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 seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 2nd Congressional District of Florida. Peters was defeated by Alfred Lawson in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012.[1]


Education: [2]

  • 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, representing 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. Incumbent Steve Southerland II is seeking re-election on the Republican ticket. 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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