Peter Peterson (Canadian politician)

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Peter James Peterson, MA (born February 22, 1953) is a former Canadian Member of Parliament for the riding of Hamilton West, representing the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.

A stockbroker by profession, Peterson was elected in the 1984 Canadian federal election, and served as a backbencher. He was defeated by Liberal Stan Keyes in the 1988 election. He challenged Keyes again unsuccessfully in the 1993 election.

Electoral record

Canadian federal election, 1993: Hamilton West
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Liberal Stan Keyes 22,592 58.65 $38,319
Reform George G. Mills 5,857 15.21 $30,042
Progressive Conservative Peter Peterson 5,789 15.03 $34,188
New Democratic Denise Giroux 3,143 8.16 $27,417
National Owen Morgan 606 1.57 $1,152
Natural Law Rita Rassenberg 396 1.03 $199
Independent Elaine Couto 134 0.35 $244
Total valid votes 38,517 100.00
Total rejected ballots 417
Turnout 38,934 58.42
Electors on the lists 66,640
Source: Thirty-fifth General Election, 1993: Official Voting Results, Published by the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada. Financial figures taken from official contributions and expenses provided by Elections Canada.

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Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Stanley Hudecki
Member for Hamilton West
Succeeded by
Stan Keyes