MIRAMAR, FL—Today, 314 Action Fund added their support to Dr. Barbara Sharief’s campaign for Florida’s 20th Congressional District.

“In my four decades of work on the front lines of medicine as a Doctor of Nursing Practice, my decisions have always been guided by science and facts. Floridians deserve a representative who will lead with experience and truth, and I’m proud to have the support of 314 Action in my campaign for congress,” said Dr. Barbara Sharief.

“Health care workers have been on the front lines of defense against the COVID-19 pandemic, and Dr. Barbara Sharief is no exception,” said Shaughnessy Naughton, president of 314 Action. “As a nurse and Broward County Commissioner, she has fought tirelessly to help Floridians impacted by the physical and economic impacts of this virus. They deserve to have a candidate on the ballot like Dr. Sharief who can win and bring her leadership and pro-science background to Washington.”

Barbara Sharief is the only candidate to have received endorsements from national organizations with this weight and influence. 314 Action Fund works to elect scientists, doctors, and STEM professionals who will use science and facts to address our most pressing issues like climate change and health care.


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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