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Robinson, Isaac (Deceased) (D)

State Representative District 4
Office: S588 HOB
Term: First
Phone: (517) 373-1008
Home Address: Detroit, MI
Seat Number: 103

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


He was elected Nov. 6, 2018, to replace his mother, Rep. Rose Mary Robinson.  He secured 94.55 percent of the general election vote in the heavily Democratic 4th House District.

In the August 2018 Democratic primary, Robinson came out on top of a field of 16 candidates by securing 23.1 percent of the vote.

He served as legal counsel and senior advisor in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2010-13 and also served on the Detroit City Council.


He is a criminal defense attorney.

To read MIRS biography of Rep. Robinson, click here.


He earned an undergraduate degree in general studies from the University of Michigan-Dearborn before attending Northwestern University where he completed his juris doctorate.


Rep. Robinson passed away March 29, 2020 from suspected Covid-19 complications.


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