|U.S. House, North Carolina , District 10|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
was a 2012 Republican
candidate seeking election to the U.S. House
representing the 10th Congressional District
of North Carolina
Peterson was defeated by Patrick T. McHenry
in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012.
- See also: North Carolina's 10th congressional district elections, 2012
Peterson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing North Carolina's 10th District. Peterson sought the nomination on the Republican ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. Peterson faced Ken Fortenberry and incumbent Rep. Patrick McHenry in the May 8, 2012 Republican primary. Peterson was defeated by Patrick T. McHenry in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012.
The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as one of the states that could determine whether Democrats would retake the House or Republicans would hold their majority in 2013. North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.
The primary took place on May 8, 2012.
|U.S. House, North Carolina District 1 Republican Primary, 2012
| Ken H. Fortenberry
| Don Peterson