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.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True14 (%)(14)
  • Mostly True34 (%)(34)
  • Half True37 (%)(37)
  • Mostly False28 (%)(28)
  • False23 (%)(23)
  • Pants on Fire7 (%)(7)

Rick Scott's website

Recent statements involving Rick Scott

Recent stories featuring Rick Scott

The third night of the 2016 Republican National Convention, fact-checked

Covering the third night of the Republican National Convention. 

It's not just Orlando. Scott often fails with FEMA requests

Florida’s requests for federal assistance in emergencies and disasters are denied much more than the national average.

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in May 2016

Gov. Rick Scott’s spat with California and claims by and about Donald Trump led our fact-checks in April.

 

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