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Charlie Crist


The Ultimate Post Mortem on Scott vs. Crist

November 7, 2014

Peter Schorsch, founder of, has published his list of 16 reasons why Charlie Crist lost to Rick Scott. Here are six that caught my attention: 1. Crist’s ‘lost November’ – The decision by Crist to…

2014 Election

Poll: Independents give Crist light lead

October 30, 2014

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Pointing to support from independent voters, a poll released Thursday gives Democrat Charlie Crist a slight edge over Republican Gov. Rick Scott as they head into the frantic…

2014 Election

Voter turnout may be key to Nov. 4 victory

October 23, 2014

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA One of the most closely watched governor’s races in the country seems to be morphing back into a traditional political battle, based on a new Quinnipiac University poll…

2014 Election

Latest poll shows Scott and Crist deadlocked

October 22, 2014

Women and men are polar opposites in the Florida governor’s race, as likely voters split 42 – 42 percent between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist, running as a Democrat, with 7 percent…

2014 Election

Fan nearly derails Scott-Crist debate

October 16, 2014

By Brandon Larrabee, The News Service of Florida After tens of millions of dollars worth of television commercials and the slinging of massive amounts of mud, could the Florida gubernatorial election come down to an electric…

2014 Election

Best lines of the first gubernatorial debate

October 13, 2014

Republican Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist clashed over their records as governor and traded sometimes-personal barbs last Friday in the first of three debates in a close race for the state’s highest office.…


Crist pushes Medicaid explansion; Scott stays low key

October 3, 2014

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Theoretically, Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist agree on one thing in their hotly contested gubernatorial race — Florida should expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care…