Grover Robinson Pre-files To Run For Pensacola Mayor

October 17, 2017

Monday, Escambia County District 4 Commissioner Grover Robinson  became the first candidate to pre-file for mayor of Pensacola.

Robinson has served on the county commission since 2006, and was appointed chairman in 2010 and 2016. He has also serves as chairman for the Florida Gulf Consortium and as an at-large board member of the National Association of Counties. His past services include president of the Florida Association of Counties from 2014-15 and 2016 class member of Leadership Florida.

Robinson has been actively involved in the community, serving as a current or past board member for the Pensacola State College Foundation, Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida, United Way of Escambia County, Baptist Health Care Foundation, Christ Church Episcopal Parish and more. He and his wife Jill have two children, Grover V and Anna Lowrey.

Robinson’s current term on the Escambia County Commission is set to end in November 2018.


14 Responses to “Grover Robinson Pre-files To Run For Pensacola Mayor”

  1. John on October 18th, 2017 10:40 pm

    Why can’t we consolidate like Jacksonville did?

  2. louise on October 18th, 2017 1:46 pm

    JC- you are in error there. Commissioner Robinson was not the initiator of that movement. He tried to keep at least some form of the flag flying but was outvoted.

  3. Hmmm on October 17th, 2017 11:14 pm

    I thought Underhill wanted to get rid of the Confederate flag.

  4. Becky on October 17th, 2017 10:32 pm

    I am glad that Haywood’s term is coming to an end. So far Grover Robinson is the most qualified.

  5. Well on October 17th, 2017 10:18 pm

    Maybe we would all feel better if the sheriff would throw his name in for Mayor. ( Not )
    And by the way when they continuously pull up to the public feeding trough it’s because people voted for them to do so.

  6. jc on October 17th, 2017 1:44 pm

    Remember he is the one that started the movement to git rid of the confederate flag and he got rid of it. I wish he would move to Al.

  7. Norah on October 17th, 2017 1:40 pm

    After a County gas tax to support a FAILED Transit System, and giving my Rooster and Farm Animals heart attacks, I do recommend this man for the job of City Mayor.

  8. North End resident on October 17th, 2017 1:18 pm

    At least he might resurrect Pensacola City of Five Flags and support keeping the Confederate Monuments. Hopefully they will get rid of that stupid Upside Brand that sounds like the Up yours. He is quite the politician getting the beach traffic circles and the fee simple in under the radar with out much discussion (with Underhills help)

    He will probably make an effort to get along with the city council better but not sure how he will fare with all the idiot liberals and their asinine lawsuits wanting panhandlers and drunks up in peoples faces at fine dining establishment and people wanting to bring dogs to public places and all that agenda

    The more I learn about the goings on south of nine mile and the traffic and development, I’ll take the backward county, the traffic detours, the lack of code enforcement anyday.


  9. GIvehimachance on October 17th, 2017 12:50 pm

    I have had dealings with Grover, and he’s a good person. I don’t live in the city, but I’d gladly vote for him over Mr. PC-throw-away-your-rich-past-in-the-name-of-political-expediency Hayward any day of the week.

  10. db on October 17th, 2017 12:49 pm

    another disaster in the making. That hayward? guy was a total joke and still is.
    Get some new “common sense” people in there.

  11. Sage2 on October 17th, 2017 12:47 pm

    Has anyone taken note that once a person gets elected to public office, there is a continuation of seemingly always feeding at the public’s trough. Will the circle be unbroken?

  12. NEED SOMEONE NEW! Not SSDD! on October 17th, 2017 11:30 am

    REALLLLY????? I guess he might be better that Hayward but I think we need fresh blood not the same ole’ politicians over and over. He isn’t a great commissioner, but at least it would partially get him out of the county bs the commissioners continually pull.

  13. bow hunter on October 17th, 2017 8:05 am

    hope the city people vote him in so we will be rid of him in the county

  14. Sam Glassioner on October 17th, 2017 4:18 am

    Watch out City of Pensacola, he’s screwed up the beach with his proposed $30,000,000 traffic circles and now is running away.

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