House 1971-72 (District 30B); House 1975-78 (District 41B)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
University of Colorado; B.A.; Political ScienceUniversity of Minnesota; Doctoral Work; Education
Jan Ingrid Smaby
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1975-76 lists his name as Paul "Pete" Petrafeso.He ran unsuccessfully as a Liberal candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1972 election. His opponent, Robert J. McFarlin, defeated him by 2 votes so a recount occurred. The recount confirmed that Robert J. McFarlin had won.