Amid speculation he will run as a Democrat for his old job, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist on Wednesday said he supports allowing same-sex marriage.
Before the speculation can even get out of hand, Florida Senator Bill Nelson said Friday he will not launch a gubernatorial bid in 2014.
If former Governor Charlie Crist runs for his old job as a Democrat against Republican Governor Rick Scott, Crist would trounce Scott by double-digits, according to the latest poll from Quinnipiac University.
Governor Rick Scott has sought recently to moderate his message and diverge to a degree from his tea party past. But it may not be enough as a new poll shows Governor Scott with a lot of ground to make up against the presumed Democratic nominee Charlie Crist.
His recent switch of political parties may have rankled Republicans, but if a new Public Policy Polling poll is accurate, Charlie Crist is being well-received by Florida Democrats and would be a major threat to defeat Governor Rick Scott in 2014.
After months of speculation, former Florida Gov. Charlie Christ ended it all Friday night by tweeting, “Proud and honored to join the Democratic Party in the home of President @BarackObama!”
Former Governor Charlie Crist made his long awaited debut at the Democratic National Convention Thursday and lauded President Barack Obama for saving the Sunshine State with the stimulus package, among other programs.
After First Lady Michelle Obama gave what was widely received on both sides of the aisle as a great convention speech, the next big speaker will be former President Bill Clinton, and then before Obama speaks on Thursday a familiar face to Floridians will appear.
Former Governor Charlie Crist is wasting no time making inroads to the Democratic Party. The former Republican endorsed President Barack Obama for re-election Sunday and now has been given a speaking role at the Democratic National Convention, according to TalkingPointsMemo.com.
As Jim Greer, former chairman of the Florida Republican Party, awaits a scheduled July 30th trial over charges related to allegedly diverting state party funds to pay his personal expenses; new allegations from Greer say former Governor Charlie Crist paid two men to leave the state to hide Crist’s alleged homosexuality.