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Robbin Shipp
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Former candidate for
Georgia Commissioner of Labor
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Georgia House of Representatives, District 58
Bachelor'sShaw University, 1985
Master'sGeorgia College and State University, 1993
J.D.Mercer University, 1996
Date of birthFebruary 1, 1963
Place of birthOklahoma
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Robbin Shipp (b. February 1, 1963) was a Democratic candidate for Georgia Commissioner of Labor in 2014 elections.[1] Robbin Shipp lost the general election on November 4, 2014.

Shipp is a former Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 58 from 2007 to 2009. Shipp resigned on April 21, 2009 to maintain a job with the Fulton County district attorney's office. At the time of her resignation, Georgia law prohibited lawmakers from working for the state government.[2]


Shipp earned her B.A. in Communications from Shaw University in 1985, her M.P.A. in Political Science from Georgia College and State University in 1993 and her J.D. from the Walter F. George College of Law at Mercer University in 1996. Her professional experience includes working as an attorney.[3]



See also: Georgia down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Shipp ran for Georgia Commissioner of Labor in 2014. She was uncontested for the Democratic nomination in the May 20 primary and was defeated by Republican incumbent Mark Butler in the general election. The general election took place November 4, 2014.


Labor Commissioner of Georgia, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Butler Incumbent 56.9% 1,427,662
     Democratic Robbin Shipp 43.1% 1,079,898
Total Votes 2,507,560
Election Results via Georgia Secretary of State.

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