Angela Evans sworn in as new Fayette County Attorney
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.
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