On November 8, 2022, voters will choose a state representative for the new Texas House District 13.
Cedric Davis, the Democratic candidate, won the March primary and is working hard across the district to hear from citizens and find out what they think are important issues facing them, the district and the state. He said it was time to have a “real conversation” about helping all struggling Texans in central Texas.
Davis will participate in a Tour of Candidates with candidates statewide on September 11th beginning at Marlin at 10:00 a.m., Bethana Baptist Church, 6565 County Rd 419, Flynn, TX at 1:00 p.m. and Butler Community Center. 1604 FM, Fairfield, TX at 4:00 p.m..
Davis said it was his highest priority to end voter suppression, that all Americans deserved the right to vote. He said our freedom was on the ballot.
Cedric said some of his main issues include rural health care, rural emergency services, repairing rural roads and water services, public school finance reform, and environment/economic security. .
Davis is a graduate of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas and the Advanced Texas Military Academy. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration from Sam Houston State University, he also attended Tarleton State University for graduate studies in public administration and completed online studies at James Madison University – College of Business for certification as a Certified Professional Manager.
Cedric is a decorated Desert Storm Veteran, Peacemaker, Police Instructor, Criminal Investigator, FEMA Emergency Preparedness Officer, Certified Teacher, and Speaker. Davis is a police chief (retired) and former public educator. He has held a public service position for over three decades and is the current City Manager for the City of Marlin TX.
Davis’ experience is in the areas of public policy and administration, criminal justice and law enforcement management, business administration, and public education. He served seven years as CEO of FSAP, LLC of Texas and Louisiana. Historically, Cedric was the first African-American mayor of Balch Springs, Texas. In 2018, he again made Texas history by becoming the first African-American candidate from a major political party to finish in the top three in a Texas governor’s race.
Davis has many events planned to meet voters and where voters will learn more about his campaign, values and beliefs. He was recently in Hill County where he spoke with the county Democratic Party’s monthly meeting in July.
Davis’ campaign will be represented at the Hillsboro DPS National Night Out on August 2 in Hillsboro. He will be in Waco on August 13 to speak at a Democratic training and candidacy summit. He will be in Marlin on August 20 to speak at a Souls to the polls event with county candidates.
In addition to the 9/11 Candidates Tour, Davis confirmed to attend a Candidates Debate on September 24 at 4:00 p.m. at the Waco Multi-Purpose Facility, 1020 Elm Ave. Waco Texas. (All HD13 contestants were invited to participate).
Davis invites all citizens of House District 13 to attend one or more of the events, talk face to face, get your questions answered.