Arnie Roblan

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Arnie Roblan
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Oregon State Senate District 5
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Co-Speaker, Oregon House of Representatives
2010-2012
Compensation
Base salary$21,936/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Oregon House of Representatives District 9
2005-2013
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Washington, 1972
Master'sUniversity of Oregon, 1983
Personal
Place of birthPort Angeles, WA
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Arnie Roblan is a Democratic member of the Oregon State Senate, representing District 5 since January 14, 2013. As of the 2013 legislative session, Roblan serves as a State Senate Majority Whip.

Roblan is a former member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 9 from 2005 to 2013; he served as co-Speaker from 2010 to 2012.

Arnie Roblan earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Washington in 1972 and his master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Oregon in 1983.

Arnie Roblan began teaching mathematics in 1972 and did so until 1979. During that period, he was a professor at Southwestern Oregon Community College for one year, lasting from 1975 to 1976. In 1979, he became a Dean of Students until 1985, in which year he began working as an assistant principal. His career as an assistant principal advanced in 1989 when he became a high school principal, which lasted until 2004. Roblan also has professional experience as a brick mason.

Organizations

  • Member, Aspire State Advisory Team
  • Member, Belloni Ranch Board
  • Member, Coos Bay North Bend Water Board
  • Member, Coos Educators' Credit Union
  • Founding Board Member, Friends of New and Sustainable Industry
  • Past President and Board Member, Kiwanis Club of Coos Bay
  • Member, OCEAN (Ocean Coastal Environments Awareness Network)
  • Member, Saturday Academy (Southwestern Oregon Community College)
  • Member, SWOYA, Boys and Girls Club of Southwestern Oregon
  • Member, Young Men's Christian Association Youth in Government Board.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Arnie Roblan served on the following committees:

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013
Education and Workforce Development
Judiciary
Rural Communities and Economic Development, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Roblan served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Roblan served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Oregon State Senate elections, 2012

Roblan won election in the 2012 election for Oregon Senate District 5. Roblan was unopposed in the May 15 Democratic primary and defeated Scott Roberts (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Oregon State Senate, District 5, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngArnie Roblan 54.8% 30,343
     Republican Scott Roberts 45.2% 24,979
Total Votes 55,322

2010

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2010

Roblan won re-election to the 9th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition but was challenged by Scott Roberts (R) in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Oregon State House, District 9
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Arnie Roblan (D) 12,094
Scott Roberts (R) 10,824

2008

On November 4, 2008, Roblan won re-election to Oregon State House District 9.[4]

Roblan raised $275,189 for his campaign.[5]

Oregon State House District 9
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Arnie Roblan (D) 15,444
Pearn (R) 11,365
Misc. 86

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Roblan is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Roblan raised a total of $2,083,321 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[6]

Arnie Roblan's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oregon State Senate, District 5 Won $939,222
2010 Oregon State House, District 9 Won $368,986
2008 Oregon State House, District 9 Won $275,189
2006 Oregon State House, District 9 Won $327,665
2004 Oregon State House, District 9 Won $172,259
Grand Total Raised $2,083,321

2012

Roblan won election to the Oregon State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Roblan raised a total of $939,222.
Oregon State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Arnie Roblan's campaign in 2012
Oregon Democratic Party$142,241
Senate Democratic Leadership Fund$111,061
Service Employees Local 530$47,333
Oregon Health Care Association$46,250
Douglas County Physicians Association$39,000
Total Raised in 2012$939,222
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Roblan won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Roblan raised a total of $368,986.

2008

Roblan won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2008. During that election cycle, Roblan raised a total of $275,189.

2006

Roblan won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2006. During that election cycle, Roblan raised a total of $327,665.

2004

Roblan won election to the Oregon State House in 2004. During that election cycle, Roblan raised a total of $172,259.

Personal

Arnie Roblan was born 1948 in Port Angeles, Washington and raised in Coos Bay, Oregon. He is currently married to Arlene Roblan with three children.

Awards

On October 19, 2012, Governing Magazine named Roblan one of 8 "Public Officials of the Year." The Public Officials of the Year program, started in 1994, "recognizes leaders from state, city and county government who exemplify the ideals of public service." Other 2012 honorees included Roblan's co-speaker Bruce Hanna, California Auditor Elaine Howle, and Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval. Governing commended the decision of Roblan and Hanna as one "setting in motion a tenure that has been marked by rare bipartisan cooperation and two of the most productive legislative sessions in Oregon's history."[7]

Roblan was named "Legislator of the Year" for 2009 by The Special Districts Association of Oregon. SDAO chose Roblan because of his work to assist special districts on the South Coast and throughout the state. He received the award February 8, 2010.[8]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Oregon State Senate District 5
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Oregon House of Representatives District 9
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Caddy McKeown (D)