Governor

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott Wins Re-Election As Crist Concedes

Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott has won re-election, turning back former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist — who was trying to return to office as a Democrat.

CBS Tampa–11/04/2014

Former Florida Governor and now Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist speaks during a campaign event at the Hollybrook Golf & Tennis Club on October 30, 2014 in Pembroke Pines, Florida.(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crist, Scott Bring Out Big Names In Florida Race

Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Republican-turned-Democrat former Gov. Charlie Crist are bringing in big names to help them out as the Florida governor’s race nears an end.

CBS Tampa–11/02/2014

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist (L) shakes hands with Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott as they finish their debate at NBCUniversal/Telemundo 51 on October 10, 2014 in Miramar, Florida.  Governor Scott is facing off against Crist in the November 4, 2014 governors race.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Electric Fan Delays Florida Governor Debate

Florida Gov. Rick Scott delayed the start of a debate because of an electric fan below Democratic challenger Charlie Crist’s podium.

CBS Tampa–10/15/2014

File photo of former Gov. Charlie Crist. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Crist: I Was On The Democrats’ Side When I Was A Republican

Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist continued his political comeback Tuesday as Democratic voters selected him as their nominee to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott in Florida, one of four states where voters were choosing candidates for statewide office.

CBS Tampa–08/27/2014

File photo of Charlie Crist giving a speech. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Crist Picks Local Chair Of Dems As Running Mate

Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist chose Miami-Dade County Democratic Party Chairwoman Annette Taddeo as his running mate Thursday, a pick that could help him ease any doubts among the important South Florida party base that his political conversion is for real.

CBS Tampa–07/17/2014

Independent Senate Candidate Charlie Crist Attends Election Night Gathering

Crist To Address West Palm Beach Crowd

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Former Gov. Charlie Crist is due to speak before a large crowd in South Florida as he fights to reclaim his former office. Crist addresses the Forum Club of […]

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

File photo of Charlie Crist (Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Crist Wages Populist Campaign For Fla. Governor

MIAMI (AP) — When former GOP Gov. Charlie Crist announced he’d run for his old job as a Democrat in 2014, party leaders rejoiced at the prospect of a pragmatic candidate able to win back […]

CBS Tampa–02/08/2014

File photo of former Gov. Charlie Crist. (Credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Florida’s Crist To Announce Run For Governor

Florida’s Charlie Crist is making it official. The former Republican governor will formally kick off his second gubernatorial campaign as a Democrat at a rally Monday in Albert Whitted Park in St. Petersburg.

11/04/2013

File photo of former Florida Governor Charlie Crist.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Ex-GOP Fla. Gov. Crist To Run For Job As Democrat

Former Florida Republican governor turned Democrat Charlie Crist has filed paperwork to run for his old job with his new party.

CBS Tampa–11/01/2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on voting rights at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on Dec. 19, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Crist To Announce Next Week Whether He Will Run For Governor As Democrat

Former Republican governor-turned Democrat Charlie Crist has been working the Florida Democratic Party’s conference like a candidate as he builds up to finally announcing what seemingly everyone in Florida already knows.

CBS Tampa–10/28/2013

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