Rob Teilhet

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Robert Brandon Teilhet
Rob Teilhet.jpg
Georgia House of Representatives District 40
Former memeber
In office
Robert Brandon Teilhet (born March 22, 1974, in Columbus, Ohio) was a Democratic member and the Chief Deputy Whip of the Georgia State House of Representatives. He represented the 40th District from 2003-2011.

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]


  • Bachelor's degree, University of Georgia (1996)
  • Juris Doctorate degree, University of Georgia (2000)

Committee assignments

State Representative Teilhet currently serves on the following legislative committees:

He additionally works with the following legislative subcommittees as well:

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

Other roles

  • Advisory Committee, Cobb Literary Council
  • Board member, Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault
  • Executive Committee, Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education
  • Member, Cobb County Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia



See also: Georgia Attorney General election, 2010
2010 Race for Attorney General - Democratic Primary[4]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Ken Hodges 65.5%
     Democratic Party Rob Teilhet 34.5%
Total Votes 338,312


In 2008 Teilhet was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 40. Teilhet (D) ran unopposed and finished with 9,738 votes.[7] Teilhet raised $61,761 for his campaign fund.[8]

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


Rob Teilhet for Attorney General Campaign logo


2004 Race for Georgia House of Representatives, District 40 - Democratic Primary[11]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Rob Teilhet (D) 54.4%
James Royal (D) 45.6%
Total votes 1,077


2002 Race for Georgia House of Representatives, District 34 P2 - General Election[14]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Rob Teilhet (D) 51.9%
Frank Bradford (R) 48.1%
Total votes 25,513

Campaign donors


According to Follow the Money, Teilhet raised $61,761 in 2008 for his state representative campaign.[15]

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


Teilhet currently resides in Smyrna, Georgia with his wife, Heather, and their two children. He is also a practicing Methodist.

Contact information

Capitol Address:
608-D Coverdell Legislative Office Building
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (404) 656-0298


District Address:
2946 Anderson Circle
Smyrna, GA 30080

Phone: (770) 590-0300
Fax: (770) 590-9111

Campaign Address:
Teilhet for a Safer Georgia
P. O. Box 25 Marietta, GA 30061

Phone: (770) 514–0103

See also

External links

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