Michael Peterson

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Michael Peterson
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Kansas House of Representatives District 32
Incumbent
In office
1979-1991, 2005-2014
Years in position (current service)9
Years in position (previous service)12
PartyDemocratic
DiedFebruary 18, 2014
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNorth West Missouri State University
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 18, 1941
Place of birthKansas City, Kansas
ProfessionAttorney
CandidateVerification
Michael James Peterson (September 18, 1941 - February 18, 2014) was a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 32. He first served from 1979 to 1991, then again from 2005 to his death.[1]

Biography

Peterson's professional experience included working as an attorney.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Peterson served on the following committees:

Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012
Local Government
Federal and State Affairs

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Peterson served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Peterson served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Peterson won election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 32. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

2010

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Peterson won re-election to the 37th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

2008

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Peterson was re-elected to the 37th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives with no opposition.[6] He raised $7,075 for his campaign.[7]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 37
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Peterson (D) 3,619 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Peterson is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Peterson raised a total of $27,350 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[8]

Michael Peterson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kansas State House, District 32 Won $3,200
2010 Kansas State House, District 37 Won $7,250
2008 Kansas State House, District 37 Won $7,075
2006 Kansas State House, District 37 Won $4,500
2004 Kansas State House, District 37 Won $5,325
Grand Total Raised $27,350

2012

Peterson won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Peterson raised a total of $3,200.
Kansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Peterson's campaign in 2012
Fire Fighters$500
K N E A PAC$500
Kansas Contractors Association$500
Kansas Contractors PAC$300
Kansas Farm Bureau$250
Total Raised in 2012$3,200
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Peterson won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Peterson raised a total of $7,250.

2008

Peterson won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Peterson raised a total of $7,075.

2006

Peterson won re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Peterson raised a total of $4,500.

2004

Peterson won election to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Peterson raised a total of $5,325.

Scorecards

Kansas Freedom Index

The Kansas Policy Institute, Kansas’s "first free market think tank," releases its legislator scorecard as a part of its Kansas Freedom Index for Kansas state representatives and senators once a year. The Score Card gives each legislator a score from 1%-100% based on how they voted in the prior legislative term on specific issues which the Kansas Policy Institute thought were pro-limited government policies.[9]

2013

Michael Peterson received a score of 42.0% in the 2013 index.[10]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Louis Ruiz (D)
Kansas House of Representatives District 32
2013–2014
Succeeded by
Pam Curtis (D)
Preceded by
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Kansas House of Representatives District 37
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Stan Frownfelter (D)