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|Name =David Robertson
 
|Name =David Robertson
 
|Profile picture =David Robertson.jpg
 
|Profile picture =David Robertson.jpg
|Position = Michigan State Senate District 26
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|Position = Michigan State Senate, District 26
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Tenure =[[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2011]] - present
 
|Tenure =[[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2011]] - present
 
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2015]]
 
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2015]]
 
|Assumed office = 2011
 
|Assumed office = 2011
|Political party =Republican
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|Political party = Republican
 
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|Base salary = $71,865/year
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|Base salary = $71,685/year
|Per diem =$10,800/year
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|Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
 
|Pension =
 
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|Last election =  
 
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|Next election = [[Michigan State Senate elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
 
|Next election = [[Michigan State Senate elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
 
|Prior office =[[Michigan House of Representatives]]
 
|Prior office =[[Michigan House of Representatives]]
|Prior office years =1991 – 1992, 2002 2008
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|Prior office years =1991 – 1993, 2003 2009
 
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|High school = Swartz Creek High School, 1978
 
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|Bachelor's = University of Michigan-Flint, 1982
 
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{{tnr}}'''David Robertson''' (b. June 24, 1960) is a [[republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan State Senate]], representing the 26th District since January 1, 2011. Robertson was first elected to the [[Michigan State Legislature|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.
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{{tnr}}'''David B. Robertson''' (b. June 24, 1960) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan State Senate]], representing District 26. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
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.
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Robertson served in the [[Michigan House of Representatives]] from 1991 to 1993, and from 2003 to 2009.
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==Biography==
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Robertson earned his bachelor's degree in Political Science and History from the University of Michigan-Flint in 1982.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Robertson served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Finance
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|Committee2 = Health Policy
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|Chair2 = Vice-chair
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|Committee3 = Insurance
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|Committee4 = Local Government and Elections
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|Chair4 = Chair
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|Committee5 = Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Robertson has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Robertson served on the following committees:
* [[Finance Committee, Michigan State Senate|Finance]]
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* [[Health Policy Committee, Michigan State Senate|Health Policy]], Vice Chair
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Insurance Committee, Michigan State Senate|Insurance]]
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|Collapse= Yes
* [[Local Government and Elections Committee, Michigan State Senate|Local Government and Elections]], Chair
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|State = Michigan
* [[Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing Committee, Michigan State Senate|Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing]]
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Finance  
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|Committee2 = Health Policy  
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|Chair2 = Vice-chair
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|Committee3 = Insurance  
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|Committee4 = Local Government and Elections  
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|Chair4 = Chair
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|Committee5 = Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing  
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''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.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10GEN/10GENall.html Official Election Results from 2010 State Senate races]</ref>
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Robertson won election to the 26th District of the [[Michigan State Senate]] in 2010.  He defeated [[Paula Zelenko]] (D) in the November 2 general election.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10GEN/10GENall.html Official Election Results from 2010 State Senate races]</ref>
  
 
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{{Votebox |
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Robertson
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|Full name=David Robertson
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|year=2002
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|Editdate=May 31, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5559 ''Follow the Money'', "Robertson, David B." Retrieved May 31, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Republican
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|totalraised2012=109752
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|result2012=N/A
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|office2012=Michigan State Senate, District 26
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|totalraised2010=704900
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan State Senate elections, 2010|Michigan State Senate, District 26]]
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|totalraised2006=128981
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|result2006=Won
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|office2006=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008|Michigan State House, District 51]]
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|totalraised2004=179558
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|result2004=Won
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|office2004=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2006|Michigan State House, District 51]]
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|totalraised2002=129291
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|result2002=Won
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|office2002=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2004|Michigan State House, District 51]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Robertson
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|full Name = David Robertson
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=134980
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|office= Michigan State Senate
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|new = off
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 109752
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|org1 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
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|org2 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org3 = Michigan State Medical Society
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|org4 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|org5 = Michigan Association Of CPAs
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|orgamount1 = 5500
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 3250
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|orgamount4 = 2847
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|orgamount5 = 2750
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|}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Robertson
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|full Name = David Robertson
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126107
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|office= Michigan State Senate
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 704900
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|org1 = Senate Republican Campaign Committee Of Michigan
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|org2 = Business Leaders Of Michigan
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|org3 = Michigan Chamber Of Commerce
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|org4 = Pappageorge Leadership Fund
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|org5 = Conservative Leadership Committee
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|orgamount1 = 440778
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|orgamount2 = 10000
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|orgamount3 = 10000
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|orgamount4 = 10000
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|orgamount5 = 10000
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|}}
  
