Judy Robson

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Judy Robson
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Wisconsin State Senate District 15
Former member
Term in office began
1999
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Nurse Practitioner

Judy Robson was a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Senate. She has represented District 15 since 1998. She was previously the minority leader in 2005 and majority leader in 2007, as well as a Representative in the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1987 to 1998.

Robson's professional experience includes geriatric nurse practitioner; nursing professor at Blackhawk Technical College; registered nurse; and teacher.

Robson attended Beloit College, earned her BSN from Saint John College, MS from University of Wisconsin, Madison; and did graduate work at University of Wisconsin, La Follette Institute of Public Policy. She is married and has three children.[1]

In January 2010 Robson announced she would not be seeking re-election in the fall.[2]

Committee assignments

Sen. Robson serves on these legislative committees:[3]

Elections

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2010

Robson did not seek re-election in 2010.[4][5] The primary election was on September 14, 2010, and the general election was November 2, 2010.

2008

On November 7, 2006, Judy Robson won re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate, District 15. [6]

Judy Robson raised $123,093 for her campaign, while Gregory Addie raised $2,003.[7]

Wisconsin State Senate, District 15 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Judy Robson {D) 39,165
Gregory Addie (R) 18,187

Recent legislation sponsored or co-sponsored by Sen. Robson includes:[8]

  • A bill regarding health care for autistic patients[9]
  • A bill prohibiting employers from requiring health care workers to work overtime[10]
  • A bill allowing persons at least 18 years old to drink alcohol if accompanied by a parent, guardian, or spouse who is over 21.[11]

Campaign donors

Some of the top contributors to Sen. Robson's 2008 campagin, according to the National Institute of Money in State Politics:[12]

Painters & Allied Trades, Wisconsin Credit Union League, Wal-Mart, Association of State Prosecutors, Wisconsin Pipe Trades, Managed Health Services Insurance Corp.

Financial, insurance and real estate interests were his largest donor group, followed closely by labor interests. Most of his contributions came from institutions.

In 2008, Robson collected $11,531 in donations.

Listed below are the top two contributors to her campaign.[13]

Donor Amount
Wisconsin Credit Union League $1,000
Wal-Mart $1,000

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Personal

Robson is married and has three children.[1]

References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Senate District 15
1998–present
Succeeded by
Tim Cullen (D)