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Karen Carter Peterson

Senator Karen Carter Peterson serves in the Louisiana Senate. You can see a list of all state legislators from Louisiana.

GenderFemale
Birth year1969
PartyDemocratic
District5
Educational backgroundAttended, Boston College Law School
Attended, University of Virginia School of Law
JD, Tulane Law School
BBA, International Business/Marketing, Howard University
Entry into politics1999
Political historySenator, Louisiana State Senate, 2010-present
Won Special Election, Louisiana State Senate, February 6, 2010
Speaker Pro Tempore, Louisiana State House of Representatives, 2008-2010
Representative, Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1999-2010
Candidate, Louisiana State House of Representatives, 2006
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