Davis doesn't object to issuing marriage licenses now that the state Legislature has changed the law so her name is not on the license. She has been in the clerk's office for nearly three decades, most of that time working for her mother until she retired. Davis was elected in 2014 as a Democrat. But after same-sex marriage became legal, the state's then-Democratic governor refused to issue an executive order to remove the names of clerks from marriage licenses. Davis said she felt betrayed by her party and switched her registration to Republican.
Source : https://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2017-12-06/gay-man-denied-marriage-license-hopes-to-unseat-county-clerk