Arnie Roblan

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Arnie Roblan
Arnie Roblan.jpg
Roblan in 2013
Member of the Oregon Senate
from the 5th district
Assumed office
Preceded by Joanne Verger
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
from the 9th district
In office
Succeeded by Caddy McKeown
66th Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives
In office
Serving with Bruce Hanna
Preceded by Dave Hunt
Succeeded by Tina Kotek
Personal details
Born (1948-04-08) April 8, 1948 (age 69)
Port Angeles, Washington
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Arlene
Residence Coos Bay, Oregon

Arnold L. "Arnie" Roblan (born April 8, 1948) is a former educator and a Democratic politician in the U.S. state of Oregon. He has served in the Oregon House of Representatives representing District 9, which spans the southern Oregon Coast, since 2005.[1] He also served as co-speaker of the House for the 2011–2012 session along with Republican Bruce Hanna.[2] He is currently a member of the Oregon State Senate, representing district 5.

Early life and career[edit]

Roblan is a former high school principal and math teacher.[1] He attended the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. He has lived in Coos Bay since the early 1970s with his wife Arlene. They have three children.[3]

With Rep. Nick Kahl

Political career[edit]

Roblan was first elected to the House in 2004. In the 2009–2010 session, Roblan served as speaker pro tem.

Roblan chairs the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee and the Rural Policy Committee, and serves on the Education Committee.[1]


Roblan beat Dick Anderson in 2016, 30,154 votes to 29,820, 48.1% to 47.6%.[4]


  1. ^ a b c The Register-Guard (October 17, 2008). "House District 9: Roblan". The Register-Guard. 
  2. ^ Steves, Dave (January 15, 2011). "Political foes to work together in House divided". The Register-Guard. Retrieved January 18, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 6, 2010. Retrieved 2008-11-12. 
  4. ^ Oregon Secretary of State

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