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* [http://robbinsforsenate.com/ Official campaign website]
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* [http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/member_information/senate_bio.cfm?id=279 Profile from the Pennsylvania State Senate]
 
* [http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/member_information/senate_bio.cfm?id=279 Profile from the Pennsylvania State Senate]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5217 Profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5217 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=141082 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=124118 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=97872 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=88521 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=74499 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13713 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=1636 1998]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=141082 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=124118 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=97872 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=88521 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=74499 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13713 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=1636 1998]
* [http://www.senatorrobbins.com/ Sen. Robbins's website]
 
  
 
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Bob Robbins
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Pennsylvania State Senate District 50
Incumbent
In office
1991-Present
Term ends
November 30, 2014
Years in position 23
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1990
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
1983-1990
Education
Bachelor'sUnited States Military Academy at West Point, 1966
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army, Vietnam
Years of service1966-1971
Personal
BirthdayAugust 27, 1944
Place of birthGreenville, PA
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Robert 'Bob' D. Robbins (b. August 27, 1944) is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, representing District 50. He was first elected to the chamber in 1990.

Robbins served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1983 to 1990.

Robbins is not running for re-election to the Senate in 2014.[1]

Biography

Robbins earned his bachelor's degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1966. His professional experience includes being a retired teacher and wrestling coach. Robbins served as a Captain in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1971.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness, Vice Chair
Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Game & Fisheries
Local Government
Rules & Executive Nominations
Urban Affairs & Housing
Local Government Commission

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2010

Robbins won re-election to District 50. He was unopposed in the May 18 Republican primary and defeated independent Roberta Biros in the November 2 general election.[2]

Pennsylvania State Senate District 50
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Robbins (R) 59,267
Roberta Biros (I) 13,211

2006

See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Robbins was re-elected to District 50 of the Pennsylvania State Senate. Robbins defeated Art Allen (D) in the general election.[3]

Robbins raised $535,698 for this campaign.[4]

Pennsylvania State Senate District 50
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png ROBBINS, BOB (R) 41,302
ALLEN, ART (D) 35,854

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bob Robbins is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Bob Robbins raised a total of $1,322,173 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 9, 2013.[5]

Bob Robbins's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania State Senate, District 50 Not up for election $65,237
2010 Pennsylvania State Senate, District 50 Won $164,171
2008 Pennsylvania State Senate, District 50 Not up for election $138,581
2006 Pennsylvania State Senate, District 50 Won $535,698
2004 Pennsylvania State Senate, District 50 Not up for election $87,105
2002 Pennsylvania State Senate, District 50 Won $206,336
1998 Pennsylvania State Senate, District 50 Won $125,045
Grand Total Raised $1,322,173

2012

Bob Robbins was not up for election to the Pennsylvania State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Bob Robbins raised a total of $65,237.
Pennsylvania State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bob Robbins's campaign in 2012
Shick, Carmen W$4,000
National Fuel Gas$3,000
Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association$2,100
Pennsylvania State Troopers Association$1,500
Pennsylvania Rural Electric Association$1,350
Total Raised in 2012$65,237
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Bob Robbins won re-election to the Pennsylvania State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Bob Robbins raised a total of $164,171.

2006

Robbins raised $535,698 during the 2006 election cycle.

His top contributors are listed below.[6]

Donor Amount
Senate Republican Campaign Committee of Pennsylvania $69,592
Pennsylvania Republican Party $67,314
Republican State Committee $49,414
Pennsylvania Future Fund $17,500
Faith Bender $16,350
Friends of Joe Scarnati $12,500
Pileggi Victory Committee $10,000
Friends of Jake Corman $7,500
Friends of Jeff Piccola $6,500
Pennsylvania State Education Association $5,250
Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania $5,250
Thomas Hagen $5,150
Armstrong for Senate $5,000

Personal

Robbins and his wife, Cynthia, reside in Greenville, Pennsylvania.

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