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* [http://kansasvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=15594 Kansas Votes profile]
 
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* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=74232 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=91104 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=108125 2008]
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Michael Peterson
Mike Peterson.jpg
Kansas House of Representatives District 32
Incumbent
In office
1979-1990, 2005-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position (current service)9
Years in position (previous service)11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$88.66/day
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Michael Peterson is a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 32 since 2013. He previously represented District 37 from 1979 to 1990 and again from 2005 to 2013.

Peterson is an attorney.[1]

Policy Positions

Peterson refused to take Project Vote Smart's 2008 Political Courage Test. The test, which is administered to all candidates for presidential, congressional, gubernatorial, and state legislative offices, asks one central question - "Are you willing to tell citizens your positions on the issues you will most likely face on their behalf?"[2]

Peterson has not introduced any major legislation.[3]

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.[4][5]

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.[6]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Peterson was re-elected to the 37th District Seat in the Kansas House of Representatives with no opposition. [7] He raised $7,075 for his campaign. [8]

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 6/13/2013.[9]

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.[10]

2013

Michael Peterson received a score of 42.0% in the 2013 index.[11]

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