David B. Robertson

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The Honorable
David B. Robertson
Member of the Michigan Senate
from the 26th district
Assumed office
January 1, 2010[1]
Preceded by Deborah Cherry
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 51st district
In office
January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008
Preceded by Patricia A. Lockwood
Succeeded by Paul H. Scott[2]
In office
January 1, 1991 – December 31, 1992
Preceded by Kay Hart
Succeeded by Patricia A. Lockwood

David B. Robertson is a state senator representing Genesee County, Michigan's 26th senatorial district.[3] He is a statutory member of the Genesee County Republican Party's executive committee.

Political career[edit]

In 2008, Robertson was term limited from serving addition terms in the Michigan State House and was succeeded by Paul H. Scott.[2] In 2010, Robertson beat Democrat Paula Zelenko to win 26th senatorial district as the first Republican State Senator from Genesee County since 1974.[1]

Robertson 45,360 Democrat Paula Zelenko 33,769 votes[1]


  1. ^ a b c Kristin Longley. Dave Robertson declares victory; first GOP state senator from Genesee County since 1974. November 3, 2010. The Flint Journal. Accessed June 14, 2013.
  2. ^ a b Kristin Longley. Paul Scott helps make history by becoming one of two black Republicans elected to Michigan House since 1904 . November 05, 2008. The Flint Journal. Accessed June 14, 2013.
  3. ^ "Senator David B. Robertson". Michigan Senate. Retrieved 6 December 2012.