Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

All statements involving Charlie Crist

Mostly False

There's little chance the Legislature would have acted

False

Jobs claim derailed in 2011

Charlie Crist
Charlie Crist

Says high-speed rail would have created 60,000 jobs.

— PolitiFact Florida

False

No votes in the Senate during his term

True

Crist signed a 2008 amendment that doesn't apply here

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

True

First he said on top of natural growth, then he denied it

False

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

Half-True

Perhaps in the nation, but not in Florida

Mostly True

Precise number of averted layoffs difficult to pinpoint

Half-True

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

Mostly True

Attack ad omits a few details but basically right

Half-True

Yes, but Crist holds record per pupil

Half Flip

A partial change of position

Charlie Crist
Charlie Crist

On the economic stimulus.

— PolitiFact Florida

Full Flop

Was for repeal, now supports it

Charlie Crist
Charlie Crist

On support for the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly False

Ad is based in part on anecdotal and anonymous evidence

 Republican Party of Florida
Republican Party of Florida

Health insurance costs for Floridians are up 30 percent or more.

— PolitiFact Florida

Half-True

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

Pants on Fire!

No evidence Crist was part of Rothstein's Ponzi scheme