Collin Peterson

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Collin Peterson
Collin Peterson, official 109th Congress photo.jpg
U.S. Representative from Minnesota's 7th Congressional District
From: January 3, 1991 – January 3rd, 2021
Predecessor Arlan Stangeland
Successor Michelle Fischbach
Former State Senator from Minnesota's 10th District
From: January 4, 1977 – January 5, 1987
Predecessor Roger L. Hanson
Successor Cal Larson
Party Democrat
Spouse(s) (divorced)
Religion Lutheran

Collin Clark Peterson (born June 29, 1944) is a conservative Democrat who was a U.S. representative from Minnesota's 7th district. Peterson was among the founders of the Blue Dog Coalition.

U.S. House of Representatives

House impeachment of Donald Trump

See main article: Trump impeachment

Peterson, along with then-Democrat Jeff Van Drew, were the only Democrats to vote against both articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, although Jared Golden voted in favor of Article I and against Article II.[1]

Political positions

A pro-life Democrat, Peterson has had a conservative voting record on many issues while maintaining a liberal record on others, overall being ranked by On the Issues as a moderate populist.[2]


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