Civil rights lawyer Ben Crump announced Friday he is endorsing Tallahassee City Commissioner Jeremy Matlow in his 2022 re-election bid.
Crump endorsed Matlow during his first election in 2018. The prominent lawyer has also weighed in on other local races, endorsing Paula Deboles-Johnson in the Leon Commission District 5 race and maxing out his donation to Tallahassee Commission Candidate Adner Marcelin.
In a statement to Florida Politics, Crump said Matlow is a friend and has exceeded his expectations.
“Matlow didn’t just show up. He has been here working to better the lives of the people of Tallahassee for many years,” Crump said. “At times when rifts in our community threatened to roil and...