In 2010, Robertson raised $704,900 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=S&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref> 
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===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Robertson
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|full Name = David Robertson
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=84434
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 128981
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|org1 = Michigan Bankers Association
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|org2 = Michigan Life Underwriters
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|org3 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|org4 = Michigan Auto Dealers Association
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|org5 = Michigan Credit Union League
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 4900
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|orgamount5 = 3325
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|}}
  
His four largest contributors were:
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===2004===
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{{SLP donor box 2004
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|name = Robertson
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|full Name = David Robertson
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68679
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 179558
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|org1 = Michigan Association Of Realtors
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|org2 = Michigan State Medical Society
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|org3 = Michigan Farm Bureau/AgriPac
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|org4 = Michigan Association Of Insurance Agents
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|org5 = Novi Leadership Fund
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 5000
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|orgamount5 = 5000
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|}}
  
{{legislative donor box}}
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===2002===
|-
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{{SLP donor box 2002
| Senate Republican Campaign Cmte Of Michigan
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|name = Robertson
| Align="Right" | $440,778
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|full Name = David Robertson
|-
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=2929
| Michigan Chamber Of Commerce
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
| Align="Right" | $10,000
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|new = yes
|-
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|party = Republican
| Conservative Leadership Cmte
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|total raised = 129291
| Align="Right" | $10,000
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|org1 = House Republican Campaign Committee Of Michigan
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|org2 = Robertson, David B.
| Pappageorge Leadership Fund
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|org3 = Michigan Bankers Association
| Align="Right" | $10,000
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|org4 = Great Lakes Education Project
|}
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|org5 = Michigan Association Of Realtors
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|orgamount1 = 49922
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|orgamount2 = 19425
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 2598
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|orgamount5 = 2000
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|}}
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==Scorecards==
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===Tea Party Scorecard===
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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.<ref name="Tea3">[http://www.michiganvotes.org/VotingIndex.aspx?ID=736 ''Michigan Votes,'' "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 22, 2012]</ref>
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
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'''David Robertson''' received a '''71%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''David + Robertson + Michigan + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=David+Robertson+Michigan+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=David Robertson News Feed}}
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.senate.michigan.gov/gop/senators/Robertson.asp?District=26 House website]
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*[http://www.senate.michigan.gov/gop/senators/Robertson.asp?District=26 Office website]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=38344 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=38344 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=38344 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=38344 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126107 2010]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=134980 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126107 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=84434 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68679 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=2929 2002]
*[http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=95225996929 Facebook profile]
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==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 17:26, 25 November 2013

David Robertson
David Robertson.jpg
Michigan State Senate, District 26
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2011 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
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 – 1993, 2003 – 2009
Education
High schoolSwartz Creek High School, 1978
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan-Flint, 1982
Personal
BirthdayJune 24, 1960
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
David B. Robertson (b. June 24, 1960) is a Republican member of the Michigan State Senate, representing District 26. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Robertson served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 1991 to 1993, and from 2003 to 2009.

Biography

Robertson earned his bachelor's degree in Political Science and History from the University of Michigan-Flint in 1982.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

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

2011-2012

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

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2010

Robertson won election to the 26th District of the Michigan State Senate in 2010. He defeated Paula Zelenko (D) 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

Comprehensive donor information for Robertson is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Robertson raised a total of $1,252,482 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 31, 2013.[2]

David Robertson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State Senate, District 26 Not up for election $109,752
2010 Michigan State Senate, District 26 Won $704,900
2006 Michigan State House, District 51 Won $128,981
2004 Michigan State House, District 51 Won $179,558
2002 Michigan State House, District 51 Won $129,291
Grand Total Raised $1,252,482

2012

Robertson was not up for election to the Michigan State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Robertson raised a total of $109,752.
Michigan State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Robertson's campaign in 2012
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association$5,500
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$5,000
Michigan State Medical Society$3,250
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$2,847
Michigan Association Of CPAs$2,750
Total Raised in 2012$109,752
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Robertson won election to the Michigan State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Robertson raised a total of $704,900.

2006

Robertson won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Robertson raised a total of $128,981.

2004

Robertson won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Robertson raised a total of $179,558.

2002

Robertson won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Robertson raised a total of $129,291.

Scorecards

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]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term David + Robertson + Michigan + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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External links

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Political offices
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Michigan State Senate District 26
2011–present
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