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Art Robinson
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Oregon, District 4
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCalTech
Ph.D.University of California at San Diego
Personal
ProfessionScientist
Websites
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Art Robinson is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Oregon.[1] He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 20, 2014.[2]

Robinson was previously a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Oregon.[3] He lost in the general election.[4]

Biography

In 1973, after resigning from his faculty position at the University of California, San Diego, Robinson co-founded the Linus Pauling Institute and served as president and research professor. In 1980, he, along with his wife, Lauralee, moved to Oregon to found the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine.[5]

Elections

2014

See also: Oregon's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

Robinson is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Oregon's 4th District.[1] Robinson ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 20, 2014.[2] The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

The 2014 election is the third attempt by Robinson to defeat incumbent Peter DeFazio (D).[6]

Endorsements

Robinson has been endorsed by the following people and organizations:[7]

2012

See also: Oregon's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

Robinson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Oregon's 4th District. Robinson won the nomination on the Republican ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was March 6, 2012. Robinson was the only Republican looking to challenge incumbent Rep. Peter DeFazio (D). Libertarian candidate Chuck Huntting also ran. DeFazio defeated Robinson and Huntting in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Oregon District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter DeFazio Incumbent 59.1% 212,866
     Republican Art Robinson 39% 140,549
     Libertarian Chuck Huntting 1.7% 6,205
     Write-In N/A 0.1% 468
Total Votes 360,088
Source: Oregon Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

In 2010, Robinson won the Republican nomination to challenge incumbent Peter DeFazio (D). He lost in the general election.[8]

U.S. House of Representatives, Oregon Congressional District Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter DeFazio Incumbent 54.6% 162,416
     Republican Art Robinson 43.7% 129,877
     Pacific Green Mike Beilstein 1.8% 5,215
Total Votes 297,508

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Robinson's reports.[9]

Art Robinson (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[10]April 15, 2013$1,523.97$1,403.00$(2,395.40)$531.57
July Quarterly[11]July 15, 2013$531.57$2,517.50$(1,333.02)$1,716.05
October Quarterly[12]October 15, 2013$1,716.05$4,277.00$(5,781.80)$211.25
Year-End Quarterly[13]December 31, 2013$211$4,322$(1,553)$2,979
April Quarterly[14]April 15, 2014$2,979.70$67,573.19$(14,915.25)$55,637.64
Running totals
$80,092.69$(25,978.47)

2010

Above is a breakdown of funds for the 2012 election, according to source.

Robinson lost the United States House of Representatives election in 2012. During that election cycle, Robinson's campaign committee raised a total of $1,212,008 and spent $1,232,049.[15]

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