With the campaign dominated by a barrage of back-and-forth attacks, Democrat Charlie Crist’s lead over Republican incumbent Rick Scott has narrowed in the race for Florida governor, a new poll shows.
The latest poll by Quinnipiac University is set to be released Wednesday, showing where each candidate stands in Florida’s gubernatorial race.
Charlie Crist chooses the head of Miami-Dade’s Democratic Party to become his running mate for governor. What does the selection of Annette Taddeo add to the Crist ticket?
The state’s largest teachers union filed a legal challenge Wednesday contesting how lawmakers “log rolled” a series of education issues — including an expansion of a controversial school vouchers program — into a single bill that passed in the waning hours of the 2014 legislative session.
Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan said he has pledges of up to $6 million — not including his own substantial checkbook — to back a proposed constitutional amendment going before voters in November that would allow doctors to order marijuana for patients with debilitating illnesses.
Nan Rich is frustrated. That much is clear. But the lifelong Democrat and former Senate minority leader isn’t backing down. Rich told a gathering of news executives and editors Friday that she will continue battling for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination and trying to draw distinctions with opponent Charlie Crist — despite many of the party’s fundraisers and leaders lining up behind the former Republican Crist.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist tried to draw sharp contrasts Thursday with Republican Gov. Rick Scott on issues such as the environment, education and openness — while also seeking to defuse questions about why he won’t appear with Democratic opponent Nan Rich.
With a $500,000 injection of money from the Democratic Governors Association, challenger Charlie Crist and a closely aligned political committee raised more cash from June 21 to June 27 than Republican Gov. Rick Scott and a Scott-tied committee.
Democratic Candidate are courting a group which may not have favored them in the past.
Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist released three years worth of tax returns the same day a new statewide ad criticized him for not releasing his wife’s tax returns.