Albert Robinson (Kentucky politician)

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Albert Robinson
Member of the Kentucky Senate
from the 21st[1] district
Assumed office
January 8, 2013
Preceded byTom Jensen
In office
January 1995 – January 2005
Preceded byGene Huff
Succeeded byTom Jenson
Personal details
Born (1938-12-19) December 19, 1938 (age 80)
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceLondon, Kentucky
Alma materCumberland College
ProfessionAttorney
Websitealbertrobinsonforstatesenate.com

Albert L. Robinson (born in December 19, 1938) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Kentucky Senate representing District 21[2] since January 8, 2013. Robinson served non-consecutively in the Kentucky General Assembly from January 1995 until January 2005 in the Kentucky Senate and non-consecutively from January 1987 until January 1989 and from January 1973 until January 1985 in the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Education[edit]

Robinson earned his BS from Cumberland College (now the University of the Cumberlands).

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 When District 21 Senator Tom Jensen left the Legislature and left the seat open, Robinson was unopposed for the May 22, 2012 Republican Primary[3] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 20,490 votes (53.8%) against Democratic nominee Amie Hacker.[4]
  • 1970s & 1980s Robinson was elected to the Kentucky House of Representatives in the November 7, 1972 General election and re-elected in the general elections of November 5, 1974, November 2, 1976, November 7, 1978, November 4, 1980, and November 2, 1982, then not re-elected in the general election of November 6, 1984, and re-elected in the general election of November 4, 1986.
  • 1994 Running for the Senate District 21 seat, Robinson was unopposed for the 1994 Republican Primary and won the three-way November 8, 1994 General election against Democratic nominee Harold Jones and a write-in candidate.
  • 1996 Robinson won the three-way 1996 Republican Primary and was unopposed for the November 5, 1996 General election.
  • 2000 Robinson was unopposed for the 2000 Republican Primary[5] and won the November 7, 2000 General election with 20,547 votes (58.0%) against Democratic nominee Lawrence Kuhl.[6]
  • 2004 Robinson was challenged by Tom Jensen in the 2004 Republican Primary and lost;[7] Jensen was unopposed for the November 2, 2004 General election.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Senator Albert Robinson (R)". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky Senate. Retrieved May 6, 2014.
  2. ^ "Albert Robinson's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved May 6, 2014.
  3. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky May 22, 2012 Official 2012 Primary Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 24. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 3, 2014. Retrieved May 6, 2014.
  4. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky November 6, 2012 Official 2012 General Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 20. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 11, 2014. Retrieved May 6, 2014.
  5. ^ "2000 Primary Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 6, 2014.
  6. ^ "2000 General Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 6, 2014.
  7. ^ "2004 Primary Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on December 24, 2014. Retrieved May 6, 2014.
  8. ^ "2004 General Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on December 24, 2014. Retrieved May 6, 2014.

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