About Sen. Nichols - Robert Nichols for Senate

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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I continued my meetings throughout Senate District 3 with a visit to Jasper County and Newton County to meet with local officials. I provided a legislative update, and we discussed current events in today’s state political climate. Staying connected to our local leaders is essential to my work in the Capitol, and I appreciate all the hard work these community leaders do for our constituents. ... See MoreSee Less

I continued my meetings throughout Senate District 3 with a visit to Jasper County and Newton County to meet with local officials. I provided a legislative update, and we discussed current events in today’s state political climate. Staying connected to our local leaders is essential to my work in the Capitol, and I appreciate all the hard work these community leaders do for our constituents.Image attachment

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Your constituents want you to ELIMINATE PROPERTY TAX!!!HB3770 #EliminatePropertyTax

HB 3770.

Happy Birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard, serving our nation since 1790. Join me in honoring the brave men and women of the Coast Guard who are always ready to answer the call in times of trouble. Semper Paratus! ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard, serving our nation since 1790. Join me in honoring the brave men and women of the Coast Guard who are always ready to answer the call in times of trouble. Semper Paratus!

Thank you to Rotary Club of Center for inviting me to give a legislative update to your members last week with Wayne Christian. I enjoyed talking about everything we accomplished in the 87th Legislative session and the work we are continuing to do during the special session. ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to Rotary Club of Center for inviting me to give a legislative update to your members last week with Wayne Christian. I enjoyed talking about everything we accomplished in the 87th Legislative session and the work we are continuing to do during the special session.Image attachment

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can yall do anything since the goobers escaped to DC?

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I continued my meetings throughout SD3 with a visit to Jasper County & Newton County to meet with local officials & provide a #txlege update. Staying connected w/ local leaders is essential & I appreciate all the hard work these community leaders do for our constituents.

Happy Birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard, serving our nation since 1790. Join me in honoring the brave men and women of the @USCG who are always ready to answer the call in times of trouble. #SemperParatus

Thank you to the Rotary Club of Center for inviting me to give a #txlege update to your members last week w/ Railroad Commissioner Wayne @ChristianForTX. I enjoyed talking about everything we accomplished in the 87th & the work we are continuing to do during the special session.

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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.