Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Rick Scott's file

Scott

Republican from Florida

Rick Scott, a wealthy Florida businessman, was first elected Florida's 45th governor on Nov. 2, 2010 and re-elected Nov. 4, 2014.

Scott's statements by ruling

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

  • True14 (%)(14)
  • Mostly True31 (%)(31)
  • Half True34 (%)(34)
  • Mostly False24 (%)(24)
  • False21 (%)(21)
  • Pants on Fire6 (%)(6)

Rick Scott's website

Recent statements involving Rick Scott

Full Flop

Clear support gives way to "No thanks."

Half-True

The definition is debatable depending on the cut

Half-True

Still behind 2007 if you account for inflation

Recent stories featuring Rick Scott

Fact-checking Rick Scott on the environment and sea-level rise

As Gov. Rick Scott denies news reports that say his administration tried to ban the use of term "climate change," we look back at our fact-checks about the governor and the environment.

Fact-checking claims about Selma and Voting Rights Act

On the 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Selma, we look back at our fact-checks about voting rights.

 

Rick Scott's 2015 State of the State speech annotated

Fact-checks about Selma and the Voting Rights Act

On the 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Selma, we look back at our fact-checks about voting rights

Fact-checks about the Florida Legislature

As the Florida Legislature convenes, PolitiFact Florida has fact-checked claims about bills related to guns, voter registration and school tests.

Fact-checking Gov. Rick Scott’s 2015 inauguration speech

After being sworn in as governor, Rick Scott made familiar claims about jobs, education spending and tax cuts during his Jan. 6 speech.