About Senator Nichols

Representing the citizens of Texas State Senate District 3

First elected to the Texas Senate in 2007, Robert Nichols represents 19 counties including the greater part of East Texas and Montgomery County.

In the Texas Senate, Nichols currently serves as Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee. Senator Nichols also serves on the Finance, Administration, and Business and Commerce Committees. He is a member of the Legislative Audit Committee and is serving his second term on the Sunset Advisory Commission. Nichols was named President Pro Tempore by his colleagues in the Texas Senate at the end of the 85th Legislative Session.

During his six sessions as a state senator, Nichols authored and passed legislation to protect landowners’ rights, increase educational opportunities in East Texas and reform transportation policies. He has also worked to reduce Medicaid fraud, and promote free-market principles. He was designated as a Top Legislator by Texas Insider, a Champion of Free Enterprise by the Texas Association of Business, a Courageous Conservative by the Texas Conservative Coalition, and a Top 10 Best Legislator for the 85th Legislative Session by Texas Monthly Magazine.

Before running for Senate, Nichols served as transportation commissioner for eight years where he established a reputation for increasing efficiency without compromising quality.

Nichols is a businessman from Jacksonville, Texas. In his hometown he served on city council, was elected mayor, built four successful manufacturing facilities, earned 32 U.S. patents and 128 foreign patents, as well as creating more than 900 jobs for East Texas families.

Working his way through college by selling fireworks and ironing clothes for other students, Nichols earned a bachelor’s degree from Lamar University in 1968. He married his high school sweetheart, Donna, and they are the proud parents of three children: Brittney, Joshua, and Collynn’rae. He is a member of the First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville.

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Happy Father's Day to all of the dads in Texas and across America! One of the greatest joys in my life is being a father and grandfather. ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Fathers Day to all of the dads in Texas and across America! One of the greatest joys in my life is being a father and grandfather.

Today, we celebrate 244 years since the United States Army was formed. Thank you to the men and women who selflessly serve to protect our great nation's freedom. ... See MoreSee Less

Today, we celebrate 244 years since the United States Army was formed. Thank you to the men and women who selflessly serve to protect our great nations freedom.

 

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My husband is an Amy vet and proud of it!

Proudly of all of them.

Good to see you today Senator Nichols! Your level of commitment to community is appreciated ๐Ÿ’™โค๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

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On June 14, 1777, our nation adopted the U.S. Flag as a symbol of peace, pride and freedom. Long may Old Glory wave. Join me in celebrating our flag today! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

 

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Thank you Senator Nichols for all you do

AND. WHAT THE. FLAG. REPRESENT TO OUR. NATION. FREEDOM. AND THE. MILITARY. WHO. FOUGHT. FOR US. AND. GAVE. THEIR. LIFE. FOR US. ALL. ! DON.T. LET. PEOPLE. LIE. TO. YOU. ON. THIS. ! WERE PROUD. TO BE AN AMERICAN. ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’– LETS. ALL. STAND. TOGETHER. ON THIS. HAVE A BACK BONE. FOR. AMERICAN ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’– A LAND. OF THE. FREE.

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Today, we celebrate 244 years since the @USArmy was formed. Thank you to the men & women who selflessly serve to protect our great nation's freedom. #txlege

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CONTACT

Phone: (903) 586-1200
Fax: (903) 586-7877
Email: info@nicholsforsenate.com

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2347
Jacksonville, Texas 75766

Physical Address:
214 East Commerce Street
Jacksonville, Texas 75766

MEET ROBERT NICHOLS

Texas Sen. Robert Nichols is a devoted husband andย father who shares our conservative East Texas values. Sen. Nicholsย cares deeply about Texas and our country.