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Trusted Lansing


Peter Spadafore is seeking a second term on the Lansing City Council. In 2017 Lansing voters selected Peter to serve as an at-large member and he has proven to be a collaborative and steady voice guiding the City Council and Lansing through the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic and unprecedented financial troubles. Peter is the trusted leader Lansing needs. Send him back to City Hall!


Peter Spadafore has a long track record of making a difference in the city of Lansing. As President of the Lansing School Board, Peter led the district to a successful school bond issue in 2016 – taxpayers voted for hundreds of millions of dollars to be invested in our local schools under his leadership. Peter has put the same passion to work for our city, during his first term on the Lansing City Council working toward better governance and inclusive growth for all residents.

Peter was quickly recognized as a leader and consensus builder by his colleagues on City Council, having been elected Vice President his second year and serving two terms as President, navigating Council through the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual meetings, and unprecedented financial challenges.

Peter was elected to the Lansing School Board in November of 2011. Peter is a graduate of James Madison College at Michigan State University where he studied Social Relations and Policy with an emphasis on education policy and homeland security studies. He was also a fellow in the prestigious Michigan Political Leadership Program fellowship and named one of Lansing’s 10 over the Next Ten for 2013 and Distinguished Young Alumni by the Michigan State University Alumni Association in 2015.



Good Governance

Honesty and transparency in Lansing government are of the utmost importance to Peter Spadafore. Peter is working with his colleagues on the Lansing City Council to build a stronger city and region. 

We must hold our leaders accountable for decisions they make. Peter works to ensure that every council action is rooted in consensus building and strong ethics, rebuilding citizen trust in Lansing government.


Peter Spadafore is working to usher in a new era for the city of Lansing – one in which other government entities and surrounding municipalities want to work with us to build a more prosperous region. The Lansing City Council needs to be a partner – not an adversary – to others. Peter Spadafore is working to rebuild those critical relationships inside and outside the city that Lansing citizens can be proud of – partnerships worthy of the Capital City.

Economic Development

We must ensure the entire city and region benefit from a shared economic vision so all citizens benefit from our progress. Peter Spadafore is working to restore confidence in our long-term investment strategies for the city to ensure that Lansing continues its transformation into a place where jobs and infrastructure are top priorities. 

Roads and Infrastructure 

Lansing drivers and local businesses deserve more than a Band-Aid—they need good roads now, not years or decades from now. As chair of the Committee on Public Service, Peter is collaborating with Mayor Schor, fellow city council members, businesses, neighborhood leaders and community members to develop a long-term plan that fully addresses Lansing’s crumbling infrastructure and ensures that fixing the cities damaged roads, bridges and sidewalks are a top priority.



Your priorities are my priorities. As your city council representative, I will be accessible and transparent. Please contact me with your concerns, comments or questions.

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