Edward Bader is a New Jersey construction magnate and politician. He is played by Kevin O'Rourke. He is based on the real Atlantic City Politician of the same name.



Bader runs a successful construction company in Atlantic City. He is a republican.

Season 1

He becomes Mayor of Atlantic City with backing from Nucky Thompson in season 1.

Season 2

In season 2 he remains loyal to Nucky during the commodores attempted political coup.


Memorable Quotes


Season one appearances
Boardwalk Empire The Ivory Tower Broadway Limited Anastasia
Nights in Ballygran Family Limitation Home Hold Me in Paradise
Belle Femme The Emerald City Paris Green A Return to Normalcy
Season two appearances
21 Ourselves Alone A Dangerous Maid What Does the Bee Do?
Gimcrack & Bunkum The Age of Reason Peg of Old Two Boats and a Lifeguard
Battle of the Century Georgia Peaches Under God's Power She Flourishes To the Lost
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