Freshman Lawmaker Tracie Davis Embracing Passion For Politics
Freshman lawmaker Tracie Davis embracing passion for politics
Wednesday, January 25, 12:24 PM EST
By Maggie FitzRoy, Contributing Writer
When the Democratic Party nominated Jacksonville native Tracie Davis for the House District 13 seat in the Florida Legislature, there wasn�t time to put her name on the ballot.
She had lost by about 400 votes to incumbent Reggie Fullwood in the primary election in August. Fullwood pleaded guilty to felony charges in October, resigning his seat and ending his political career. But his name remained on the ballot.
A vote for Fullwood in the November election was actually a vote for Davis. A fact she had to present to voters as …