Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Charlie Crist's file

Crist

Democrat from Florida

Charlie Crist is a Democratic candidate for governor in 2014. As a Republican, he served as governor from 2007 to 2011. Crist left the Republican Party in 2010 to mount a campaign for the U.S. Senate as an independent. Crist lost the race to Marco Rubio. In 2012, he endorsed President Barack Obama and announced that he had registered as a Democrat.

Crist's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Crist's statements for that ruling.

  • True14 (%)(14)
  • Mostly True19 (%)(19)
  • Half True20 (%)(20)
  • Mostly False14 (%)(14)
  • False9 (%)(9)
  • Pants on Fire2 (%)(2)

Recent statements involving Charlie Crist

Recent stories featuring Charlie Crist

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