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Gary Peters (D)

Phone: 2022246221
Address: 724 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510


Former member of the U.S. House of Representatives (MI-14) and Michigan Senate.

Served as Lottery Commissioner and on the Rochester Hills City Councilman.

Ran for governor in 2002 and that year lost a bid for state Attorney General by 5,200 votes.  


Rochester High School

Alma College - B.A. in Political Science

University of Detroit Mercy - MBA in Finance

Wayne State University Law School - law degree

Michigan State Univeristy - MA in Philosphy


He lives with his wife Colleen in Oakland County. They have three children: Gary Jr., Madeleine, and Alana.


Detroit Office

Patrick V. McNamara Federal Building

477 Michigan Avenue, Suite 1860

Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-226-6020

Lansing Office

124 West Allegan Street, Suite 1810

Lansing, MI 48933

Phone: 517-377-1508

Grand Rapids Office

Gerald R. Ford Federal Building

110 Michigan Street NW, Suite 720

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone: 616-233-9150

Rochester Office

407 6th Street, Suite C

Rochester, MI 48307

Phone: 248-608-8040

Saginaw Office

515 North Washington Ave., Suite 401

Saginaw, MI 48607

Phone: 989-754-0112


Former Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve

Additional Information

Gov Promotes Press Secretary Brown To Comms Director; Hires Peters Staffer (11-23-2020)

Trump Team Calls Certification 'Procedural Step,' No Word From James (11-23-2020)

12,000 More Wayne County Votes Changes Judicial Race Results (11-18-2020)

Lawsuits Challenging MI Election Falling Short (11-17-2020)

Gov Moves To Revoke Line 5 Easement, Pipelines Would Close In May 2021 (11-13-2020)

On This Day In Michigan History (11-13-2020)

Whitmer, Dems Congratulate President-Elect Biden: GOP Legislature Issues Subpoenas (11-07-2020)

Wentworth Named Next Republican Leader, Lasinski To Lead Democrats (11-05-2020)

James Attorney Demands Wayne County Clerk To 'Not Destroy Evidence' (11-05-2020)

Antrim Reports Partial Results; Biden Wins Michigan 50.6% To 47.9% (11-05-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (11-05-2020)

Trump Up In Michigan With Many AV Votes Left To Count (11-04-2020)

Peters, James Race Still Up In The Air (11-04-2020)

Mitchell Has Biden +7 In Michigan; Yob Declines To Share Numbers (11-02-2020)

Good Strategy? Bad Strategy? Nostalgia? Why’s Trump Here So Much? (11-02-2020)

Trump Making It 5 Appearances In A Week (11-02-2020)

Trump Making It 5 Appearances In A Week (11-02-2020)

Jill Biden Scolds Trump For 'How He Has Treated Your Governor' (10-29-2020)

Peters Mentions James' Name 0 Times; James Said Peters' Name 28 Times (10-29-2020)

Who Knew It? Celebrity Endorsements Pouring In (10-29-2020)

James Ties Peters To AOC In Recent Attack Line (10-27-2020)

Tight Races Developing In HD-73, HD-96 (10-26-2020)

New Poll: Biden Up +10, Peters Up +6; Pollsters Agree This Ain't 2016 (10-19-2020)

Dem Senate, Congressional Candidates Outraise Republicans $22M-$20M In Q3 (10-16-2020)

Health Care Focus Of Biden's Visit; Docs Question Trump Visit (10-16-2020)

Peters Talks Voting With Biden; James Talks China With Cotton (10-16-2020)

Peters Talks Voting With Biden; James Talks China With Cotton (10-16-2020)

Peters-James Debate Highly Unlikely (10-15-2020)

Huizenga Says He Tested Positive For COVID-19 (10-14-2020)

Great Lakes Poll Shows Biden Leading In WI, MI, PA With Ohio A Toss Up (10-12-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (10-09-2020)

Seniors, Absentee Voters Like Biden (10-07-2020)

Dems Continue Message: We Have ACA Replacement Plan; GOP Does Not (10-07-2020)

James Down 2 To Peters After Matching Peters' $14M Raised In Q3 (10-06-2020)

