Scott Israel, the suspended Broward County sheriff, filed paperwork Monday formally signaling his intention to run in the Democratic primary for sheriff in 2020.
The paperwork allows him to raise and spend campaign money. Candidates don't formally qualify as candidates until June.
Israel's move wasn't a surprise. He told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel months ago that he was "100 percent certain" he would be on the ballot as a candidate for the job in 2020 — regardless of his status.
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