Robert Cannon " Robin " Hayes ( born August 14, 1945 in Concord, North Carolina) is an American politician. Between 1999 and 2009 he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Robin Hayes studied until 1967 at Duke University in Durham. Then he began a political career as a member of the Republican Party. In 1978 he was elected to the city council of Concord; between 1992 and 1996 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from North Carolina. In 1996, he unsuccessfully sought the nomination of his party for the gubernatorial elections.
In the congressional elections of 1998, Hayes was the eighth constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Bill Hefner on 3 January 1999. After four elections he was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 2009, five legislative sessions. In this time the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001, the Iraq war and the military mission in Afghanistan fell. Hayes was a member of Landwirtschaftsauschuss, the Armed Services Committee, the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in a total of eight sub-committees.
In the 2008 elections the Democrats Larry Kissell defeated Hayes. Since January 15, 2011, he is the successor of Tom Fetzer Chairman of the Republican Party in North Carolina. Hayes is married and lives in Concord. He is also owner of a hosiery factory in Mount Pleasant.