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David Robertson
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Michigan State Senate District 26
In office
January 1, 2011 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Michigan House of Representatives
1991 – 1992, 2002 – 2008
Date of birthJune 24, 1960
Office website
David Robertson (b. June 24, 1960) is a Republican member of the Michigan State Senate, representing the 26th District since January 1, 2011. Robertson was first elected to the Michigan legislature as a Representative in 1991, serving until 1992. He then returned to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2002 and served until 2008.

Robertson attended the University of Michigan at Flint, graduating in 1982 with a degree in Political Science and History. David attended and graduated from Swartz Creek High in 1978.

Committee assignments


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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Health Policy, Vice-chair
Local Government and Elections, Chair
Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing


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



See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2010

Robertson won election to the 26th District of the Michigan State Senate in 2010. He defeated Democrat Paula Zelenko in the November 2 general election.[1]

Michigan State Senate, District 26 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Robertson (R) 49,700
Paula Zelenko (D) 36,231
Mark Sanborn (I) 4,427

Campaign donors


In 2010, Robertson raised $704,900 in contributions. [2]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Senate Republican Campaign Cmte Of Michigan $440,778
Michigan Chamber Of Commerce $10,000
Conservative Leadership Cmte $10,000
Pappageorge Leadership Fund $10,000

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Tea Party Scorecard

The Independent Tea Party Patriots, a Michigan Tea Party group, grades the votes of this and every other Michigan legislator on “core tea party issues” in a regularly-updated scorecard. 100% is considered an ideal rating.[3]

January 2011 - March 2012

David Robertson received a 71% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[3]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Michigan State Senate District 26
Succeeded by