MIRAMAR, FL—Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel endorsed Dr. Barbara Sharief for Florida’s 20th Congressional District. Congresswoman Frankel represents Florida’s 21st Congressional District, which neighbors portions of FL-20.

“Dr. Barbara Sharief is a proven leader who has guided her community through tough times and continues to fight for South Florida,” said Congresswoman Lois Frankel. “She is a fierce advocate for protecting voting rights, expanding healthcare coverage and advocating for the middle class. I’m proud to stand with Barbara in her campaign, and look forward to serving alongside her in Congress.”

“I am incredibly proud to have the endorsement of Congresswoman Frankel in my campaign,” said Dr. Barbara Sharief. “Lois is a fearless advocate for the South Florida community in Congress, and shares my commitment to lifting up our community’s families and workers. I am honored to have her by my side as I fight for the opportunity to bring much needed change to Florida.”


Dr. Barbara Sharief is a candidate for U.S. Congress in Florida’s 20th Congressional District. Barbara specializes in critical care and pediatrics and used her skills to open her own pediatric and adult homecare service, where she employs over 200 frontline heroes. Barbara has served as Broward County Commissioner for 11 years, and made history as not only Broward County’s first Black female mayor but also the first Black female President of the Florida Association of Counties. Barbara was born and raised in South Florida and has three beautiful daughters.

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