Angela Evans sworn in as new Fayette County Attorney

Angela Evans sworn in as new Fayette County Attorney
Published: Sep. 30, 2022 at 4:59 PM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington has a new county attorney.

Angela Evans defeated incumbent Larry Roberts in the May primary.

Roberts lost his chance at re-election by more than 40-points.

Roberts held the position for more than 16 years.

He is stepping down Friday.

Evans was sworn in at 3 Friday afternoon.

She is the first Black county attorney elected in Lexington.