Erik Peterson

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Erik Peterson
New Jersey General Assembly District 23
Assumed office
December 7, 2009
Current term ends
January 2012
Political party Republican
Profession Attorney
Website House site

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]



See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Peterson is running for re-election in 2011. He is bracketed with incumbent John DiMaio in the Republican Primary on June 7. The top-two vote getters will advance to the general election on November 8, 2011.[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 Erik Peterson.[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

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

Campaign donors


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

Contributor 2009 total
Lance for Senate $5,000
Richard Steinberg $1,000
Peterson for Freeholder $975
Erik Peterson $721
Anthony Murgatroyd $621

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