Mike Petersen (politician)
|Member of the Kansas Senate|
from the 28th district
|Assumed office |
|Born||October 5, 1960|
He is an industrial electrician from Wichita, and is married to Shelby Petersen.
Petersen serves on these legislative committees:
- Joint Committee on Information Technology (chair)
- Transportation (chair)
- Utilities (Vice-Chair)
- Joint Committee on Kansas Security
- Clean Power Plan Implementation Study Committee
- Telecommunications Study Committee
- Assessment and Taxation
- Transportation and Public Safety Subcommittee, Ways and Means
Petersen was unopposed in the 2012 Republican primary, winning 2,632 votes. He defeated Democratic nominee Keith Humphrey by a margin of 9,853 to 7,957 in the general election — a 52.7- to 47.3-percent margin.
Petersen faced Jo Hillman in the 2016 Republican primary, winning with a margin of 74% to 25% of the vote. In the general election, he defeated Keith Humphrey once again, winning by a margin of 9,915 to 9,353 votes.
- Profile of Mike Petersen, Kansas Legislature
- Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 Primary (official)," retrieved March 11, 2013.
- Kansas Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- "August 2nd, 2016 Primary Election Official Results - Sedgwick County".
- "November 8th, 2016 General Election Official Results - Sedgwick County".
- Kansas Senate
- Project Vote Smart profile
- Follow the Money campaign contributions
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