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Dean Burke Wikipedia
Dean Burke is a Senate Republican in the 152nd Georgia General Assembly from Bainbridge, Georgia. Burke was first elected Senator in the 2012 general election, and serves Georgia's 11th district—a constituency which includes Colquitt, Decatur, Early, Grady, Miller, and Seminole counties—with portions of Mitchell and Thomas counties as well.
Dean Burke graduated summa cum laude from Georgia Southwestern State University—going on to graduate from the Medical College of Georgia. He then trained in specialized medicine at Mercer University's School of Medicine. Burke is board certified and has been a practicing physician in Georgia for the past 28 years.
Senator Burke was elected in 2012 and sworn into the Senate in 2013. He sits on the Senate Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, Education and Youth, Health and Human Services, and Retirement committees.