Thursday, October 30th, 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.

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

Recent statements involving Charlie Crist

Recent stories featuring Charlie Crist

Crist, Scott keep recycling campaign attacks

We've reached the point where the talking points are repeated so much, it's hard to remember the truth. Good thing PolitiFact Florida can keep things clear.

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.

Did the rules of the debate say there would be no fan?

We take apart Fangate to see exactly what the rules said and how the Crist and Scott campaigns responded. 

Fact-checking the second Florida governor's debate

Charlie Crist and Rick Scott debated for the second time on Wednesday night, after controversy over a cooling fan. We checked the facts. 

Previewing the second Florida governor's debate

The candidates are starting to repeat themselves, using their favorite talking points over and over. Here's your fact-checking guide to their favorite lines.