Lauren Book submits 2.6K petitions to qualify in SD 35

Book is facing the first Primary challenge of her legislative career from former Broward County Commissioner Barbara Sharief.

Senate Democratic Leader Lauren Book is turning to community support to qualify for the 2022 ballot, submitting more than 2,600 petitions to qualify in the Senate District 35 contest.

State law says state Senate candidates must submit at least 1,798 valid signatures to qualify via the petition method. Book has already exceeded that total, though her submissions will need to be verified before things are official.

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