|South Dakota State Senate District 9|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Base salary||$12,000/two-year term|
|Per diem||$110/legislative day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||Four terms|
|South Dakota State House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||University of South Dakota, 1997|
|Birthday||October 11, 1974|
|Place of birth||Sioux Falls, SD|
Peters served in the South Dakota State House of Representatives from 2005 to 2011, representing the 9th District. Peters and her husband, Chris, have two children.
Peters earned her BS in Business Administration/Accounting from the University of South Dakota in 1997.
Peters was a Supervisor of KPMG, Limited Liability Partnership from 1997 to 2000. She then worked as a Supervisor for Seim, Johnson, Sestak and Quist, Limited Liability Partnership from 2000 to 2001. From 2001 to 2003, she was a Supervisor for McGladrey and Pullen, Limited Liability Partnership. She has been the owner of Central Valley Accounting Solutions, Limited Liability since 2003.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Peters served on the following committees:
|South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Appropriations, Chair|
|• Joint Appropriations, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Peters served on the following committees:
|South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Joint Appropriations|
|• Government Operations and Audit, Vice Chair|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Peters served on the following committees while a member of the South Dakota House of Representatives:
|South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Government Operations and Audit, Chair|
Peters won re-election in the 2012 election for South Dakota State Senate District 9. Peters defeated District 11 Rep. Lora Hubbel in the Republican primary on June 5 and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|South Dakota State Senate District 9 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Deb Peters Incumbent||52.7%||405|
Peters did not run for re-election in order to run for South Dakota State Senate seat for District 9.
She did not have any opposition in the June 8 primary. Peters defeated Rob Wilson in the November 2 general election.
|South Dakota State Senate, District 9 (2010)|
|Deb Peters (R)||5,119||63.39%|
|Rob Wilson (D)||2,956||36.61%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Peters received $35,761 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.
|South Dakota State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Deb Peters's campaign in 2010|
|Peters, Chris & Deb||$3,695|
|South Dakota Senate Republicans Campaign Cmte||$2,000|
|Equality South Dakota||$1,500|
|Russell Olson For Senate||$1,124|
|Total Raised in 2010||$35,761|
In 2008, Peters collected $15,558 in donations.
Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|South Dakota Republican Party||$2,524|
|Dave and Peg Lindberg||$500|
|South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association||$500|
|South Dakota Association of Healthcare Associations||$500|
|Associated General Contractors of South Dakota||$400|
Peters and her husband Chris have two children.
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- Group membership fees divide state lawmakers - Rapid City Journal
- Between the Lines ? We shouldn't foot ALEC bill - Vermillion Plain Talk
- State to pay interest group's dues - AberdeenNews.com
- Special lawmaker study panels set - Daily Republic
- Conservative group's dues will be covered by SD treasury for all legislators - The Capital Journal
- Lawmakers picked to study education funding, domestic violence - Rapid City Journal
- SD Lawmakers Who Travel The Most - KELOLAND TV
- Open Democratic Senate Seats Again Give Big Opportunity For GOP, Or Not - NPR (blog)
- Thune being watched in sales tax vote - AberdeenNews.com
- 2014 Senate state of play: After Baucus retirement, a clearer picture - NBCNews.com (blog)
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- Deb Peters campaign website
- South Dakota House of Representatives - Rep. Deb Peters
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004
- Deb Peters on Facebook
Tom Dempster (R)
|South Dakota State Senate District 9
| Succeeded by|
|South Dakota House of Representatives District 9
| Succeeded by|
Bob Deelstra (R), Steve Hickey (R)