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No state Senate run for Kristin Jacobs

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This week, both Jim Waldman and Gary Farmer breathed a sigh of relief as perhaps one of the most formidable challengers for the state Senate seat they covet made it clear she is staying put. Kristin Jacobs, former mayor of Broward County and current Florida House member, said she is not going to run for Senate. In September, the first-term representative from Coconut Creek filed for re-election to HD 96. “I just got elected to serve as a House member…

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Kristin Jacobs files for re-election in HD 96

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Freshman Democratic state Rep. Kristin Jacobs filed paperwork to run for re-election in House District 96 Tuesday, making her the first and only candidate for the Broward County seat. Jacobs is one of the final incumbent lawmakers to refile for 2016, though securing her second term should be a cinch. The Coconut Creek Democrat is unlikely to draw any in-party competition, and with the district’s heavy Democratic tilt, she doesn’t need to worry about a GOP threat, either. The 2014…

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