Rob Teilhet

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Robert Brandon Teilhet
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Georgia House of Representatives District 40
Former member
In office
2003-2011
PartyDemocratic
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionMethodist
Robert Brandon Teilhet (born March 22, 1974, in Columbus, Ohio) is a former Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 40 from 2003 to 2011. He served as Chief Deputy Whip.

On April 6, 2009, he announced his candidacy for the statewide office of attorney general. The seat was vacated by Democrat Thurbert E. Baker, who ran for governor.[1] Teilhet went on to place a distant second to Ken Hodges in the Democratic primary contest on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 with slightly under thirty-five percent of the vote.[2]

Biography

Teilhet earned his B.S. and J.D. from the University of Georgia in 1996 and 2000, respectively.

Committee assignments

State Representative Teilhet served on the following legislative committees:

He additionally worked with the following legislative subcommittees as well:

  • Ralston Subcommittee (One) (Member)
  • Subcommittee on Employment Security and Unemployment Insurance (Member)
  • Subcommittee on School Choice (Member)

Elections

2010

See also: Georgia Attorney General election, 2010
2010 Race for Attorney General - Democratic Primary[3]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Ken Hodges 65.5%
     Democratic Party Rob Teilhet 34.5%
Total Votes 338,312

2008

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2008

In 2008 Teilhet was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 40. Teilhet (D) ran unopposed and finished with 9,738 votes.[6] Teilhet raised $61,761 for his campaign fund.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives District 40
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Rob Teilhet (D) 9,738

2006

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2006
Rob Teilhet for Attorney General Campaign logo


2004

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2004
2004 Race for Georgia House of Representatives, District 40 - Democratic Primary[10]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Rob Teilhet (D) 54.4%
James Royal (D) 45.6%
Total votes 1,077

2002

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2002
2002 Race for Georgia House of Representatives, District 34 P2 - General Election[13]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Rob Teilhet (D) 51.9%
Frank Bradford (R) 48.1%
Total votes 25,513

Campaign donors

2008

According to Follow the Money, Teilhet raised $61,761 in 2008 for his state representative campaign.[14]

Listed below are the top five contributors:

Donor Amount
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association $2,300
W. Fred Orr, II $2,000
Fried, Rogers, & Goldberg $2,000
Jones, Osteen, & Jones $2,000
Henry, Spiegel, Millin, LLP $2,000

Personal

Teilhet and his wife, Heather, have two children. He is a practicing Methodist.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives - District 40
2003–2010
Succeeded by
Stacey Evans