Democratic state Sen. Maria Sachs isn’t a member of the Senate Ethics and Elections Committee, but she figured prominently in a Monday confirmation hearing for four appointees to the Florida Elections Commission.
The committee approved Gov. Rick Scott’s four appointees, but only after Chairman Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, questioned one of them — attorney Barbra Stern of Fort Lauderdale — about her ownership interest in a condominium unit that Sachs has declared as her residence.
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