A political committee has taken its fight to unseat State Senator Maria Sachs to the television airwaves. Floridians For Integrity In Government released a television commercial detailing Sachs’ attempts to fool voters and her colleagues into thinking she lives in her Senate district. According to Section 15, Article III of the Florida Constitution, Sachs needed to be a resident of district 34 as of November 6, 2012.In April 2013, this reporter exposed Sachs’ claim to live in lobbyist Judy Stern’s Fort lauderdale was not true. Later, undercover footage showed Sachs living at her million dollar equestrian estate in Boca Raton. The commercial includes footage of residents, “discussing important questions that continue to surround State Senator Maria Sachs, and why Sachs doesn’t just tell the truth.”
A press release describes the content of the commercial.
Narrator: “We asked people, where would you live if you were millionaire state senator Maria Sachs, this tiny condo or this mansion”
Resident: “If she is worth millions, why would she claim she lives in a place like this”
Resident: “They actually have video of her going home every night, to that place, and she claims she lives here”
Resident: “I just believe that if you are going to serve the people of the district, you should live in that district”
Resident: “Why doesn’t she just tell us the truth”
Narrator: “You decide, go to www.factsaboutsachs.com
You can watch the video here.