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Sharon Runner only candidate for California's 21st Senate District
Sharon Runner only candidate for California's 21st Senate District

Former Republican lawmaker Sharon Runner of Lancaster has emerged as the only candidate for one of three open state Senate seats. Runner, who recovered from a double lung transplant three years ago, will be alone on the March 17 special election ballot for a district that includes parts of Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties. The 21st District seat was vacated when Republican Sen. Steve Knight was elected to Congress. Runner, who lists herself on the ballot as an educator and business owner, previously served in the state Assembly and was elected to the Senate in 2011. She did not seek reelection so she could recover from the lung transplant, which stemmed from a rare autoimmune...

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