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==Additional reading==
*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1102/0050/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Candidates: Legislative District 23," November 2, 2011]
*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1011/2309/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Legislative District 23," October 12, 2011]
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Erik Peterson
New Jersey General Assembly District 23
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Years in position 6
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sNorth Carolina State University
J.D.Temple University School of Law, 1996
Office website
Erik Peterson (b. March 8, 1966) is a Republican member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing District 23 since being appointed December 7, 2009. He previously served on the Hunterdon County Board of Freeholders from 2006-2009.

Peterson is an attorney with the Law Office of Erik C. Peterson LLC, and Owner of Pep Title Agency. He previously served as a Partner with Large, Scammell & Danzinger LLC from 2000-2003, Gordon & Peterson LLC from 1998-1999, and Manager of Beneficial Management Corporation from 1988-1993.[1]

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:



See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011
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Peterson is running for re-election in 2011. He and incumbent John DiMaio ran unopposed in the Republican Primary on June 7. Scott McDonald and Karen Carroll ran unopposed in the Democratic primary.[2]


Bracketed with incumbent John DiMaio in the November 3, 2009 election, he received 47,968 votes (35%), defeating challengers William Courtney and Tammeisha Smith.[3][4] He was bracketed with John DiMaio.[5]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Twenty-Third Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John DiMaio (R) 49,137
Green check mark transparent.png Erik Peterson (R) 48,067
William J. Courtney (D) 21,997
Tammeisha Smith (D) 19,939

Campaign donors


Below are Peterson's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:[6]

Contributor 2009 total
Lance For Senate $5,000
Dimaio For Assembly $3,261
Doherty For Senate $3,232
Doherty Dimaio & Peterson CTE $2,310
New Jersey Association Of Realtors $1,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Michael Doherty
New Jersey Assembly District 23
Succeeded by