map, Texas," November 6, 2012
- Campaign website, "Resume," accessed August 4, 2014
- Campaign website, "Issues," accessed August 4, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- The Libertarian Party of Texas, "2014 Federal Candidates," accessed May 8, 2014
- The Huffington Post, "Election 2014," November 4, 2014
- Texas Libertarian Party, "Candidate list," accessed June 10, 2012 (dead link)
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