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Charlie Crist

Charles Joseph "Charlie" Crist Jr. is an American politician who was the 44th Governor of Florida. Prior to his election as governor, Crist previously served as Florida State Senator, Education Commissioner, and Attorney General. He was elected governor in 2006 with 52.4 percent of the vote (against opponent Jim Davis), and took office the following year.
Crist's term as governor ended in January 2011. Crist announced on May 12, 2009 that he would run instead for the United States Senate seat being vacated by then-fellow Republican Mel Martinez. He later decided to run as not affiliated with any party in the general election, but lost to Republican Marco Rubio in the general election. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Charlie Crist campaign push wrecks at Daytona after sponsorship snafu, crash
2014-07-08
DAYTONA BEACH _ Charlie Crist and NASCAR never seemed to be a good match. The mostly-conservative fan base wasn't his target audience. And his co-pilot, driver Josh Wise, didn't have the type of ride that seemed likely to win the Coke Zero 400.
(Orlando Sentinel (blog))
  1. Coke Zero 400 resumes
  2. Questions and Attitude: Good call or bad call?

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Gov. Rick Scott, rival Charlie Crist face off on education
2014-07-07
TALLAHASSEE -- Rick Scott and Charlie Crist are using a similar weapon in their battle for the governor's mansion: teachers. Schoolteachers play a starring role in Scott's latest round of campaign television ads. “Rick Scott has put a lot of money back ...
(MiamiHerald.com)
  1. Governor Rick Scott dogged by quest to recoup lost unemployment cash
  2. Gov leads way in use of death penalty

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Analysis: A look at Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist's call to ...
2014-07-05
MIAMI | When Charlie Crist went to Miami's Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what few politicians have in decades of scrounging for votes in the Cuban-American neighborhood: End the trade ...
(Florida Times-Union)
  1. Democrats' Florida push calls for US shift on Cuba
  2. Democrats courting Florida's changing Cuban voters

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Education records at odds in race between Rick Scott, Charlie Crist
2014-07-05
Crist also has enlisted educators in his gubernatorial bid. The Democratic front-runner recently hosted a roundtable discussion with educators, and asked one of them to deliver his qualifying documents to the elections department in Tallahassee. He has ...
(Tampabay.com)
  1. Campaigns work through the holiday weekend

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Charlie Crist NASCAR ride has GOP fuming
2014-07-04
The driver on board with Crist is Josh Wise, driving the No. 98 Ford for Phil Parsons Racing. Although these type of sponsorships can cost between $350,00 and $500,000, there is a different working agreement in place, according to the Crist camp.
(Orlando Sentinel (blog))
  1. Charlie Crist's name stripped from race car
  2. Florida governor battle reaches NASCAR with fight over Josh Wise hood
  3. Charlie Crist's name removed from car racing at Daytona

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GOP files elections complaint over Charlie Crist's NASCAR sponsorship
2014-07-02
TALLAHASSEE -- Charlie Crist's latest left turn has drawn the critical eye of the Republican Party of Florida. Crist's campaign gift of a NASCAR sponsorship for Saturday's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway triggered a formal complaint ...
(MiamiHerald.com)
  1. GOP files complaint over Charlie Crist's Coke Zero 400 NASCAR gift

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Charlie Crist Comes Crashing Back Down to Earth
2014-07-02
Tant inadvertently pointed out the problem Crist's having. Floridians know quite a bit about Charlie Crist from his various campaigns. In the last four years, he has run for office as a Republican, then with no party affiliation and now as a Democrat ...
(Sunshine State News)
  1. Charlie and the One Percent By Larry Thornberry
  2. Clinton Bankrolls Cash For Dems in Defeating Scott
  3. Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor ...

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If you want tax records of Charlie Crist's wife this is the man to ask
2014-07-01
Several newspapers editorials as well as the campaign of Florida Governor Rick Scott are demanding that former Governor Charlie Crist provide copies of his wife's tax returns. Crist has declined. He says his spouse personal finances are no one's ...
(Crowley Political Report)
  1. Bill McCollum Endorses Former Rival Rick Scott, Jabs Charlie Crist
  2. Scott Honors Veterans, With Possible Election Benefits
  3. Latest Democratic ad hits Rick Scott on education cuts, tuition hikes

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Charlie Crist's fan apparently did not make the trip to Nantucket
2014-07-01
Many have wondered why Charlie Crist arrived later than expected to the Florida Democratic Party's Lead Blue fundraising gala on Saturday. The reason? Crist had been in Nantucket, where he collected a $500,000 check from the Democratic Governors ...
(SaintPetersBlog (blog))
  1. Contrasting images illustrate direction of Charlie Crist-Nan Rich contest

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