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.
Florida’s GOP-dominated House approved a proposed constitutional amendment Wednesday that could give the winner of November’s gubernatorial election the power to reshape the state Supreme Court.
In an election year nothing sells quite as well as tax cuts and with a tough gubernatorial election ahead this year, Governor Rick Scott released his 2015 budget that will target millions in tax cuts among other programs.
Former Florida Governor Charlies Crist announced Monday he will run for governor in 2014, challenging Republican Governor Rick Scott.
Former Governor Charlie Crist has been out of the political spotlight for a little while, but he’s about to jump back into the world of state politics in a big way Monday. Crist will formally announce his candidacy for governor in his hometown of St. Petersburg Monday morning.
Florida’s former chief financial officer Alex Sink said Friday she will not run for the governor’s seat in 2014.
Florida’s 2014 gubernatorial election is still more than a year away. The Democratic candidate is still a matter of speculation.
But two groups are already making plans to bring together the Republican and Democratic nominees in a statewide televised debate in mid-October 2014, a time when voters will be making up their minds and preparing to cast ballots.
While it’s still more than a year until the gubernatorial election, it’s widely expected that former Governor Charlie Crist will run as a Democrat and challenge Republican Governor Rick Scott; and at least one U.S. Senator believes Scott’s in for quite a fight.
A memorial service is scheduled for Friday in Tampa to remember the life of former gubernatorial candidate Bill McBride.