John Robinson, Alabama Representative

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John Robinson
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Alabama House of Representatives District 23
In office
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 20
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
J.D.Birmingham School of Law
BirthdayMarch 22, 1950
Place of birthAlbertville, AL
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John Robinson (b. March 22, 1950) is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 23, Jackson County. He was first elected in 1994.


Robinson works as a trial coordinator in the Jackson County District Attorney's Office, and runs a beef cattle operation.

He is a member of the Dutton Civitan Club, Jackson County Cattleman's Association, Saint Luke's Episcopal Church, and serves on the board of the Colombian American Service Association.[1]

Committee assignments


Robinson served on these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:

  • Subcommittee on Civil Justice
  • Subcommittee on Special Order Calendars, Chair
  • Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Member



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014; a runoff election took place where necessary on July 15, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Incumbent John Robinson defeated Jim Green in the Democratic primary. James Hanes, Jr. was unopposed in the Republican primary. Robinson will face Hanes in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 23 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Robinson Incumbent 60.7% 1,382
Jim Green 39.3% 893
Total Votes 2,275


See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Robinson won re-election to the 23rd District Seat in 2010. He had no opposition.[6]


On November 7, 2006, Robinson was re-elected to the 23rd District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[7]

Robinson raised $54,000 for his campaign.[8]

Campaign donors


In 2010, Robinson raised $55,328 in contributions.[9]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Education Association $10,000
FGA PAC $10,000
Trial Lawyers Association $2,500
State Employees Association (SEA PAC) $2,000


In 2006, Robinson collected $54,000 in donations.

Below are Robinson's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[10]

Contributor 2006 total
AL Education Assoc $10,000
Seth Hammett Campaign $5,000
FGA PAC $2,500
AL Trial Lawyers Assoc $2,500
BI PAC $2,500


Robinson and his wife, Mary, have one child.

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Alabama House District 23
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