LGBTQ+ Dems Endorse Tracye Polson for Jacksonville City Council
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 8, 2022
JACKSONVILLE, FL – Today the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus is announcing its endorsement for the Jacksonville City Council, At-Large, Group 3 special election being held on February 22. After a careful review of the candidates, only one is the trusted voice that Jacksonville needs. The Caucus is proud to endorse Dr. Tracye Polson.
Dr. Polson released a comprehensive LGBTQ+ equality platform and is holding an LGBTQ+ community town hall tonight that is moderated by Caucus member and fellow Jacksonville City Council candidate Joshua Hicks.
Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement on the endorsement:
“Dr. Tracye Polson is an established ally who understands the issues facing LGBTQ+ individuals from her career as a licensed clinical social worker to her work as a local community leader. She will fight tirelessly to make Jacksonville an even more welcoming community, and she is the trusted voice to carry on the late Tommy Hazouri’s longstanding legacy of supporting equality for all. Dr. Polson deserves the LGBTQ+ community’s full support and vote.”
Caucus Member and Jacksonville City Council, At-Large, Group 2 candidate Joshua Hicks echoed his support:
“Dr. Tracye Polson is an honest leader we can trust. We need her leadership and her fierce determination to do what’s right and move Jacksonville forward towards a stronger, more inclusive future for all of us. I look forward to working with her to address our affordable housing crisis, make Jacksonville more responsive to its vibrant LGBTQ+ community, and bring accountability and transparency to the City Council.”
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