About Senator Nichols

Representing the citizens of Texas State Senate District 3

First elected to the Texas Senate in 2006, 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, Business and Commerce, Criminal Justice, and Local Government Committees, and the Select Committee on Redistricting. He is a member of the Texas Judicial Selection Commission, the Legislative Audit Committee and a former Vice-Chair of the Sunset Advisory Commission.

During his seven 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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Mark your calendars for Thursday, November 4. Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas- American Job Center Network is hosting a hiring event to connect veterans, transitioning military members, and military spouses to employers across Texas. The event will take place at Lufkin Memorial VFW Post 1836, 1800 Ford Chapel Rd, Lufkin, from 10 AM to 2 PM, and it is open to the general public after 11 AM. More information: detwork.org/calendar/event/111919/ ... See MoreSee Less

Mark your calendars for Thursday, November 4. Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas- American Job Center Network is hosting a hiring event to connect veterans, transitioning military members, and military spouses to employers across Texas. The event will take place at Lufkin Memorial VFW Post 1836, 1800 Ford Chapel Rd, Lufkin, from 10 AM to 2 PM, and it is open to the general public after 11 AM. More information: https://detwork.org/calendar/event/111919/

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Spending time with my granddaughter, Remi, is the greatest joy of my life. I am truly blessed to be her grandfather. ... See MoreSee Less

Spending time with my granddaughter, Remi, is the greatest joy of my life. I am truly blessed to be her grandfather.

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Precious time.

Beautiful family picture love you all

Sweetest EVER, Robert! I’m so happy for you and Donna!

Happy for you both😍

Grand children are such a blessing!

Such a sweetie enjoy every minute you can get!

Your pride and joy for sure.

Making precious memories A real cutie 👏💗👏

Priceless pictures!! Remi is adorable. Grandchildren are the best!!

Precious memories

So precious 💕Enjoy 😊

Absolutely precious There is nothing better than grandchildren

Hello Mr. Nichols 😃!. Yes, grandkids are awesome!!.

Aww how sweet!!! Grands are the best

Precious memories

Awww! Enjoy that sweet and pretty little girl!

Glad you are teaching her some faces. She’s so pretty.

Absolutely precious!

She is adorable

Aren’t grandkids great! Especially when they are little! Best!

She’s got the best dude by far

ahhh so precious She can really play hide and seek in your house our little Maddie is 11 every time we pass that how she says I want to go see that I told her I had been in there decorating with balloons I don’t remember all of it but I do remember enough to know it’s beautiful

She’s a sweetie…

Wonderful! Mine grew up too fast.

Nothing compares to a grandchild!

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#TxLege adjourned for hopefully the last time this year after our 3rd special session. While we accomplished many great things for the state over the past 10 months, I’m glad to be back in #EastTexas.

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By Robert Nichols The Legislature adjourned Sine Die for hopefully the last time this year after completing our third special session. While we accomp...

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Spending time with my granddaughter, Remi, is the greatest joy of my life. I am truly blessed to be her grandfather.

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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 and father who shares our conservative East Texas values. Sen. Nichols cares deeply about Texas and our country.