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Chap Petersen

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Born Mar 27, 1968

John Chapman "Chap" Petersen is an American politician. A Democrat, he served in the Virginia House of Delegates 2002–06 and was elected to the Virginia State Senate in November 2007. He currently represents the state's 34th district, made up of the city of Fairfax and part of Fairfax County.… Read More

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    Burke Patch - Feb 03, 2013
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    Chantilly Patch - May 07, 2012

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CHILDHOOD

1968 Birth Born on March 27, 1968.

TEENAGE

1986 18 Years Old Petersen graduated from Fairfax High School in 1986.

TWENTIES

1990 22 Years Old He received a B.A. degree from Williams College in 1990 and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1994, when he began practicing law. … Read More

THIRTIES

1998 30 Years Old Petersen served on the Fairfax city council 1998 - 2001. … Read More
2002 34 Years Old …  A Democrat, he served in the Virginia House of Delegates 2002 - 06, was elected to the Virginia State Senate in November 2007, and was reelected in 2011. … Read More
2005 37 Years Old In 2005, Petersen ran for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia. … Read More
2006 38 Years Old In 2006, Petersen was a senior advisor to Democratic Senate candidate Jim Webb, who defeated incumbent Republican Senator George Allen.
Petersen announced his candidacy for the 34th district seat in the State Senate, Wednesday, January 3, 2007.
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