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Steve Peterson

A candidate for Mayor, City of Liberty Lake in the 2011 Washington General Election

Age: 72

City: Liberty Lake, Washington

Education: Graduated from Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines, Washington, in 1968. Graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1973.

Work experience: Retired. Worked for 35 years in pharmaceutical, commercial and retail sales.

Political experience: First elected mayor of Liberty Lake in 2001, and served until 2007. Was defeated in the 2007 election by Wendy Van Orman. Re-elected as mayor in 2011, and ran unopposed in 2015. Lost to Shane Brickner in 2019.

Family: Married to Charmaine Peterson since 1996. Has three adult children.

Campaign financing: Raised $17,700 as of Oct. 12. Contributors include himself (about $7,400), Brownstone Homes LLC ($1,000), Baker Construction & Development Inc. ($1,000).

Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Steve Peterson 1,736 75.45%
Josh Beckett 565 24.55%