Oliver Robinson

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Oliver Robinson
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Alabama House of Representatives District 58
In office
Term ends
November 5, 2018
Years in position 17
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 6, 2018
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Alabama-Birmingham
Date of birthMarch 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

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Robinson served on the following committees:

Alabama Committee Assignments, 2015
Education Policy, Ranking member
Financial Services
Military and Veterans' Affairs


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



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014; a runoff election took place where necessary on July 15, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Incumbent Oliver Robinson was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[1][2][3][4]


See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Robinson won re-election to the 58th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition.[5]


On November 7, 2006, Robinson was re-elected to the 58th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent Richard Rutledge (R).[6]

Robinson raised $175,163 for his campaign, while Rutledge raised $2,400.[7]

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


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Robinson raised $105,850 in contributions.[8]

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 five campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[9]

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.[10]


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Alabama House District 58
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