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 by Tom Jensen
In office
January 1995 – January 2005
Preceded by Gene Huff
Succeeded by Tom Jenson
Personal details
Born (1938-12-19) December 19, 1938 (age 79)
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence London, Kentucky
Alma mater Cumberland College
Profession Attorney
Website albertrobinsonforstatesenate.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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