Civil rights attorney Ben Crump announced Wednesday he is endorsing nonprofit head and Leon County employee Paula DeBoles-Johnson in her bid for the Leon Commission District 5 seat.
DeBoles-Johnson is one of six candidates running to fill the seat currently held by Kristin Dozier, who is leaving the seat to run for Tallahassee Mayor. Crump has shown support for candidates in other races, giving a $1,000 donation to his former law firm manager and Tallahassee Commission candidate Adner Marcelin.
In a statement to Florida Politics, Crump said DeBoles-Johnson is a neighbor and friend who has the leadership traits that the commission needs.
“She leads with grace and integrity, and she’s also pav...