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|U.S. House, Oregon, District 4|
|Ph.D.||University of California at San Diego|
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was a 2012 Republican
candidate who sought election to the U.S. House
representing the 4th Congressional District
He lost in the general election.
Art Robinson for House campaign logo.
In 1973, after resigning from his faculty position at the University of California, San Diego, Robinson co-founded the Linus Pauling Institute and served as President and Research Professor. In 1980, he, along with his wife, Lauralee, moved to Oregon to found the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine.
- See also: Oregon's 4th congressional district elections, 2012
Robinson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Oregon's 4th District. Robinson won the nomination on the Republican ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was March 6, 2012. Robinson was the only Republican looking to challenge incumbent Rep. Peter DeFazio (D). Also in the race was Libertarian candidate Chuck Huntting.
DeFazio defeated Robinson and Huntting in the general election.
In 2010, Robinson won the Republican nomination to challenge incumbent Peter DeFazio (D). He lost in the general election.
|U.S. House of Representatives, Oregon Congressional District Election, 2010
||Peter DeFazio Incumbent
|| Art Robinson
|| Mike Beilstein
Above is a breakdown of funds for the 2012 election, according to source.
Robinson lost the United States House of Representatives election in 2012. During that election cycle, Robinson's campaign committee raised a total of $1,212,008 and spent $1,232,049.
|United States House of Representatives, 2012 - Art Robinson Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Opponent
|Total Spent by Opponent
|Top contributors to Art Robinson's campaign committee|
|McGowan Working Partners||$5,250|
|Assn of American Physicians & Surgeons||$5,000
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Securities & Investment||$13,750