Lia Roberts

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Lia Roberts (born Lia Sandu on May 7, 1949) is a Romanian and American politician. The former leader of the Nevada Republican Party, she expressed an intention to run in the Romanian election of 2004,[1] but withdrew due to poor poll numbers.

Born in Bucharest, she emigrated from Communist Romania in 1979, later becoming a naturalized American citizen.[2] She lives in Las Vegas, where she serves as honorary consul for the Romanian Consulate.[3]


  1. ^ Sussman, Gerald Jay (2005). Global electioneering: campaign consulting, communications, and corporate financing. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield. p. 80. ISBN 0-7425-2692-5. 
  2. ^ Bibeau, Paul André (2007). Sundays with Vlad: From Pennsylvania to Transylvania, One Man's Quest to Live in the World of the Undead. New York: Three Rivers Press. ISBN 0-307-35278-1. 
  3. ^ "Foreign visitors turn to honorary consuls for help". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Jun 27, 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-23.