Rob Teilhet

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Robert Brandon Teilhet
Rob Teilhet.jpg
Georgia House of Representatives - District 40
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
January 2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
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



In 2008 Teilhet was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 40. Teilhet (D) ran unopposed and finished with 9,738 votes.[4] Teilhet raised $61,761 for his campaign fund.[5]

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

Campaign contributions


According to Follow the Money, Teilhet raised $61,761 in 2008 for his state representative campaign. [6]

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



2002 Race for Georgia House of Representatives, District 34 P2 - General Election [8]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Rob Teilhet (D) 51.9%
Frank Bradford (R) 48.1%
Total votes 25,513


2004 Race for Georgia House of Representatives, District 40 - Democratic Primary [9]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Rob Teilhet (D) 54.4%
James Royal (D) 45.6%
Total votes 1,077


Rob Teilhet for Attorney General Campaign logo



See also: Georgia Attorney General election, 2010
2010 Race for Attorney General - Democratic Primary [15]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Ken Hodges 65.5%
     Democratic Party Rob Teilhet 34.5%
Total Votes 338,312


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

External links

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