Robert "Bob" Burns
|Arizona Corporation Commissioner|
|Assumed office |
|President of the Arizona Senate|
|Preceded by||Tim Bee|
|Succeeded by||Russell Pearce|
|Member of the
from the 9th district
|Born||May 26, 1938|
Rolfe, Iowa, U.S.
Robert Burns (born May 26, 1938) is a politician from Arizona who previously served as the President of the Arizona State Senate. Burns is a Republican who was elected from District 9 and resides in Peoria. Burns also served as chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee.
Burns played a key role in the development of the Arizona Telemedicine Council, initiating the legislation that created it, and serving as the first co-chairman of the council. 
In 2012 Burns was elected to the Arizona Corporation Commission.  He ran for reelection in 2016, winning the Republican primary on August 30, 2016.
- "Arizona Telemedicine Program - Background" Archived November 24, 2011, at the Wayback Machine., Retrieved on 2011-9-27.
- "Democrats ousted from utilities commission as GOP wins 3 seats"
| President of the
2009 – 2010
|| Member of the
Arizona Senate for the 9th District
2009 – 2011
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