Former WNBA Player Tamara James Elected Mayor of Florida Hometown

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Dania Beach, Florida’s new mayor, Tamara James (CREDIT: Facebook)

article by Camille Augustin via vibe.com

After a fruitful career on the hardwood, former Washington Mystics player, Tamara James, plans to take her talents back to her hometown.

The 32-year-old activist was recently named mayor of her old stomping grounds, Dania Beach, Fla., Broward County’s “oldest community” the Miami Herald reports.

In a statement issued to the SunSentinel, James thanked her supporters for furthering her dreams of enacting change in her community. “I plan on being a voice for our residents, promoting smart economic growth and unifying us as a city… I’m looking forward to winning championships for the oldest city in Broward County.”

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