|Member of the Alaska House of Representatives
from the 31st district
January 20, 2003
February 23, 1933 |
East Los Angeles, California
|Alma mater||University of Arizona, California State University, Long Beach|
|Profession||educator, real estate broker|
Bob Lynn (born February 23, 1933) is a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 31st District since 2002. He is currently serving as Chair of the State Affairs Committee, is Vice-Chair of the Judiciary Committee, and is a member of the Transportation Committee and Joint Armed Forces Committees. He also serves on the Labor & Workforce Development, Military & Veterans' Affairs, and Public Safety Finance Subcommittees, for the 28th Legislature. Bob Lynn is a retired fighter pilot with the United States Air Force and a Vietnam Veteran.
During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lynn chaired the State Affairs Committee in the Alaska House.
- 2012 Lynn won the November 6, 2012 General election with 63% of the vote against Democratic nominee Lupe Marroquin.
- 2014 Lynn won the November 4, 2014 General election with 67% of the vote against Democratic nominee Bill Goodell.
- 2016 In the August 15th Republican primary, Lynn was defeated 59-31% by Chris Birch. Birch will face Democrat David Gillespie in the general election.
Lynn and his wife Marlene (née Wagner) have six children, and twenty-one grandchildren. Lynn was born in East Los Angeles, California, where he graduated from the Garfield High School. He received a Bachelor of Arts from University of Arizona, and received a Master of Arts from California State University, Long Beach. He is also a graduate of the "Education with Industry" program of the Air University. He served as mayor pro-tem and city councilman of the City of Moreno Valley, Riverside County, California, and was instrumental in the founding of that city in 1984.
- "Rep. Bob Lynn - 27th AK Legislature House Majority". Housemajority.org. 2012-08-27. Retrieved 2012-09-03.
- "Rep. Lynn's Biography - 27th AK Legislature House Majority". Housemajority.org. Retrieved 2012-09-03.
- "State of Alaska 2012 General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
- "State of Alaska 2014 General Election November 4, 2014 Official Results". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
- 2016 Alaska Primary Elections, Alaska Public Media, Wesley Early, August 16, 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
- Democrats swap house candidates in big to replace Bob Lynn in South Anchorage, Alaska Dispatch News, September 3, 2016. Retrieved 4 September 2016.
- "The Alaska State Legislature". House.legis.state.ak.us. 1933-02-23. Retrieved 2012-09-03.
- Bob Lynn at 100 Years of Alaska's Legislature
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