|Florida State Senate District 2|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Peaden switched from the Democratic to the Republican Party on June 27, 1997. He served in the Florida State House of Representatives from 1994 to 2000. He then joined the Florida State Senate, serving district 1 from 2000-2002. In 2002 Peaden won election to the 2nd District seat, and has served in that position since.
Peaden earned his B.A. from Tulane University in 1968. He went on to receive his MD from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Mexico, in 1973. He then earned his J.D. from Faulkner University Jones School of Law in 1987.
Peaden is a retired General Practice Physician.
- Agriculture Committee, Florida State Senate
- Commerce Committee, Florida State Senate
- Health and Human Services Appropriations Committee, Florida State Senate
- Judiciary Committee, Florida State Senate
- Military Affairs and Domestic Security Committee, Florida State Senate
|Florida State Senator District 1, 2000|
In 2006, Peaden collected $198,108 in campaign contributions. The five largest donors to his campaign were as follows:
|Florida Republican Party||$3,443|
|Hospital Corporation of America||$1,500|
|Anesthesiology Leadership Council||$1,500|
|Sheridan Children's Healthcare Services||$1,500|
Peaden and his wife, Nancy Green, have three children.
- Official Florida State Senate website of Senator Durell Peaden
- Project Vote Smart Durell Peaden policy page
- Project Vote Smart Durell Peaden biography page
- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Florida Election Results
Betty S. Holzendorf (D)
|Florida Senate District 002
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