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 True34 (%)(34)
  • Half True37 (%)(37)
  • Mostly False27 (%)(27)
  • False21 (%)(21)
  • Pants on Fire7 (%)(7)

Rick Scott's website

Recent statements involving Rick Scott

Half-True

California added more overall jobs, but Florida added them at a faster rate

Mostly True

Tax changes aren't always what he wanted

Mostly True

The state did reach the magic number

Mostly False

Federal funding for a growing problem

Mostly True

Population, property values and inflation combine

Recent stories featuring Rick Scott

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in April 2016

A spat between a Starbucks heckler and Gov. Rick Scott led our fact-checks in April

 

Fact-checking a Hillary Clinton speech in Milwaukee

Hillary Clinton made claims contrasting herself with the Republican presidential candidates and her rival for the Democratic nomination, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

 

Fact-checking John Kasich's Milwaukee visit

Fact-checking Bernie Sanders' Madison speech

Previewing the 2016 Florida legislative session

Gov. Rick Scott kicks off the 2016 Legislature with a speech that will likely focus on his main concerns, taxes and jobs, but our Scott-O-Meter has been tracking several things he may talk about.

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Charlie Crist to run for Congress

Former Gov. Charlie Crist to run in Congressional District 13 in Pinellas County.

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 for June 2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush officially announced his 2016 candidacy for president, leading to a fresh round of attacks and claims.