Viola (Viola) Davis (D-087)

State Representative Viola Davis

Viola (Viola) Davis (D-087)
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Capitol: 404.656.0109
FAX: 404.656.5644
District: 678.349.6835
Georgia House of Representatives
Room 404-D Coverdell Legislative Office Building 18 Capitol Square, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
PO Box 831592
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Residence:Stone Mountain, GA

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Viola Davis is the Co-Founder of Unhappy Taxpayer & Voter and longtime resident/watchdog of DeKalb County. She joined the Fulton County Taxpayer Foundation to receive training on property tax appeals and to extend property tax appeal services into DeKalb County especially within the incorporated City of Atlanta in DeKalb and South Fulton as an Outreach Coordinator. After formal training with the Taxpayer Foundation, Davis moved on to blog on the Patch and Crossroads News on public, state, and tax issues. Viola Davis started her career of community service as an actual plaintiff in the Brown vs. Board of Education filed by the late Charles Scott Sr., mentor to her mother, Ruby Davis. She has over ten years' experience servicing the DeKalb County community by educating the public about waste, mismanagement, and inefficiency in local and state government. Davis leads the fight to secure close to 5 million dollars to properly close a 25-acre abandoned bankrupt landfill named Scales Landfill, the state's largest trust fund award to cap a landfill. She was a top strategist in a two-year fight to stop the passage of the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST). She joined with a coalition to place a non-binding cell tower referendum on the ballot. Victory - 75,073 votes (over 62%) agreed to no cell towers on school grounds in DeKalb County. She has over ten years working successfully on major legislation. She went on be the founder of two missions which are Restore DeKalb and Restore MARTA. She is an honor graduate of the Medical College of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing with over 23 years experience as a critical care nurse, administrator, and instructor. Davis was a licensed realtor and received her license in 1997. Davis was a business owner and operated a hair salon called Express Cuts on Memorial Drive in DeKalb County with her sister, the late Annie Mae Davis, better known as Jackie. Viola Davis is an honorably discharged Commissioned Officer of the United States Army and Airborne. She comes from a family of veterans and works hard to advocate for homeless veterans. She pledged Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Davis loves a challenge and seeks to educate the public on local and state legislation.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2024
DOB: 3/19/1963
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