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Bob Robson
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Arizona House of Representatives District 18
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Speaker Pro Tempore, Arizona State House of Representatives
2006-2008
Compensation
Base salary$24,000/year
Per diem$35/day for the first 120 days of regular session and for special sessions and $10/day thereafter.
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Prior offices
Arizona House of Representatives District 20
2001-2008
Education
Bachelor'sJohn Jay College
Master'sJohn Jay College
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Bob Robson is a Republican member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 18. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000, serving until 2008, and was reelected in 2010. He served as speaker pro tempore from 2006 to 2008. Formerly he was vice mayor for the Chandler City Council from 1992 to 2000.

Biography

Robson earned his B.S. and his M.A. in Criminal Justice from John Jay College. His professional experience includes working as a teacher for Maricopa Community College and as owner and operator of an insurance/financial services firm.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Arizona Committee Assignments, 2013
Insurance and Retirement
Rules, Chair

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Bob Robson endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Scorecards

Goldwater Institute

See also: Goldwater Institute's Legislative Report Card

The Goldwater Institute releases its "Legislative Report Card" annually for all Arizona legislators. This report card tracks how legislators voted on key votes and assigns them a letter grade based on how closely their votes agree with the Institute's positions. The primary values emphasized in the ratings are whether votes expand or restrict liberty.[2]

2012

Robson received a score of 62 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of B- according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was 3 higher than his score on the 2011 report card. Robson’s 62 in 2012 was tied for the 27th highest grade among all 60 Arizona State Representatives.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012

Robson won re-election in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 18. He and incumbent Jeff Dial ran unopposed in the August 28, 2012, Republican primary. He won the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 18, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Dial Incumbent 26.1% 46,095
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Robson Incumbent 25.1% 44,204
     Democratic Corey Harris 22.4% 39,409
     Democratic Darin Fisher 21.8% 38,347
     Independent Brent Fine 4.7% 8,221
Total Votes 176,276

2010

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2010

Robson and Jeff Dial won the August 24 primary. They defeated incumbent Democrat Rae Waters in the November 2 general election.[5][6]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 20 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jeff Dial (R) 28,680
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Robson (R) 27,662
Rae Waters (D) 26,602
Arizona House of Representatives, District 20 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jeff Dial (R) 12,025
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Robson (R) 9,584
Christopher Tolino (R) 3,390

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Robson is available dating back to 20000. Based on available campaign finance records, Robson raised a total of $479,870 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 23, 2013.[7]

Bob Robson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arizona State House, District 18 Won $70,773
2010 Arizona State House, District 20 Won $56,119
2008 Arizona Corporation Commissioner Defeated $160,324
2006 Arizona State House, District 20 Won $70,239
2004 Arizona State House, District 20 Won $66,961
2002 Arizona State House, District 20 Won $30,435
2000 Arizona State House, District 20 Won $25,019
Grand Total Raised $479,870

2012

Robson won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Robson raised a total of $70,773.
Arizona House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bob Robson's campaign in 2012
Pinnacle West$1,736
Salt River Project$800
Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry$500
Enterprise Rent-A-Car$500
Cox Communications$500
Total Raised in 2012$70,773
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Robson won election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Robson raised a total of $56,119.

2008

Robson lost the election for the Arizona Corporation Commissioner in 2008. During that election cycle, Robson raised a total of $160,324.

2006

Robson won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Robson raised a total of $70,239.

2004

Robson won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Robson raised a total of $66,961.

2002

Robson won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Robson raised a total of $30,435.

2000

Robson won election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Robson raised a total of $25,019.

Personal

Robson and his wife, Dawna, have two children.

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