Broward County Mayor Kristin Jacobs (D-Doesn’t Live In District 96) has launched a bid for the Florida House of Representatives, District 96. Term-limits will end Jacobs career on the Broward County Commission next year. Jacobs will face former Rep. Steve Perman in a Democratic primary for the seat currently held by Jim Waldman.
Waldman created some controversy earlier this week when it appeared he gave Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford’s private cell number to Perman’s campaign guru. Perman announced Weatherford’s number during the Broward Delegation Town Hall.
Jacobs lost a bid for Congress last year to Rep. Lois Frankel. Sources say Coconut Creek Commissioner Lisa Aronson is mulling a bid to replace Jacobs.