Longtime Antelope Valley State Senator Sharon Runner Dead At 62California state Sen. Sharon Runner, a Lancaster Republican who has struggled for years with health problems, has died. She was 62.
Former Lawmaker Plots Return To Antelope Valley Senate Seat After Lung TransplantFormer Republican Sen. Sharon Runner announced this week that she is taking steps to run in a special election that will be called to fill a state Senate seat in the Antelope Valley.
Only On 2: Senator Sharon Runner Discusses Life-Saving Double Lung Transplant For 1st TimeYou may not know her name, but if you’re a parent in California, you’ve been affected by her work.State Senator Sharon Runner, along with her husband, were the driving force behind Jessica’s law – the strongest sexual predator laws in the nation. And while she’s used to fighting for a cause, fighting for her life was something much different. CBS2’s Lisa Sigell has her exclusive story.
2 Local Senators Sworn In After Special ElectionTwo state senators elected in Tuesday's special election have been sworn in, filling the last two vacancies in the 40-member chamber.