Sunday, September 21st, 2014

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.

  • True12 (%)(12)
  • Mostly True17 (%)(17)
  • Half True17 (%)(17)
  • Mostly False12 (%)(12)
  • False7 (%)(7)
  • Pants on Fire2 (%)(2)

Recent statements involving Charlie Crist

Mostly True

Scott doesn't wants feds saying what should be covered

False

Not in cahoots, but GOP sure likes to remind Crist about his Ponzi pal

Half-True

Crist put donor on judicial panel, but no hard evidence for "control"

Pants on Fire!

The Legislature suspended those powers

Recent stories featuring Charlie Crist

PolitiFact Florida: Ready to check new promises from Florida’s next governor

We look at promises made on the 2014 campaign trail so far. 

Head into the gubernatorial primary with the facts on your side

PolitiFact Florida has checked statements by Gov. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist -- and we even paid some attention to Nan Rich, too!

Education attacks have played a key role in governor’s race

Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist have lambasted each other’s records on school funding while cherry-picking figures that put themselves in a favorable light.

NextGen Climate’s attacks on Florida Gov. Rick Scott

A PAC by billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer unleashed TV ads that accuse Scott of trying to fleece Duke Energy and for being too cozy with oil drilling interests

Does the All Aboard Florida rail project get taxpayer funding?

Gov. Rick Scott has said All Aboard is completely private. Former Gov. Charlie Crist says it gets millions from Florida taxpayers. We sort out the rail project’s complicated finances.