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Sen. Tonya Anderson sworn in as State Senator

Senator Tonya Anderson (D- Lithonia) was sworn into office as a Georgia State Senator by Court of Appeals Judge Charlie Bethel in a ceremony at the State Capitol Monday, Jan. 9.

“I am privileged to be serving my constituents in DeKalb, Newton and Rockdale counties again, this time as a state Senator,” Anderson said. “I look forward to working alongside my fellow senators to create meaningful legislation that has a positive impact on the lives of all Georgians. Through hard work and faith in God, I believe we will have a productive and successful legislative session.”

The ceremony marks Sen. Anderson’s first term as a state Senator. She represents Senate District 43 which includes portions of DeKalb, Newton and Rockdale counties.