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Bob Peterson (North Dakota politician)

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Preceded by  Robert Peterson
Name  Bob Peterson

Role  North Dakota politician
Political party  Republican Party
Governor  Bill Janklow Mike Rounds Dennis Daugaard
Born  September 26, 1951 (age 64) Fargo, North Dakota, U.S. (1951-09-26)
Alma mater  Williston State College University of North Dakota University of Mary
Education  University of North Dakota, Williston State College, Williston High School, University of Mary

Robert Randall Peterson (born September 26, 1951 in Fargo, North Dakota) is a North Dakota public servant and politician with the Republican Party who served as North Dakota State Auditor from 1997 to 2016. He was also a Presidential Elector for the state in 1996. His father, Robert W. Peterson, was his predecessor as State Auditor; he served from 1973 to 1996.


Bob Peterson is a graduate of Williston High School. He received his Associate in Arts degree from UND-Williston and his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Dakota. He also took classes in accounting at the University of Mary. He served as the accounting and budget specialist for the North Dakota State Land Department from 1978 to 1996 when he was elected as North Dakota State Auditor. He lives in Bismarck and is married to Kathleen and has one daughter, Brynn.

In 2015, Peterson announced that he would not seek a sixth term in the 2016 election.


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