John B. Peterson

Offices

U.S. House
District 10
In office
Mar 4, 1913 to Mar 4, 1915

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
John B. Peterson spent 2 years in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

1910–U.S. House (District 10) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1910
50.30%
Edgar D. Crumpacker (i)*, Republican, 27,722 votes
46.61%
John B. Peterson, Democratic, 25,692 votes
 1.91%
Ira E. Fulton, Socialist, 1,055 votes
 1.17%
Charles H. Tuesburg, Prohibition, 647 votes
Out of 55,116 votes casts, the margin of victory was 2,030 (3.69%)
1912–U.S. House (District 10) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 5, 1912
38.78%
John B. Peterson*, Democratic, 18,401 votes
36.45%
Edgar D. Crumpacker (i), Republican, 17,294 votes
20.64%
John O. Bowers, Progressive, 9,793 votes
 2.89%
A. K. Mark, Socialist, 1,370 votes
 1.25%
William R. Harkrider, Prohibition, 591 votes
Out of 47,449 votes casts, the margin of victory was 1,107 (2.33%)
1914–U.S. House (District 10) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1914
45.36%
William Robert Wood*, Republican, 22,318 votes
36.04%
John B. Peterson (i), Democratic, 17,735 votes
 17.55%
William H. Ade, Progressive, 8,637 votes
 1.05%
E. A. Bush, Prohibition, 516 votes
Out of 49,206 votes casts, the margin of victory was 4,583 (9.32%)
In the 3 races we have results for, John B. Peterson had a record of 1-2. That includes a record of 1-2 in 3 general elections.