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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

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)

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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)

Peters Turns Birthday into Fundraising Gig (11-27-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (11-19-2019)

Neeley On Flint: 'We're Victors, Not Victims.' (11-06-2019)

National, Local Dignitaries Laud Conyers At Funeral Service (11-04-2019)

Half Of Michigan Voters Now Disapprove Of Trump (11-04-2019)

Peters Hit By National Super PAC For Supporting 'Aspects' Of Green New Deal (11-01-2019)

Conyers, Detroit's Congressional Rep For Half A Century, Dead At 90 (10-28-2019)

Conyers, Detroit's Congressional Rep For Half A Century, Dead At 90 (10-28-2019)

Dems Cheer UAW Ratification Of Deal With GM (10-25-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (10-23-2019)

60% Tell State 'We Have Enough To Fix Roads' (10-22-2019)

GOP Consultant Says Trump Not a Prob (10-18-2019)

MRG Has Peters-James As A 3-Point Race (10-17-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (10-10-2019)

Peters 'Very Troubled' By Trump's Ukrainian Phone Call (10-01-2019)

Michigan Could Be Center Of AI, Self-Driving Car (10-01-2019)

Peters Up On James 53% To 37% (09-27-2019)

Proposed Tariff Is A Bowl Of Cherries For Northern Michigan (09-26-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (09-24-2019)

Zahra Laments Loss Of 'Rule Of Law' Court As Schuette Considers Return (09-20-2019)

Zahra Laments Loss Of 'Rule Of Law' Court As Schuette Considers Return (09-20-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (09-17-2019)

AG Joins In Letter Urging Labor Department To Strengthen Protections for Apprentices (08-29-2019)

Right To Life Gives Early Endorsement To James, Trump (08-28-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (08-26-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (08-26-2019)

Leonard Nominated For U.S. Attorney Post; Stabenow, Peters Have 'Concerns' (08-14-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (08-12-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (08-12-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (08-12-2019)

James Advisor Says Poll Shows He Is In Dead Heat With Peters (08-09-2019)

Trump Pens Fundraising Message For James (08-01-2019)

To The GOP In D.C., He's 'Jerry Peters' Or Whatever (07-31-2019)

Stabenow Would Support Dems' Impeachment Inquiry If Launched (07-30-2019)

Mitchell Will Not Seek Re-Election In MI-10 (07-24-2019)

Michigan Leaders Condemn Trump's 'Go Back' Tweet (07-15-2019)

James Announces $1.5M Raised 3 Weeks (07-11-2019)

Peters Working With Ted Cruz On Moon Landing Site Bills (07-10-2019)

As Judges Hear ACA Arguments, Democrats Take Their Case To Public (07-09-2019)

Hard Numbers On Allowable PFAS Limits In Drinking Water Proposed (06-27-2019)

MSU Trustees Hire New Independent Firm For New Nassar Review (06-21-2019)

MSU Trustees Hire New Independent Firm For New Nassar Review (06-21-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (06-14-2019)

Google Announces $17M Capital Commitment At Training Workshop (06-10-2019)

James Announces Run For U.S. Senate (06-06-2019)

James: 45-Cent Gas Tax Will 'Screw Michigan Families' (06-03-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (05-29-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (05-29-2019)

'Significant Milestone' Reached To Prevent Asian Carp In Great Lakes (05-24-2019)

Michigan Voters: Don't Impeach President (05-22-2019)

Another Run By James? But For Senate Or House Or . . . (05-10-2019)

Will U.P. Ever Go Back To The Dems? (05-06-2019)

Schuette Faces Big Deficit To James In Possible GOP Senate Primary (04-30-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (04-17-2019)

Rakolta, Fischer Ambassador Picks Still In Limbo (04-08-2019)

Schuette In 2020? (04-08-2019)