MIAMI (CBSMiami) â Will former Florida governor Charlie Crist come back to the political game?
âWell Iâm thinking about it, thereâs no question about that,â said Crist who added he hasnât made the big decision yet.READ MORE: CBS4 Nat Moore Trophy Profile: Gulliver Prep Running Back Sedrick Irvin Jr.
Crist served as a Republican governor back in 2007. His term ended in 2011 but if he does choose to run again in the upcoming election he would run against current Gov. Rick Scott as a Democrat.
Although there is no timetable for when he might a make a final decision, the window is still open.
âI havenât reached any conclusion, Iâm just taking the opportunity to listen to my fellow Floridians and give it serious thought,â said Crist in Fort Myers on Saturday.READ MORE: Florida Mom Making Angel Gowns For Families Who Lose Baby Unexpectedly
So what would be Cristâs focus if he does choose to join the race?
âThings that I think are important to all of our fellow Floridians: education, the environment, ethics; I mean these are things that arenât new,â said Crist. âTalking about how we can help our economy move forward, fortunately weâre starting to see that in a small degree and I just hope it continues.â
The former governor said that his decision would also be based on the mood of the people and how they feel.MORE NEWS: South Florida Businesses Relying On Tourism Hope To Recover From Pandemic Lows
âIâve enjoyed being in the private sector, working with Morgan & Morgan is a lot of fun and helping people that way,â said Crist. âSo time will tell, weâll see.â