Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
An ad from the Republican Party of Florida attacks Charlie Crist for changing his position.

Has Charlie Crist flip-flopped on his party, health care, abortion and the stimulus?

A new ad attacks Democrat Charlie Crist for being a flip-flopper. We sort through the issues and rate each one on our Flip-O-Meter.

Rulings from PolitiFact National

The Latest from PolitiFact Florida


He voted against the bipartisan compromise

Half Flip

A partial change of position

Full Flop

Was for repeal, now supports it

Mostly False

Ad is based in part on anecdotal and anonymous evidence


Scott didn't face prison, but that's what the Fifth is for


It was false when Rick Perry said it, too

Mostly False

Different rules 25 years ago don't provide proof

Pants on Fire!

No evidence Crist was part of Rothstein's Ponzi scheme

Mostly True

Scott doesn't wants feds saying what should be covered


A claim that gets too far afield from evidence

No layoffs for police; no closed fire stations

Grow Florida's economy by $74B in GDP, $41B in personal income, and $1B in tax revenues

Expand use of nuclear power and alternative fuels

Reform Medicaid with a federal waiver