Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government.

State Sen. Lauren Book, a Plantation Democrat, has officially filed paperwork with the Florida Division of Elections for a re-election run in 2022.

Book was first elected to Senate District 32 in 2016 for a two-year term following Senate redistricting. She was unopposed that year and won re-election in 2018, again unopposed.

Book has achieved a high profile during her short time in the Senate. She’s one of only two Democrats who will be heading a committee this session. Book was named chair of the Committee on Children, Families and Elder Affairs in November.

Book, daughter of veteran lobbyist Ron Book, has been active in the lead-up to the 2019 Legislative Session. She has proposed legislation to set up silent alarms in schools, punish lies made to legislators during testimony before a committee, and provide tax breaks for diapers and other incontinence products.

The latter two

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