From a Press Release:
SMYRNA – Today Representative Rob Teilhet formally endorsed Stacey Evans to succeed him as the representative from State House District 40.
“I’ve known Stacey Evans for several years as a community leader and know her to be intelligent, hard working, and passionate about service,” said Representative Teilhet. “Stacey will be a strong voice for the people of our community and will ensure that the ideas and concerns of local citizens continue to be heard.”
“Representative Teilhet has been a great leader for House District 40 and the State, and I am honored to have his support,” said Evans. “I am excited to have the opportunity to continue the tradition of strong and responsive leadership.”
Rob Teilhet has represented House District 40 in the Georgia House of Representatives since his election in 2002. He is the Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus and serves on the Judiciary, Education, and Industrial Relations Committees. He is a partner in the Marietta law firm of Rogers, Strimban & Teilhet. He is a candidate for Attorney General. www.robforgeorgia.com
Stacey Evans is a candidate for State House District 40, which includes parts of Smyrna, Marietta, and Vinings. She is running to serve and to fight to ensure that the priorities of Georgians – education, transportation, and job growth – are addressed by the Legislature. Stacey is an attorney at Bryan Cave Powell Goldstein. She was born and raised in Ringgold, attended college and law school at the University of Georgia, and currently resides in Smyrna with her husband Andrew.