Jolly Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives


David Jolly, a member of the School of Law’s Class of 2001, was elected to a seat in Florida’s 13th Congressional District. A special election for the seat was held on Tuesday, March 11.

Since graduating, Congressman Jolly has been an active Mason Law alumnus. He has endowed a scholarship for working professionals as a way of giving back and supporting current law students. Speaking of the scholarship, he has said, “Mason’s evening law program had an immeasurable impact on my career and has created countless opportunities.”

School of Law Dean Daniel D. Polsby remarked, “Congressman Jolly has been a loyal, contributing member of our alumni community ever since he graduated. We’re delighted to see him flourishing in his professional endeavors, flatter ourselves on the part we may have played in them, and look forward to his continued friendship.”