It's A 50%-44% Split For More Than One Question (10-05-2020)

No Reply Yet For No-Rules U.S. Senate Debate With Skubick (10-02-2020)

U.S. Senate Race Projected To Be Michigan's First $100M Race (10-01-2020)

Sabato: Biden Has 279 Electoral College Votes (10-01-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (10-01-2020)

MIRS Subscribers See Biden Winning; GOP Keeping Michigan House (09-30-2020)

Dems Go After James On Healthcare; James Counters Peters On Multiple Fronts (09-30-2020)

Republicans Talk Up Barrett; Whitmer Wants Rs Held 'Accountable' (09-28-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (09-28-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (09-25-2020)

Dems Press James On Confirmation (09-24-2020)

Peters' New Ad About Lowering Drug Costs; MRG Poll Has James Within 2 Points (09-22-2020)

Polling Shows Dems Up In 6 Of 7 Competitive House Races (09-21-2020)

Whitmer: Winner Of 2020 Election Should Pick Ginsburg Replacement (09-21-2020)

MMA, Detroit Chamber, Farm Bureau Support McCormack (09-21-2020)

4 Interesting Developments In Peters-James Race (09-16-2020)

Who Likes the Governor? (09-11-2020)

U.S. Senate Confirms Oakland Judge To Federal Bench (09-10-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (09-10-2020)

Trump Jabs Whitmer, Makes Case To Working Class (09-10-2020)

Trump Jabs Whitmer, Makes Case To Working Class (09-10-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (09-08-2020)

Peters Wraps Up Motorcycle Tour At Lansing Brewing Company (09-04-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (09-02-2020)

James: 'No One Owns Me;' $25M Already Spent/Reserved In U.S. Senate Race (09-01-2020)

GOP Files Ethics Complaint Against Peters Over Motorcycle Tour (08-31-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (08-28-2020)

Feds Charge Former UAW President; GOP Pounces On Peters (08-27-2020)

Feds Charge Former UAW President; GOP Pounces On Peters (08-27-2020)

Dems File FEC Complaint Against James For Soliciting Dark Money (08-24-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (08-24-2020)

Postmaster Says He Didn't Discuss Election Mail With Trump; Overtime Hasn't Been Touched (08-21-2020)

Stabenow Calls For Postmaster General's Resignation (08-19-2020)

Postmaster Scales Back Changes Amid Lawsuit, Democratic Outrage (08-18-2020)

Manoogian Makes Convention Appearance, Peters Casts MI's Votes; King Nominates Bernie (08-18-2020)

Peters Picks Cherries As Theme For New Ad (08-13-2020)

Harris -- Not Whitmer -- Is Biden's VP Pick (08-11-2020)

Peters Reacts To James TV Ad Hitting Him For U.S. Not Being Prepared For COVID-19 (08-11-2020)

New USPS Management Criticized For Deserting Mail; Untended and Behind on Schedule (08-10-2020)

Voters Split In Thirds On Sending Kids Back To School (08-03-2020)

Top 5 Things Peters Wants In Next Coronavirus Relief Package (07-31-2020)

Peters Up 14 In New Poll, Biden Up 10 In Michigan (07-28-2020)

Would It Boost Trump's Electability If He Put Troops In the Motor City? (07-27-2020)

Peters Says He Accepts Detroit, GR Debate Invitations (07-24-2020)

Peters Ad: 'The World's A Better Place With More People Drinking Michigan Beer' (07-23-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (07-23-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (07-23-2020)

MEA Backs Peters, Numerous Dems For Office (07-14-2020)

James Outraises Peters 4 Consecutive Quarters, Peters Sitting On $12M (07-10-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (07-09-2020)

Poll: 60% Have Some Concern Vote-By-Mail Will Result In Uncounted Vote (07-02-2020)

Peters Brings Together Holder, Anthony To Talk About America’s Next Great Moment (07-02-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (07-02-2020)

AFL-CIO Unveils Endorsements For August Primary (06-29-2020)

John James Down On The Farm (06-22-2020)

