Pete Festersen filed on December 2, 2008, to run for City Council in District 1. Mr. Festersen is a Democrat running in the nonpartisan contest for Council.
Festersen is married. His wife's name is Paige and they have two children.
Pete attended Omaha's Central High School, Connecticut College and UNO. He has a B.A. and a Master's Degree in Public Administration.
His filing information lists his religious affiliation as Presbyterian. He attends Dundee Presbyterian Church.
Festersen is employed by Alegent Health. He is on the board of directors of the Omaha Children's Museum. He is a member of the Omaha Planning Board and serves as Chairman of the Benson-Ames Alliance.