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Bobby Franklin

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Bobby Franklin
Bobby Franklin.jpg
Georgia House of Representatives District 43
Former legislator
Term in office began
January 13, 1997
Term in office ended
July 26, 2011
Political party Republican
Profession Businessman
Bobby Franklin was a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 43 from 1997 until his death in late July 2011.[1]


Franklin earned his B.A. in Biblical Studies/Business Administration from Covenant College. His professional experience included working as a business analyst, businessman, chief financial officer, and corporate controller. He was a member of the Reformed Presbyterian Church.[2]

Committee assignments


For the 2011-2012 legislative session, Franklin had been appointed to the following committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Franklin served on the following committees:



See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Franklin ran for re-election to the 43rd District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the July 20 primary and no one filed to run against him in the general election. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 43 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bobby Franklin (R) 14,330 100.0%


See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2008

In 2008, Franklin was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 43. Franklin (R) ran unopposed and finished with 19,927 votes.[4] He raised $13,755 for his campaign fund.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives District 43
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bobby Franklin (R) 19,927

Campaign donors


In 2008, Franklin collected $13,755 in campaign contributions.[6] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Committee to Elect Glenn Richardson $2,000
Michael Peroutka $2,000
QC Holdings $1,000
Nathan Deal for Congress $1,000
Gingrey for Congress $1,000

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Preceded by
Georgia House of Representatives District 43
1997–July 26, 2011
Succeeded by
John Carson