|Ohio State Senate District 17|
|January 1, 2017|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||2 consecutive terms|
|Ohio House District 85|
|2011 - 2012|
|Bachelor's||Ohio State University|
Peterson represented District 85 in the Ohio House of Representatives from 2011 to 2012.
Peterson earned his bachelor's degree from Ohio State University. He currently manages the Peterson Family Farm. Peterson served as Fayette County Commissioner from 1996 to 2010.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Peterson served on the following committees:
|Ohio Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Energy and Natural Resources|
|• Insurance and Financial Institutions|
|• Ways and Means|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Peterson was appointed to the following committees:
|Ohio Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture and Natural Resources|
|• Finance and Appropriations|
|• Public Utilities|
- See also: Ohio State Senate elections, 2012
Peterson won re-election in the 2012 election for Ohio Senate, District 17. Peterson was appointed to the position after the primary took place in March 2012. Because of this, no primary was held for the District 17 seat. However, Peterson was up for re-election on the general election ballot on November 6, 2012.
|Ohio State Senate, District 17, General Election, 2012|
|Ohio House of Representatives, District 85|
|Bob Peterson (R)||19,007||55.32%|
|Raymond Pryor (D)||15,352||44.68%|
Comprehensive donor information for Peterson is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Peterson raised a total of $841,110 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 20, 2013.
|Bob Peterson's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Ohio State Senate , District 17||$172,404|
|2010||Ohio State House, District 85||$668,706|
|Grand Total Raised||$841,110|
2012Peterson won election to the Ohio State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Peterson raised a total of $172,404.
|Ohio State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Bob Peterson's campaign in 2012|
|Ragan, Ginni D||$11,000|
|Ohio Association of Realtors||$7,000|
|Republican Senate Campaign Cmte of Ohio||$6,670|
|Ohio Farm Bureau||$6,670|
|Total Raised in 2012||$172,404|
|Source: Follow the Money|
In 2010 Peterson had raised $663,262.
Listed below are the largest contributors.
|OHIO HOUSE REPUBLICAN ORGANIZATIONAL CMTE||$468,663|
|OHIO REPUBLICAN PARTY||$74,785|
|RICHARDSON, JOHN G||$11,000|
|SEGAL, RICHARD R||$10,000|
Peterson and his wife, Lisa, have three children. They currently reside in Sabina, Ohio.
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- Senate website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Pike County News Watchman, "Peterson sworn In as member of Ohio Senate," March 22, 2012
- Confirmed via phone with Ohio's Secretary of State office
- Secretary of State, Ohio House of Representatives elections results
- followthemoney.org, "Peterson, Bob," accessed September 20, 2013
- Follow the Money's report on 2010 campaign contributions
David T. Daniels
|Ohio State Senate District 17
| Succeeded by|
Raymond Pryor (D)
|Ohio House of Representatives District 85
| Succeeded by|