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Bob Robson (politician)

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Preceded by  Rae Waters
Nationality  American
Role  American Politician
Succeeded by  Rae Waters
Political party  Republican
Name  Bob Robson
Party  Republican Party
Bob Robson (politician) wwwazleggovalisImagesMemberPhotos50legHouse
Alma mater  John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Education  John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Residence  Chandler, Arizona, United States

Bob Robson is an American politician and a Republican member of the Arizona House of Representatives representing District 18 since January 14, 2013. Robson previously served consecutively from January 10, 2011 until January 14, 2013 in the District 20 seat, and non-consecutively from January 2001 until January 2009 in the District 6 and District 20 seats.



Robson earned his BS and MS in criminal justice from John Jay College of Criminal Justice.


  • 2012 Redistricted to District 18, and with incumbent Republican Representatives Cecil Ash and Steve Court leaving the Legislature, Dial and Robson were unopposed in the August 28, 2012 Republican Primary; Dial placed first, and Robson placed second with 14,780 votes; Dial and Robson won the five-way November 6, 2012 General election, with Dial taking the first seat and Robson taking the second seat with 44,204 votes against Democratic nominees Corey Harris, Darin Fisher, and Independent candidate Brent Fine.
  • 2000 With District 6 incumbent Republican Representatives Lori Daniels running for Arizona Senate and Richard Kyle leaving the Legislature, Robson ran in the four-way September 12, 2000 Republican Primary, placing second with 5,130 votes, and took the second seat in the November 7, 2000 General election with 31,328 votes against Democratic nominee Richard Wenzel.
  • 2002 Redistricted to District 20, Robson ran in the four-way September 10, 2002 Republican Primary, placing second with 4,278 votes, and won the second seat in the three-way November 5, 2002 General election with 20,794 votes against Democratic nominee Jim Torgeson.
  • 2004 With fellow Republican Representative John Huppenthal running for Arizona Senate, Robson ran in the five-way September 7, 2004 Republican Primary, placing first with 6,801 votes; John McComish (who had been a primary candidate in 2002) won the first seat, and Robson won the second seat in the four-way November 2, 2004 General election with 37,334 votes above Democratic nominee Jim Torgeson and Libertarian candidate Joel Beckwith.
  • 2006 Robson and McComish were unopposed for the September 12, 2006 Republican Primary; Robson placed first with 6,221 votes, and in the November 7, 2006 General election, McComish took the first seat and Robson took the second seat with 26,963 votes against Libertarian candidate Jack Heald.
  • 2008 Running for one of the three seats up for election on the Arizona Corporation Commission, Robson ran in the eight-way September 2, 2008 Republican Primary, placing sixth behind Bob Stump, former state Representative Marian McClure, and Barry Wong; in the November 4, 2008 General election, Democratic former state Senator Sandra Kennedy placed first, Democratic former state Representative Paul Newman placed second, and Stump took the third seat.
  • 2010 Robson challenged incumbent Democratic Representative Rae Waters to regain the District 20 seat, and ran alongside incumbent Representative Jeff Dial in the three-way August 24, 2010 Republican Primary, placing second behind Dial with 10,543 votes; in the three-way November 2, 2010 General election, Dial took the first seat, and Robson took the second seat with 27,662 votes against Representative Waters.
  • References

    Bob Robson (politician) Wikipedia

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