Rafael Rodríguez Vargas
|Rafael Rodríguez Vargas|
|Member of the Puerto Rico Senate
from the Arecibo district
|Political party||Popular Democratic Party|
Rodríguez first ran for senator at the 1996 general elections but lost to the candidates of the New Progressive Party. He ran again at the 2000 general elections, winning a seat for the next four years.
At the 2004 general elections, Rodríguez lost to the candidates of the PNP. Rodríguez tried to win a slot for the 2012 general elections, but arrived in fifth place at the PPD primaries earlier that year.