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Oliver Robinson

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Oliver Robinson
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Alabama House of Representatives District 58
In office
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 16
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Alabama-Birmingham
BirthdayMarch 13, 1960
ProfessionRetired Pro Basketball Player
Office website
Oliver Robinson (b. March 13, 1960) is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 58, Jefferson County. He was first elected in 1998.


Robinson was previously a professional basketball player with the San Antonio Spurs.

Committee assignments


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

  • Subcommittee on Regulations (Financial Services)



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on June 3, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2013. Incumbent Oliver Robinson is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1][2]


See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Robinson won re-election to the 58th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition.[3]


On November 7, 2006, Robinson was re-elected to the 58th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent Richard Rutledge (R).[4]

Robinson raised $175,163 for his campaign, while Rutledge raised $2,400.[5]

Alabama State House, District 58 (2006)
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png Oliver Robinson (D) 7,178
Richard Rutledge (R) 2,156

Campaign donors


In 2010, Robinson raised $105,850 in contributions.[6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
FGA PAC $11,000
Alabama State Employees Association $5,000
L PAC $5,000
Newsome Lan LLC $5,000


In 2006, Robinson collected $175,163 in donations.

Below are Robinson's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[7]

Contributor 2006 total
Oliver & Sarina Robinson $35,000
JP PAC $25,000
Business Council of Alabama $20,000
Seth Hammett Campaign $11,000
AL Education Assoc $10,150


Robinson and his wife, Sakina, have three children.

He is a member of Bethel Baptist Church - West End, Phi Beta Sigma, and treasurer of the Keep Birmingham Beautiful Commission.[8]

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