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Former state Rep. Kevin Rader to challenge Maria Sachs in Democratic state Senate primary

by George Bennett | February 8th, 2012

Former Democratic state Rep. Kevin Rader today announced he’s challenging state Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Boca Raton, in a Democratic primary.

“I am running because I believe we need an unwavering Democrat in the state Senate and, simply put, Maria Sachs is not a real Democrat,” a Rader press release says. He notes that Sachs contributed to George W. Bush (she made $500 contributions in 1999 and 2000) and says Sachs “steadfastly praised Governor Jeb Bush.” Rader also notes that Sachs voted in December for a Republican redistricting plan. Sachs said that was a “procedural vote” to move the process along; her explanation was accepted by Palm Beach County Democratic Chairman Mark Alan Siegel.

Sachs wasn’t immediately reachable for comment this afternoon.

Rader served in the state House for one term, leaving in 2010 to make an unsuccessful state Senate bid against Republican Lizbeth Benacquisto.

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9 Responses to “Former state Rep. Kevin Rader to challenge Maria Sachs in Democratic state Senate primary”

  1. Harold Kaye Says:

    Rader-
    Drop the Greenstein, still working for the insurance companies…and you ass helped Crist too.

    Oh also don’t forget this…you have not seen nothing yet!

    http://www.postonpolitics.com/tag/eric-johnson/

  2. Mary Dennis Says:

    I got a robo call from this schmuck. He lost his primary because he is crap and the lost the general for attacking the women who was raped.

    You are a loser!

  3. WhatAJoke Says:

    Rader is an a$$ clown. Nobody wanted him as a senator last election. Nobody wants him now.

    I got an email from him today. “Rader lives with his wife Rabbi Amy Rader.” He always has to throw in that he’s Jewish and married to a Rabbi. NO ONE CARES!

    Maria is going to clean his clock.LMAO!

  4. Henry J. Says:

    He doesn’t even live in the district.
    He was awful as a Rep. Anyone will clean his clock he pays them off too

  5. Patty J Says:

    They are both awful. She fakes it better than he does but they are all scum. Time to take of PBC.

  6. Frank Says:

    This is just Kevin and Maria’s staff writing this garbage. They do both suck for the record. He is the insurance boy and Maria is just awful on public education. Can I have a third choice?

  7. barbicane Says:

    He’d have an easier time climbing Mt. Everest without a rope. ROFLOL!

  8. Better Luck Next Time Says:

    Rader, go pick up your campaign sign from two years ago that’s sitting in the bushes along Roebuck Road behind the Publix shopping plaza. Aren’t you an environmentalist?

  9. howard Says:

    Kevin should not run for anything. Maria hopefully cleaned up her personal and poltical life …otherwise they will find a real candidate to run against her. Kevin stay home please dont run for anything.

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