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Alvin Peters

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Alvin Peters
Alvin Peters.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Florida, District 2
Bachelor'sWesleyan University (1981)
J.D.University of Virginia School of Law (1984)
Place of birthWashington D.C.
Campaign website
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Alvin Peters was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Florida. Peters was defeated by Alfred Lawson in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012.[1]



  • 1984: University of Virginia Law School


  • 2002-Present: General Practice of Law with Cecile Scoon, 2002 – Present[2]
  • 1996: Orchestrated Passage of Florida law, Senate Bill 2654,Claims Bill, 1996[2]
  • 1985-2002: General Practice of Law with Carroll McCauley, 1985 – 2002[2]



See also: Florida's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Peters ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Florida's 2nd District. Peters sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket.[3] The signature filing deadline was June 8, 2012, with the primary taking place on August 14, 2012. Peters was defeated by Alfred Lawson in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012.[1]

Primary results

The primary took place on August 14.[4]

Democratic Primary
Florida's 2nd Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAlfred Lawson 54.6% 46,900
Leonard Bembry 26% 22,357
Alvin Peters 13.9% 11,919
Mark Schlakman 5.4% 4,653
Total Votes 85,829


Peters lives with his wife, Cecile, and his three children Casimir, Sahara, and Marley in Panama City, Florida.[2]

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