Mark Robinson (American politician)

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Mark Robinson
35th Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina
Assumed office
January 9, 2021
GovernorRoy Cooper
Preceded byDan Forest
Personal details
Mark Keith Robinson

(1968-08-08) August 8, 1968 (age 55)
Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Yolanda Hill
EducationNorth Carolina A&T State University
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1985–1989
UnitUnited States Army Reserve

Mark Keith Robinson (born August 8, 1968) is an American politician. He is the 35th lieutenant governor of North Carolina since 2021.[1] He is a member of the Republican Party. He is the first African-American to hold the office. He is known for his controversial views on transgenders, former President Barack Obama and Muslims.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, state officials sworn in during inauguration ceremony". WXII 12. Hearst Television Inc. January 9, 2021. Retrieved January 10, 2021.
  2. Colin Campbell (October 10, 2020). "Muslim 'invaders' and transgender 'delusion': Lt. gov. candidate's posts draw criticism". News & Observer.