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Robert PetersDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 13
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Robert J. Peters (born April 26, 1985) is an American politician serving as a Democratic member of the Illinois Senate for the 13th district. The Chicago-based district includes all or parts of East Side, Hyde Park, Kenwood, South Chicago, South Shore, and Woodlawn. Peters took office on January 6, 2019 to succeed Kwame Raoul. He is the chair of the Illinois Senate Black Caucus.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
Kansas State University
BS Social Sciences
2004 - 2009
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
Illinois State Senate
2019 - Current
Client Specialist
2013 - 2014
Inside Account Representative
2012 - 2013
Other Experience1 - 11 of 11
Political Director
Reclaim Chicago
2015 - 2019
Political Director
Daniel Bliss for Governor
2017 - 2018
Director of Operations
Chicago Votes
2014 - 2015
Deputy Field Director
Toni Preckwinkle for Cook County President
2009 - 2010
Regional Field Director
Dan Seals for Congress
Former Member
Committee of the Whole, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Telecommunications and Information Technology, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Financial Institutions Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Human Services Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Veterans Affairs Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Local Government Committee, Illinois State Senate