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Broward school board chair set to resign to run for Florida Senate seat

Broward County School Board Chair Rosalind Osgood speaks during a news conference at the district's Fort Lauderdale headquarters on Friday, Sept. 9
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Broward County School Board Chair Rosalind Osgood speaks during a news conference at the district's Fort Lauderdale headquarters on Friday, Sept. 9.

Rosalind Osgood, chairwoman of the Broward School Board, faces an imminent deadline to submit her resignation in order to move forward with her candidacy for Florida Senate.

She said Thursday she plans to submit her resignation letter by the end of the day Friday. It would take effect in four months. The resignation, required under the Florida resign-to-run law, is irrevocable.

One consequence: Gov. Ron DeSantis, whose policies are the antithesis of Osgood’s, would get to appoint her replacement to the District 5 School Board seat. Board members pick their chairwoman.

Read more at our news partner the South Florida Sun Sentinel.