Rodney Robinson

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Rodney Robinson
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Candidate for
California State Assembly District 59
PartyDemocratic
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Rodney Robinson was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 59 of the California State Assembly.

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2012

Robinson stated the following about his political philosophy in a biographical submission to Ballotpedia.[1]

  • Tax The rich.
  • Invest in Community Colleges, Universities of California, Cal State Universities and K-12.
  • Support the Dream Act.
  • Offer beneficial resources to businesses who hire veterans.
  • Invest in entertainment and the arts.
  • Invest in firefighter, teachers, police officers and social workers.
  • Support subsidize housing for seniors, families and the disabled.
  • Support re-entry programs.
  • Invest in minority small businesses.
  • Invest in public transportation for students.

Elections

2012

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2012

Robinson ran in the 2012 election for California State Assembly District 59. He advanced past the blanket primary on June 5, 2012, defeating Gertrude Holmes-Magee (D), Armenak Nouridjanian (D), and Greg Akili (D). Robinson was defeated by Reginald Jones-Sawyer (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

California State Assembly, District 59, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngReggie Jones-Sawyer 52.3% 40,519
     Democratic Rodney D. Robinson 47.7% 36,949
Total Votes 77,468
California State Assembly, District 59 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Greg Akili 17.2% 2,772
     Democratic Gertrude Holmes-Magee 15.4% 2,487
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngReginald Jones-Sawyer 43.6% 7,029
     Democratic Armenak Nouridjanian 5% 810
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRodney Robinson 18.8% 3,038
Total Votes 16,136

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