|U.S. Representative from Minnesota's 7th Congressional District|
From: January 3, 1991 – January 3rd, 2021
|Former State Senator from Minnesota's 10th District|
From: January 4, 1977 – January 5, 1987
|Predecessor||Roger L. Hanson|
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.
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.