Crist, Davis to pick running mates

cristCharlie Crist (Rep) and Jim Davis (Dem ) are expected to announce today who will be their Lt. Gov. candidates.

The rumored possible running mates are –

Crist: From the State House: Rep. Jeff Kottkamp, R-Cape Coral, Rep. Jennifer Carroll, R-Green Cove Springs, and former House Speaker Allan Bense of Panama City. Also state Sen. Lisa Carlton, R-Osprey and Helen Aguirre Ferre, a bilingual journalist from Miami who is editor of the opinion pages of Diario Las Americas. Carroll is an African-American with a military background. Bense is in line to be the next Florida Republican Party chairman.


For Davis: two black lawmakers – state Rep. Chris Smith of Fort Lauderdale and former state Sen. Daryl Jones of Miami. Also mentioned -former Miami-Dade commissioner Jimmy Morales and Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle.