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George Peterson, Jr.

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George Peterson, Jr.
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Massachusetts House of Representatives, Ninth Worcester
Incumbent
In office
1995 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 19
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$61,133/year
Per diem$10 - $100/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayJuly 8, 1950
Place of birthWorcester, Massachusetts
ProfessionCommercial fisherman
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
George N. Peterson, Jr. (b. July 8, 1950) is a Republican member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Ninth Worcester district. He was first elected to the chamber in 1994, and currently serves as Assistant Minority Leader.

Biography

Peterson's professional experience includes working as a commercial fisherman and tree surgeon.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Peterson served on the following committees:

Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013
Bills in the Third Reading

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Peterson served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Peterson served on the following committees:

Election history

2012

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Peterson won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Ninth Worcester District. Peterson was unopposed in the September 6 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

2010

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Peterson won re-election to the Ninth Worcester Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Timothy Dodd in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Ninth Worcester District (2010)
Candidates Votes


Timothy Dodd (D) 5,783
Green check mark transparent.png George Peterson, Jr. (R) 11,966

2008

On November 4, 2008, Peterson won re-election to the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Ninth Worcester, unopposed.[4]

Peterson raised $61,522 for his campaign.[5]

Massachusetts State House of Representatives, Ninth Worcester (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png George N, Peterson, Jr. (R) 18,672
All Others 90
Blanks 5,945

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Peterson received $81,390 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[6]


2008

Peterson raised $61,522 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below. [7]

Donor Amount
Massachusetts Correction Officers Federated Union $1,000
Retired Public Employees $1,000
Michael D. Cimini $700
Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents $600
Massachusetts New Car Dealers Association $600

Personal

Peterson has been a member of American Legion Delisle Goulet Post #92.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Massachusetts House of Representatives Worcester 9
1994–present
Succeeded by
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