|Maryland State Senate District 23|
|January 8, 2019|
|Years in position||8|
|Majority Caucus Chair, Maryland State Senate|
|2015 - present|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|County Council, Prince George's County|
|Bachelor's||University of Maryland, 1985|
|Master's||University of Baltimore, 1990|
|Service/branch||United States Army Reserve|
|Years of service||1990-1991|
|Date of birth||December 28, 1963|
Peters earned his bachelor's degree in Finance from the University of Maryland and his M.B.A. from the University of Baltimore. He served in the United States Army Reserves.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Peters served on the following committees:
|Maryland Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Budget & Taxation|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Peters served on these committees:
|Maryland Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Access to Mental Health Services, Chair|
|• Budget & Taxation|
|• Federal Relations|
Note: Peters also served on the Subcommittee on Capital Budget (Vice-Chair) and the Subcommittee on Health and Human Services.
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Peters served on these committees:
|Maryland Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Budget & Taxation|
|• Base Realignment & Closure|
|• Access to Mental Health Services|
Note: Peters also served on the Special Committee on Substance Abuse.
- See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Maryland State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 24, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Incumbent Doug Peters defeated David Grogan in the Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election.
|Maryland State Senate, District 23 Democratic Primary, 2014|
|Doug Peters Incumbent||77.1%||11,071|
- See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2010
Peters won re-election to the 23 District seat with 39,260 votes. He was unopposed in the November 2 general election.
|Maryland State Senate, District 23 (2010) General Election|
|Douglas Peters (D)||39,260||100%|
Peters raised $145,065 for his campaign.
|Maryland Senate, District 23|
|Douglas Peters (D)||33,791||99.0%|
In 2010, a year in which Peters was up for re-election, he raised $30,332 in donations.
His four largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Twenty Third District Team Slate||$49,200|
|Patuxent Progressive Leadership Slate||$6,000|
|Service Employees DC & Maryland State Council 54||$4,000|
In 2006, Douglas Peters collected $145,065 in donations.
His four largest contributors in 2006 were:
|Community Coalition Advocacy Slate||$75,000|
|23rd District Team Slate||$5,000|
|Prince Georges County Professional Fire Fighters & Paramedics Local 1619||$4,600|
Peters in married and has six children.
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- Maryland State Legislature
- Maryland State Senate
- Maryland Senate Committees
- Maryland Joint Committees
- Maryland State Senate District 23
- Senator Peters' website
- Official Maryland State Senate website
- Profile from Open States
- Political summary from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Senator Peters' facebook
- Senator Peters' flickr
- State Surge profile - legislative and voting track record (timed out)
- Maryland Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed March 3, 2014
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "Official 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election results for State Senate," accessed December 5, 2014
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "2010 General Election Official Results," accessed February 24, 2014
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "2010 General Election Official Results," accessed March 24, 2014
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "Official 2006 Gubernatorial General Election results for State Senator," accessed February 24, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Peters' 2006 campaign contributions," accessed March 24, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Maryland 2010 - Candidates," accessed March 24, 2014
- 2006 contributors to Douglas Peters
- Douglas J. J. Peters, Maryland State Senate
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