Pence: 'Transition To Greatness' Has Begun (06-18-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (06-17-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (06-15-2020)

AFSCME 25 Backs Full Statewide Dem Slate, House Candidates (06-12-2020)

MDP Says Trump Promoted James In Violation Of Hatch Act (06-10-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (06-10-2020)

Is Logic Behind The James 'Comfortable Setting Only' Strategy? (06-08-2020)

Whitmer, Gilchrist March In Detroit; James Launches Ads (06-04-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (05-28-2020)

Five Dams with 'Downstream Hazard' in ‘Poor’ Condition (05-26-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (05-21-2020)

Nessel: Trump No Longer Welcome In Michigan (05-21-2020)

James Pumps $800K Into New Ad, Staying On Pace With Peters' Spending (05-07-2020)

Trump Fundraising 'Tattletale' Strategy (05-04-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (04-30-2020)

Number Of Negative COVID-19 Tests Continue To Increase (04-30-2020)

Whitmer Announces Degree Program for Frontline Workers (04-29-2020)

Carr Files For U.S. Senate, Giving James A Primary (04-20-2020)

Many New COVID-19 Death Numbers Come From 'Old Death Certificates;' More (04-16-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (04-15-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (04-14-2020)

71% Support Whitmer's Handling Of Coronavirus; More News (04-14-2020)

New Priorities Ads Say Trump Has Been 'Incompetent' In COVID Response (04-10-2020)

$8.8M Raised In Q1 By Michigan's Main U.S. Senate Contenders (04-07-2020)

MI 'Weeks' Away From Apex; Cops Told To Issue $1,000 Tickets For E.O. Violations (04-02-2020)

James, GOP Volunteer Latest To Fall To COVID-19 As MI Cases Leap To 9,334 (04-01-2020)

Gov Considers Bumping Candidate Filing Deadline To May (03-31-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (03-26-2020)

MRG Has Biden Up 3; Peters Up 6 (03-25-2020)

Priorities USA Launches Anti-Trump Ad Campaign About COVID-19 (03-23-2020)

Whitmer Waives Rules To Prepare For Crowded Hospitals (03-17-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (03-17-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (03-13-2020)

25 In Michigan Confirmed To Have Coronavirus (03-13-2020)

Anuzis: Virus Won't Ruin Economy (03-06-2020)

D's Allege Illegal Ties Between James, Pro-James Group (03-04-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (03-04-2020)

Coronavirus Update: Gov Forms Task Forces; MSU Bans Some Travel To Asia (03-03-2020)

Supreme Court Will Hear Lawsuits Challenging ACA (03-02-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (02-24-2020)

3 Rust Belt States; 3 Different Poll Results (02-20-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (02-20-2020)

Slotkin: I'll Support Dem Presidential Nominee (02-19-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (02-13-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (02-10-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (02-10-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (02-06-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (02-05-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (02-04-2020)

Afendoulis Resolution Urges Peters, Stabenow To Vote No On Trump's Removal (01-24-2020)

Dem Nominee Has 13-Point Lead On Trump In Michigan (01-23-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (01-23-2020)

Inman Could See Retrial in July; Gov't Says It Didn't Get Fair Trial (01-16-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (01-14-2020)

James Raised $3.5M In 4Q; Peters $2.5M, Tells Funders 'This Is Bad' (01-07-2020)

Leonard Nomination Returned To White House (01-06-2020)

Peters Files Signatures For Re-Election (01-03-2020)

Visions Of Political Sugar Plums – What Should They Want in Their Stockings? (12-23-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (12-20-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (12-19-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (12-19-2019)

Why Did Trump Pick Battle Creek? (12-17-2019)

Anti-Peters Ad Back Up With Change After Peters Campaign Complains (12-16-2019)

GOP State Committee Endorses James For U.S. Senate (12-16-2019)

Peters Office Protesters Using GoFundMe For Legal Fees (12-12-2019)

James Files For U.S. Senate Without Fanfare (12-12-2019)

FEC Complaint, Attack Ad Targets Peters (12-11-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (12-10-2019)

Peters Can't Win With Green New Deal (12-10-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (12-10-2019)