Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
Former Gov. Charlie Crist and current Gov. Rick Scott debated in Jacksonville on Oct. 21, 2014.

Fact-checking the third Florida governor's debate

CNN hosted a nationally televised debate between Rick Scott and Charlie Crist, their final face-off before Election Day. We checked the facts.

Rulings from PolitiFact National

The Latest from PolitiFact Florida

False

Jobs claim derailed in 2011

False

No votes in the Senate during his term

Mostly False

The evidence doesn't add up to 3,000

Half-True

Studies vary widely on the number and experts say it is hard to pinpoint

Half-True

There are escape clauses, but don't bet on it

False

Law on hold; future uncertain

Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Debbie Wasserman Schultz

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down Wisconsin's photo ID election law

— PolitiFact Wisconsin

False

Lots of actors in Digital Domain failure but wasn't a Ponzi scheme

Mostly True

Precise number of averted layoffs difficult to pinpoint

Half-True

You can't lay all the blame on any one governor

Pants on Fire!

Repealing Obamacare doesn't mean lifetime coverage

Half-True

Yes, but Crist holds record per pupil

Mostly False

League of Women Voters only said it would be fairer

Mostly False

Military program started under Bush in 2008