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02 September 2010

DeKalb County District Attorney Resigns; Perdue To Appoint Replacement

DeKalb County District Attorney Gwen Keyes Fleming has resigned her post to take a new job in the Obama Administration with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) [Associated Press (2010-9-1). Obama Picks Georgia Prosecutor to Lead Southeast EPA. WCTV-TV. Retrieved on 2010-9-2.].

Fleming, first elected D.A. in 2004, has about two years left in her second four-year term. The Georgia Constitution gives Gov. Perdue the authority to appoint someone to fill the vacancy.