|Maryland State Senate District 23|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||7|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||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|
|Birthday||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.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Peters served on these committees:
- Access to Mental Health Services, Chair
- Budget and Taxation
- Federal Relations
- Subcommittee on Capital Budget, Vice Chair
- Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Peters served on these committees:
- Budget & Taxation Committee
- Special Committee on Substance Abuse
- Base Realignment & Closure
- Access to Mental Health Services
- See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Maryland State Senate will consist of a primary election on June 24, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Incumbent Doug Peters will face David Grogan in the Democratic primary.
- 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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- Senator Peters' website
- Official Maryland State Senate website
- Project Vote Smart summary
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Senator Peters' facebook
- Senator Peters' flickr
- State Surge profile - legislative and voting track record
- Maryland Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed March 3, 2014
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "2010 General Election Official Results," accessed February 24, 2014
- Maryland State Board of Elections - 2010 Election results
- [http://www.elections.state.md.us/elections/2006/results/general/office_State_Senator.html Maryland State Board of Elections, "Official 2006 Gubernatorial General Election results for State Senator," accessed February 24, 2014
- Follow the Money's report on Peters' 2006 campaign contributions
- Maryland 2010 campaign contributions, Follow the Money
- 2006 contributors to Douglas Peters
- Douglas J. J. Peters, Maryland State Senate
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